poster misinformationcovid

Have you recently used online resources to get information related to Covid-19?
Have you encountered any online COVID-19 misinformation lately?

Researchers in the McGill School of Information Studies are looking for adults aged 60 years or older to participate in a study aimed at understanding the spread of COVID-19 misinformation and its effect on older adults.

They wish to hear about how you have been using online resources (such as online search, social media, websites, etc.), to get COVID-19 information during this pandemic. Your input is vital to improving the design of online resources.


  • To  participate you must be aged 60 years or older and reside in Canada 
  • Interviews will be conducted over 25-30 minutes phone calls. 
  • Participants will be compensated $10 (Gift card or e-transfer) for their time.

To participate, please contact:
Amira Ghenai, PhD at  or 519-722-1055. 

Principal investigator:
Prof. Karyn Moffatt
Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Inclusive Social Computing
School of Information Studies, McGill University
or 514-398-1878.

More information:



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