About this event

  • Date and time Wed 16 Mar 2022 from 12:30pm to 1:15pm
  • Location Online

Register to join Episode 99 'Tackling hesitancy and online misinformation' on Zoom here.

Throughout the pandemic medical misinformation has spread online, undermining public health approaches and efforts to save lives.

In this episode of the COVID-19 series, we look at the impact of misinformation on vaccine hesitancy, and the strategies and interventions that can be used to tackle hesitancy and online misinformation.

Chaired by Dr Tim Ringrose, President of the RSM's Digital Health Section, our guests will be Simon Piatek, Digital Analytics Lead, LSHTM Vaccine Confidence Project and Professor Susan Michie, Professor of Health Psychology & Director of Centre for Behaviour Change, UCL.

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Key speakers

Chair: Dr Tim Ringrose

President of Digital Health Section, and CEO of Cognitant 

Simon Piatek

Digital Analytics Lead, LSHTM Vaccine Confidence Project

Professor Susan Michie

Professor of Health Psychology & Director of Centre for Behaviour Change, UCL



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations.

Special rates for difficult times

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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