Working as: Junior Researcher of Crisis Sociology at the Institute of Social Studies, University of Tartu, Estonia
Main research areas: crises; disasters; emergencies; crisis communication; false information; information disorder; risk research; simulations; serious games; vulnerability.
In BECID is involved with: analysis of fact-checking practices, regulations and vulnerable audiences (WP3); Developing updated training programs for fact-checkers, teachers and social media activists (WP4).
Everyday MIL-related survival tip for information disorders: Always think why do you trust an information source. There lies the key to your media literacy.
Torpan, S., Hansson, S., Rhinard, M., Kazemekaityte, A., Jukarainen, P., Meyer, S. F., … & Orru, K. (2021). Handling false information in emergency management: A cross-national comparative study of European practices. International journal of disaster risk reduction, 57, 102151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102151