The L.I.D. on COVID-19 project is part of a larger two-year research initiative funded by the Government of Canada via the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). The initiative, Inoculating Against an Infodemic: Microlearning Interventions to Address CoV Misinformation, is a collaboration between researchers at Royal Roads and Ryerson University Social Media Lab.

Based out of Royal Roads University, L.I.D. on COVID-19 focuses on developing and promoting learning and information design for COVID-19 digital education resources. Our research expertise includes specialization in science communication, online misinformation, education technology, and flexible and open education.

The first stage of our research involves a weekly newsletter, Flatten the Curve, which is a quick resource for people looking for streamlined and accurate information on COVID-19. As the research develops, more resources will be added to this site.

Our partners at the Social Media Lab have developed an online COVIDMisInfo Portal to spotlight COVID-19-related misinformation and provide timely and actionable information to protect and support communities.

This research is in partnership with Royal Roads University and the Ryerson Social Media Lab, and is funded by the Canadian Institute for Health Research.


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