By exploring motives that drive #scicomm, we point out that political motives are the major driving force behind most #scicomm programmes, with the result that educational and promotional objectives are blurred and science communication activities are rarely evaluated meaningfully.


Authors show how problematic precedents set by the 1975 Asilomar Conference emerge in contemporary discussions on CRISPR, and a recent controversy on field trial releases of genetically modified mosquitoes, and how they undermine efforts to engage publics in decisions in science-policy interface.


An overview of available empirical research on educational comics, focusing on cognitive mechanisms that turn visual narratives into powerful tools to make science more engaging.


The history of public communication of science in Spain is yet to be written. Few academic studies exist that have tackled this subject.


Factors that influence reception and use of information are represented in this koru model of science communication using the metaphor of a growing plant.


"Genetically Modified Organisms" are not a consistent category: it is impossible to discuss such a miscellaneous bunch of products, deriving from various biotech methods, as if they had a common de


As a result of the large number of media used and a variety of objectives pursued by the various Public Communication of Science (PCS) activities, their evaluation turns into a daunting task.


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