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Recognition, belief and an emotional response to disinformation are key factors in it being shared on social media, report finds

23 February 2021

Researchers constructed ‘communist killer dolphin’ news story to test readers’ reactions

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Hundreds of fake Twitter accounts linked to China sowed disinformation prior to the US election - report

28 January 2021

‘Significant attempt to influence the trajectory of US politics’

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Machine learning helps to predict new violence hot spots

12 October 2020

Cardiff University analysis uncovers ‘no alcohol’ locations that could be targeted to reduce violent crime

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“Super-sharers” responsible for a disproportionate amount of Covid-19 disinformation on social media, study suggests

30 September 2020

Fake news risks having a negative impact on trust in scientists and experts, report concludes

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‘Home of innovation’ reaches highpoint

7 July 2020

sbarc | spark to ignite ideas

“National evidence grid” offers lifeline to public services

18 June 2020

A new report highlights how quality controls for evidence and guidance can reduce waste and improve public services.

New Research Shows How Disinformation is Becoming Normalised and Domesticated in Europe

15 June 2020

Researchers trace the influence of innovations in digital influence engineering pioneered by far-right groups and agencies linked to the Kremlin.

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Younger people and users of niche social media platforms are more likely to share Covid-19 disinformation, says study

1 June 2020

Fake news is having an impact on trust in science and experts, data suggests

Violence in England and Wales 2019

21 April 2020

Cardiff University analysis finds 11,820 fewer people injured in serious violence than in 2018

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Rumours About the Efficacy of Ibuprofen Vs Paracetamol in Treating COVID-19 Symptoms

14 April 2020

A new report provides analysis of rumours and uncertainties about the efficacy of Ibuprofen versus Paracetamol in managing the symptoms of Covid-19.