On the Media

On the media

30 March 2021 – Professor Chris Reed spoke to Darryl Morris on Talk Radio and talked about our Fake News Immunity chatbot:https://cdn2.talksport.com/tscdn/talkradio/audio/listenagain/20210328_0530_LA.mp3

18 February 2021 – Our chatbot was included in the World Health Organisations’ “Infodemic Management News Flash” newsletter.

31 December 2020 – “Universities of Liverpool and Dundee launch Fake News Immunity Chatbot“. UKAuthority.

21 December 2020 – “Universities launch chatbot in response to COVID-19 misinformation battle“. Mobile Marketing.

18 December 2020 – “Chatbot that fights COVID-19 misinformation launched by Liverpool and Dundee universities“. Ed Technology.

18 December 2020 – “Would you fall for COVID misinformation? Chatbot can help you find out“. Pharmaphorum.

18 December 2020 – “Chatbots fighting false alarms on COVID-19 launched by the University of Liverpool and the University of Dundee“. Eminetra.

18 December 2020 – “Chatbot launched to fight COVID-19 misinformation“. Health Tech World.

16 December 2020 – “Chatbot launched in the fight against false alarms on COVID-19“. Florida News Times.

30 September 2020 – The UK Parliament Knowledge Exchange has integrated Dr. Elinor Carmi’s insights feeding into their piece on Life beyond COVID-19: What are experts concerned about?

28 September 2020 – Dr. Elena Musi is interviewed for the Mental Health Monday podcast – “Why conspiracy theories thrive and how to cope with them“.

27 May 2020 – “UK funds COVID-19 myth-busting project“. China Daily.

27 May 2020 – “UK funds COVID-19 myth-busting project“. ECNS.

20 May 2020 – An Insider’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence with Dr. Elena Musi and Prof. Chris Reed.


7-11 July 2021 – Dr. Elinor Carmi and Dr. Elena Musi will give a talk on “Developing Fake News Immunity: How chatbots can help people navigate online manipulations” at the International Association for Media and Communication Research. Nairobi, Kenya (Online).

21-25 June 2021 – Dr. Elena Musi will present at the Conference on User Modelling, Adaptation and Personalization. Utrecht, Netherlands (online).

2 June 2021 – Dr. Elena Musi and Dr. Elinor Carmi will give several training session at the World Health Organisation’s 2nd training in infodemic management week.

21 April 2021 – Dr. Elena Musi talked at the North West Behavioural Sciences Hub webinar on “Making sense of behavioural insights: Using behavioural science to address vaccine hesitancy”

18 March 2021 – Dr. Elinor Carmi and Dr. Elena Musi will present the fake news immunity chatbot at the Building data literacy with the teaching profession at global scale workshop.

9-12 March 2021 – Dr Kay O’Halloran and Dr. Elena Musi will give a keynote titled “Developing fake news immunity” at the “Trust Me!” Truthfulness and Truth Claims across Media, Linnaeus University, Sweden.

8 March 2021 – Run by Dr. Elena Musi and Dr. Elinor Carmi – “Developing Fake News Immunity” workshop at Mozilla Festival.

27 January 2021 – Run by Dr. Elena Musi and Dr. Elinor Carmi -Leveraging Human Computer Interaction to Develop Fake News Immunity. The Centre for Digital Humanities and Social Sceinces, Liverpool University.

7 January 2021 – Dr. Elena Musi, Dr. Elinor Carmi, Professor Kay Ohalloran and Dr. Myrto Aloumpi will conduct a workshop with Sefton Council, UK.

12 November 2020 – Dr. Elinor Carmi will give a talk at “Trust, Media Ethics & Governance During COVID-19 Crisis” workshop at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), together with Yik Chan, Yun Long, Kuo-Wei Wu and Amrita Choudhury. (Online).

4 November October 2020 – Dr. Myrto Aloumpi gave a talk titled Attempts to overthrow the democracy: from Classical Athens to the trial of Golden Dawn“, at Stegi Vitsentzos Kornaros (Sitia, Crete).