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Print/Online Media Engagements

How misinformation affects social determinants of health
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How Social Media Is Shaping Our Fears of — and Response to — the Coronavirus
Covid-19: Older adults and the risks of misinformation
Why are people faking Coronavirus stories?
Pseudoscience is taking over social media and putting us all at risk
Pseudoscience free run: Train scientists to interact with public often
Why dramatic enquiry as a form of public engagement gave me my most enjoyable week as an academic
Is India ready to handle an epidemic? The frightful truth behind Nipah outbreak
India must be more transparent about disease threats
Communication is key during a public health threat like Zika and India has fallen short
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Select Invited Talks to Policy makers, Think Tanks & Industry leaders

2021

Invited by SDW (Foundation of the German Industry)

to deliver a talk on pseudoscience to all Klaus Murmann Fellowship Programme scholarship holders in the UK.

2020

Invited by Students for Global Health (SoGH), Imperial College to deliver a seminar on the “Communicating COVID” webinar panel and discuss challenges posed by misinformation.

2020

Invited to the World Health Organisation’s ad-hoc global online consultation to develop an infodemic management framework.

2021

Invited by the Strategy Group, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India to participate in a high level panel on misinformation, pandemics and public health.

2020

Invited to the Royal Society’s Expert Roundtable Discussion on Vaccine Misinformation.

2018

Invited by University of Brasilia and the World Health Organization to present research findings on social media and outbreak communication as part of seminar series on Health: Communication in Risk Situations in Brasilia, Brazil.

Audio-Visual & Theatre Engagements

Science Podcast Series

2019-20

Produced The Batsapp Project, a 3-episode podcast series on misinformation during the 2018 Nipah outbreak in India. The series captured more than 800 minutes of audio footage through interviews with frontline workers, bureaucrats, journalists and scientists from India, UK, Belgium and Switzerland. The podcasts were supported by the RSTMH, the European Science Engagement Association and Global Health News. The series is available on iTunes, PodBeanSpotify, and SoundCloud.