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Lost Women of Science ~ Studying Misinformation on Social Media

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - Journalist and author Katie Hafner, and bioethicist Amy Scharf have launched a new podcast titled “Lost Women of Science.” They join us to discuss the importance of recognizing and remembering these important female trailblazers. ~~~ Dan Pemstein, associate professor of political science and public policy, has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the impact of misinformation on social media and how countries seek to control online space. Pemstein is the principal investigator for the project, which is part of a larger collaboration with investigators at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Brandeis University.