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20/05/2019

We used content analysis to analyse the representation of female scientists in animated short films on gender and science, selected from the Anima Mundi Festival, over 21 annual editions.

15/04/2019

By observing effects of the release of the 5th IPCC report, authors of this study suggest how learning from the news can explain the impact of news coverage on the recipients' knowledge about the consequences of climate change.

08/04/2019

Science museums are missing an opportunity to promote informal education, scientific literacy, public engagement and public visibility of scientists outside of museum walls via Instagram.

04/03/2019

Using textual and semiotic analysis, this article analyzes how the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) uses photography to produce demonstrative evidence of glacial retreat which, in turn, anchors a transmedia narrative about climate change.

25/02/2019

Results from a discourse analysis of 937 comments in online forums of two Austrian newspapers show that the social sciences are often referred to as a “special case”. While some use this argument to neglect its societal relevance, others use it to highlight its role as societal problem solver.

22/01/2019

Young people's decisions to study post-compulsory science are strongly influenced by the attitude of their parents, but many families, especially those from deprived backgrounds, see science as ‘na

17/01/2019

Focusing on a recent standard (BS ISO 27500:2016 “The human-centred organisation”) which encourages the adoption of a sociotechnical systems perspective across a wide range of businesses, organizations and ventures, authors discuss its potential application to virtual citizen science.

17/01/2019

Although hundreds of citizen science applications exist, there is lack of detailed analysis of volunteers' needs and requirements, usability mistakes and user experiences. Authors perform a literature review to identify articles which discuss user issues and develop a set of design guidelines.

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