Linda Slapakova

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Analyst
Cambridge Office

Education

M.Phil. in international relations, St Antony's College, University of Oxford; B.A. in international affairs (European peace and security studies), Vesalius College, Brussels

Overview

Linda Slapakova is an analyst with RAND Europe working in the area of defence, security and infrastructure. Her educational and professional experience spans a range of security and defence policy areas including emerging security threats, trans-Atlantic security and defence cooperation, and counterterrorism. 

Prior to joining RAND, Slapakova conducted research with think tanks and organisations in Brussels and the UK including the Crime Terror Nexus Project, the Institute for Economics and Peace, and the Centre for European Policy Studies. She holds a M.Phil. in international relations from the University of Oxford and a B.A. (summa cum laude) in international affairs (European peace and security studies) from Vesalius College Brussels. 

Languages

Czech, English, German, French

Commentary

  • Virtual human 3D illustration with computer code, photo by monsitj/Getty Images

    A Machine Learning Approach Could Help Counter Disinformation

    Disinformation has become a central feature of the COVID-19 crisis. As this type of malign information and high-tech “deepfake” imagery can spread so fast online, it poses a risk to democratic societies worldwide by increasing public mistrust in governments and public authorities. New research highlights new ways to detect and dispel disinformation online.

    Jun 25, 2020 C4ISRNET

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