Our colleagues Emre Erdoğan and Pınar Uyan Semerci were awarded by TÜBİTAK with their projects on “Infodemic” and COVID-19

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The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) opened a call for projects to understand the social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The project of our colleagues Emre Erdoğan and Pınar Uyan Semerci, titled as “Investigation of Individuals' Attitudes towards False Information and Determinants of These Attitudes for Effective Fighting with ‘Infodemic’: The Case of COVID-19” has been awarded under this project call.

The project targets to understand the information seeking processes of individuals during the crises such as COVID-19 pandemic and aims to develop effective policies to fight against the Infodemic which is defined as the contagion of the false information.