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LLR Blog: Programme for the day


9am Registration and Refreshments

9.30am Introduction and Welcome from LSBU and Housekeeping

9.35am Ice Breaker

9.45am-10.15am Adam Blackwell (Proquest) The Good News About Fake News: It’s a Far Bigger Problem than You Thought!

10.15am - 10.35am Carol Hollier (University of Nottingham) Critical Approaches to sourcing information on the web and fake news

10.35am - 10.50am Break

10.50am-11.10am Andy Tattersall (University of Sheffield) New research needs to be better reported and librarians can help with that

11.15pm-11.30pm Lorna Smith (Newcastle University) Developing Fake News Ninjas

11.30am-12.15pm Keynote speaker – Rita Marcella and Graeme Baxter (Robert Gordon University) Debating the research agenda around Fake News

12.15pm-1.15pm Lunch, Networking and Stands

1.15pm-1.45pm Peter Keep and Robin Pomeroy (The Charlotte Project) The Charlotte Project - Engaging youth on fake news

1.45pm-2pm Gwen Kent (University of Bedfordshire)Information Literacy, the cure for fake news: making the connection at the University of Bedfordshire

2pm-2.20pm Amanda Closier and Ute Manecke (Open University) #FakeNewsFriday and other information literacy tales from the Open University Library

2.25pm-2.45pm Carol Price, Mandy Goode and Janice Wright (Birmingham City University) Developing the research skills of students studying for their EPQ (Extended Project Qualification)

2.45pm-3.15pm Georgina Cronin, Katie Hughes and Lucy Welch (University of Cambridge) From personal engagement to public engagement – the journey from experiencing fake news to educating others

3.15pm-3.30pm Afternoon Break

3.30pm-3.45pm Heather Lincoln and Kay Griffiths (Imperial College London) Teaching activities for business news and fake news information literacy

3.45pm-4.05pm Sebastian Krutkowski (University of Roehampton) Beyond source evaluation: using political satire to address fake news

4.05pm-4.20pm – Alison Skoyles and Kathy Neville (LSBU) HEAR-badged Fake News workshops and working with Journalism students

4.20pm-4.30pm Closing comments