misinformation

A tweet claim by US President Donald Trump about election fraud

UNSW psychology researchers have shown how to better communicate key messages and avoid misinformation.

Man holds cup of liquid

They’re calling for advice before using bleach or disinfectant. Or they’re calling to ask about side-effects after gargling, spraying or bathing in them. It’s a worry.

A photo of Scott Morrison at a press release conference.

A lack of transparency and good policy has created a challenge for trust in political leaders, says a UNSW Sydney constitutional law expert.

COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

Misleading claims about COVID-19 vaccines can negatively impact public confidence in immunisation uptake, a new UNSW Sydney study reveals. 

Myths and conspiracies surround COVID-19

Myths and conspiracies surround COVID-19 – so, how can scientists cut through the misinformation? A UNSW Sydney medical scientist explains.

Fake news and democracy

From hashtags to deepfakes, Dr Cameron Edmond from the UNSW Faculty of Art & Design addresses how to navigate the murky waters of online misinformation.