Professor Enny Das is a Professor of Communication and Persuasion and leads the Persuasive Communication Research Group of the Centre for Language Studies at Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Her research examines the origins of individuals’ reluctance to accept risk information, the strategies to promote effective health communication, as well as the unconscious side effects of medical information. She is also interested in the role of the media in communicating health, such as how the media portrayed the H1N1 epidemic across Europe. Professor Das has obtained several national and international research grants (Dutch Research Council (NWO), Pink Ribbon, EU FP7) in the domains of persuasion and health communication, including the EU-funded project ECOM, and is a member of the Health Communication Division of the Netherlands Flanders Communication Association, and of the International Communication Association.
Scientist: Enny Das
COVID-19: how our behaviour can help stop the coronavirus
The spread of infectious diseases is linked with human behaviour, so behavioural science could be used to inform effective modelling and communication strategies to reduce transmission and contain COVID-19.
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Professor Enny Das about health communication and persuasion
Interview with Professor Enny Das, Professor of Communication and Persuasion, and Principle Investigator of the Persuasive Communication Research Group of the Centre for Language Studies at Radboud University in Nijmegen, Netherlands. How can the public be motivated and persuaded through health and risk communication to take effective responsive and preventative actions, such as physical distancing, and how ...