Science Misinformation: What is Real Science and What is Not

  • September 23, 2024
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Zoom virtual lecture

     Fiona Rawle, PhD

Dr. Fiona Rawle has a Ph.D in Pathology and Molecular Medicine and is a Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Dept. of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga. Her research focuses on science misinformation, public communication of science, and bias in STEM. She has received numerous awards focused on teaching, including the 3M National Teaching Fellowship.

Dr. Rawle routinely gives science of learning workshops across North America, and is also a member of the University of Toronto's TIDE group (Toronto Initiative for Diversity & Excellence), through which she gives lectures and workshops on unconscious bias, equity, and diversity.

Science Misinformation: What Is Real Science and What Is Not

This session will explore the concept of science misinformation. We’ll look at the origin stories behind some recent science misinformation campaigns, and end with giving you tools you can use to tell what is real science and what is not.


This event is part of the Fall 2024 Speaker series. 

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