The art of spreading facts, conveying knowledge and busting media myths
- Date: –20:00
- Location: Lecture hall X Biskopsgatan 3, Uppsala
- Lecturer: Emma Frans, The Alumnus of the Year 2019
- Organiser: Uppsala universitet, Development Office
- Contact person: Sarah H Schütz
The Alumnus of the Year 2019 award is being presented to researcher, author, popular educator and science writer Emma Frans for her “tireless work to increase the resistance to misleading facts and fake news”.The award will be presented on 3 March 2020 in conjunction with a lecture by Emma Frans at the University Main building in Uppsala.
Please note that the number of seats is limited.
Emma Frans’s “Science Watch” column in Svenska Dagbladet deals with current topics and claims from a scientific perspective. In 2018 she became associated with SVT, the Swedish national public television broadcaster, as a science expert on SVT News Online, and the same year she was appointed a Democracy Ambassador by the Swedish government – an assignment intended to promote, entrench and defend democracy in Sweden.
The event is open to the public and free of charge.
Read more about Emma Frans and the award Alumnus of the Year here
Photo: Mikael Wallerstedt