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CHI’21, May 8-13 (virtual). W10: Opinions, Intentions, Freedom of Expression, …, and Other Human Aspects of Misinformation Online, 7 May JST 2200 – 8 May JST 0200 / 7 May EDT 0900-1300 / 7 May CEST 1500-1900, Organizers: Lara Schibelsky Codoy Piccolo, The Open University UK; Diotima Bertel, SYNYO GmbH; Tracie Farrell, The Open University UK; Pinelopi Troullinou, Trilateral Research. See here and here
VAXVOX Science Talks. Myths and facts about vaccination (13 November 2020). Rewatch the event here