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PODCAST: Combating misinformation, with ADIA Excellence Award winner Dr Marian-Andrei Rizoiu

In this latest series of the Defence Connect Podcast, the Australian Defence Industry Awards Winner Showcase, Defence Connect sits down with award winners from ADIA 2023 to find out what makes them the best and the brightest in Australia’s defence industry.

In this latest series of the Defence Connect Podcast, the Australian Defence Industry Awards Winner Showcase, Defence Connect sits down with award winners from ADIA 2023 to find out what makes them the best and the brightest in Australia’s defence industry.

This inaugural episode features Excellence Award winner and Academic of the Year Dr Marian-Andrei Rizoiu, unpacking his research into combating the effects of misinformation.

  • The podcast begins by detailing Dr Rizoiu’s background as a computer engineer, how he used his skills to assess information flows in online and offline environments and its impact on information warfare.
  • Dr Rizoiu and host Liam Garman then unpack his research in detecting information operations agents beyond simply analysing what content they were posting.
  • The podcast wraps up with the pair discussing how to combat and mitigate the impact of misinformation in our democracy.


Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect Team

Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

Episode 447: PODCAST: Becoming the world’s most cyber-secure nation, with Cyber Security Minister Clare O’Neil
Episode 446: PODCAST: Local infrastructure – key to delivering Defence capabilities, with Cr Peter Hudson
Episode 445: PODCAST: A growing chorus calls for a national security strategy, with ANU’s Professor John Blaxland
Episode 444: PODCAST: Doing the rounds – the week that was in Defence and defence industry
Episode 443: PODCAST: Unpacking the history of Australia’s defence policy and posture, with Michael Pezzullo
Episode 442: PODCAST: Moving beyond the End of History
Episode 441: SPOTLIGHT: Unlocking Defence performance through infrastructure design, with HDR’s Tim Napper
Episode 440: PODCAST: US Space Force engages with Australian SMEs at AusSpace24
Episode 439: PODCAST: Australia’s growing need for a national security strategy, with Andrew Wallace MP
Episode 438: PODCAST: Delivering Black Hawk in record time and setting the record straight on Army’s Aviation evolution

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