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LUMS faculty among winners of prestigious Facebook research award

LUMS faculty among winners of prestigious Facebook research award

Three faculty members of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) are among the winners of Foundational Integrity Research: Misinformation and Polarisation research award announced by the Facebook. The award allows them to develop and test an in-house deepfake-busting technology.  Dr. Ayesha Ali from the Economics department at the LUMS School of Humanities and Social Sciences,…

French magazine cancels Ballon d’Or 2020 award

French magazine cancels Ballon d’Or 2020 award

The ‘France Football’ magazine has cancelled the prestigious Ballon d’Or 2020 award sighting COVID-19 as a reason. The historical award of Ballon d’Or was firstly bestowed in 1956 to Stanley Matthews of Blackpool. The legendary players of current times Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo won it six and five times, respectively. Media reports say that…