Book Review

12/09/2018

"A collection of essays on the interrelationships among science, society and politics in modern knowledge societies (...) contributes to the important debate on the “whys” (instead of the “hows”) of science communication and its (long term) impact on science and society."

23/04/2018

How are media and political discourses about environmental pollution framed in Australia, China and Japan? By making use of novel and traditional means of analysis, authors of the book provide interesting insights relevant to those researching and practicing science communication of environmental issues.

11/04/2018

"Why would anyone wish to track the emergence of science communication in
Ireland? There are lessons to be learned, mistakes to avoid and ideas to be
borrowed. Although the focus is Ireland, many of the issues travel internationally".

20/03/2018

“A guidebook for spotting and debunking unscientific ideas in the political sphere”. Kizer (Ball State Univ.) considers D. Levitan’s book “a timely antidote for debunking anti-scientific rhetoric”.

20/02/2018

"If Truth Be Told: The Politics of Public Ethnography", by D. Fassin, sheds light upon the role ethnography plays in the public sphere and how anthropologists struggle to communicate their findings.

13/02/2018

"Taken as a whole, what Martin W. Angler’s book does particularly well is to introduce prospective science writers to the judgements they need to make as reflective practitioners".

 

28/11/2017

This article aims to present a critical analysis of the book entitled “Creative Research Communication ― Theory and Practice”, written by Clare Wilkinson and Emma Weitkamp (Manchester University Pr

15/11/2017

Shroeder Sorensen analyses in depth the close relationship of the TV-series Cosmos [1980] with the popular culture, in its broadest sense, at the time of its release.

13/03/2017

van den Sanden and Vries curate reflections and insights about the shared goals, practices and processes which bring together academics and practitioners in science education and communication.

22/02/2017

Englehard et al provide a wide-ranging look at synthetic biology, from discussion of how one might classify different synthetic approaches to consideration of risk and ethical issues.

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