Joachim Allgaier is Professor for Communication and Digital Society at the Department of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Sciences of Fulda University of Applied Sciences in Germany. Previously, he worked at RWTH Aachen University, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Helmholtz Research Center Jülich, the University of Vienna and the Open University. In 2015 he had been elected as a member of the Global Young Academy. His research interests concern communication and cooperation in the digital society, social media, online video, science and technology communication and disinformation and conspiracy theories in online media.
Scientist: Joachim Allgaier
Talking sustainability on TikTok: how ‘eco-influencers’ communicate
Joachim Allgaier, Professor for Communication and Digital Society at Fulda University (Germany), co-authored an academic paper on environmental communication on TikTok. The study found that the rapidly growing social media platform could have the potential to deal with sustainability issues in short and punchy videos without neglecting the complexity of the topics. He spoke to ...
“Interactive dialogue on social media platforms can help build public trust” – takeaways from the ESMH event at EYE2021
What lessons can we learn from Covid-19 to help us tackle the climate emergency? Has Covid-19 changed the way in which we interact with science? How can we reduce the impact of misinformation? And what roles should policymakers, journalists, scientists, and online platforms play?
Joachim Allgaier: “There are advantages and disadvantages to communicating with an online video format”
A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Joachim Allgaier about the spread of misinformation on YouTube. Joachim Allgaier is Professor for Communication and Digital Society at the Department of Nutritional, Food and Consumer Sciences of Fulda University of Applied Sciences in Germany. His research interests concern communication and cooperation in the digital society, including how information and ...