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Prof. Karim Lekadir: Applications, risks, ethical and societal impacts of AI in healthcare

Interview with Prof. Karim Lekadir, Director of the 'Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Lab' at the Universitat de Barcelona (BCN-AIM). He co-authored a study for the European Parliament's Panel on the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) entitled 'Artificial Intelligence in healthcare: Applications, risks, ethical and societal impacts' which he will present on 11 February 2022 ...

Arie Kruglanski, The young woman with medical mask on her face stands on the crowded street

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Arie Kruglanski about our need for cognitive closure during COVID-19

Interview with Arie Kruglanski, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, and co-founder and senior investigator at the National Center for the Study of Terrorism and the Response to Terrorism (START). How do our personal impressions, experiences and attitudes, related to the coronavirus pandemic, affect who we are as individuals, our relations with ...

Barbara J. Sahakian, The young woman with medical mask on her face stands on the crowded street

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor Barbara Sahakian about brain changes during COVID-19

Interview with Professor Barbara Sahakian, Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of Cambridge, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, UK. How is the pandemic changing our brains, in situations when we haven’t contracted the virus itself? How is it impacting it both physically and psychologically, and are these long-term changes? Barbara ...

John Drury, The young woman with medical mask on her face stands on the crowded street

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Professor John Drury about changes in social identity during COVID-19

Interview with John Drury, Professor of Social Psychology and Director of Research and Knowledge Exchange in the School of Psychology at the University of Sussex, UK. How does our social identity change during mass emergencies and disasters, and in times of a pandemic such as this one? John Drury: Social identity is a very useful ...

Nathalie MacDermott interview

Balancing the risks: Dr Nathalie MacDermott on lockdown easing and the UK perspective

Dr Nathalie MacDermott is a clinical lecturer at King’s College London, sub-specialising in paediatric infectious diseases in the NHS. She also has significant experience in medical response to disaster and epidemic situations in Africa and Asia Some countries in Europe, including the UK, have begun easing their lockdown restrictions. In what ways can lockdowns be ...

Tell Me EU Project

EU project : TELL ME

TELL ME (Transparent communication in Epidemics: Learning Lessons from experience, delivering effective Messages, providing Evidence) is a 36 month Collaborative Project, which aims to provide evidence and to develop models for improved risk communication during infectious disease crises. TELL ME combines public health, social sciences, behavioral sciences, political sciences, law, ethics, communication and media, in ...

Communicating Science via Social Media

The ESMH kick-off event : Communicating Science via Social Media June 27, 2018

More than 50 representatives of the scientific community, European research organisations and journalists engaged into a stimulated debate on the challenges of communicating science via social media.