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    Aliaksandr Herasimenka

    Director of Research

    Dr Aliaksandr Herasimenka is a postdoctoral researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. His work investigates the consequences of digital manipulation for the global information environment. He also studies how people adopt technologies to increase political engagement in authoritarian settings. His current research utilises social data science to study disinformation on fringe digital platforms disseminated by sceptic and contrarian movements opposing climate change and public health policies. Aliaksandr is a fellow at the Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science and Media. He holds a PhD in Communication, degrees in European Studies, Political Science and Computer Science.

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