Social sciences element of VIGILANT

Discover the sixth video in our #GettoknowVIGILANT series, diving into the distinctive features of the VIGILANT Project. This episode offers an insight into the social sciences aspect of VIGILANT.

Brendan Spillane, our Principal Investigator, highlights the project's focus on enhancing police authorities' capabilities to effectively investigate and address disinformation. He emphasizes the importance of understanding the social drivers and behavioral dynamics behind disinformation campaigns, as well as the causes for their proliferation. Additionally, he underscores the significance of discerning when and how to intervene, as misguided attempts can potentially worsen the situation. Beyond merely providing tools, the project aims to empower police authorities with the internal knowledge necessary to tackle disinformation effectively.

Watch the full video below.