Bankole Falade holds an MSc in Social and Public Communication (DPBS, LSE) and PhD in Social Psychology (DPBS, LSE). His research interests are in science and health communication in the context of psychological, social, religious, economic and global factors. His latest book, Falade, B. A. and Murire, M. Health Communication and disease in Africa: beliefs, traditions and stigma, was published in 2021 by Palgrave Macmillan.
Bankole works part time on the UKRI and EU funded project, POIESES, which brings together partners from seven countries across Europe to study the impact of integrity and integration on societal trust in science. He previously held an academic position at DPBS LSE and research positions at the University of Bielefeld, Germany and Stellenbosch University in South Africa. He is on the editorial advisory board of Science Communication journal, data editor Cultures of Science journal, and advisory board member International Research Network for the Study of Science and Belief in Society.