Details: How to tell science from science-ish: tricks and tips for evaluating health-related statements by policymakers, opinion leaders, and the media.
An intimate lunch and learn session with Julia Belluz and Prof Cameron Norman, Dalla Lana School of Public Health.
*This event is part of the 2012 Hart House Hancock Lecture with Julia Belluz, Who lives and who dies: will social media decide?.
Julia Belluz and Prof. Cameron Norman
Over lunch, students will break out into small groups to critically appraise a health statement from the day’s news. They will come up with ideas about how they would probe the statement, and hold the statement-maker to account, which questions they might ask, etc.
Debrief with group about findings and take away items