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Evidence Party Workshop
Tuesday, 6 November 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)
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.
When: Tues. Nov. 6, from 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Where: East Common Room, Hart House
Cost: Free / This event is for students only
*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.
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