Issue 01, march 2013

20/03/2013

In the next few months, JCOM will undergo relevant changes. A new owner will take charge of its editorial management and define new development...

28/01/2013

Various science events including Science Cafés have been held in Japan. However, there is the question whether these are events in which all people in...

27/02/2013

Spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) is a popular form of treatment for back pain among other musculoskeletal disorders, and it has received increasing...

21/03/2013

Communicating science to scientists works well thanks to well-defined communication structures based on both printed material in peer-reviewed...

21/03/2013

Scientific journalism ought to pay attention not only to the “products” of science, but also to the ways in which it operates in any given historical and...

21/03/2013

The science&art research played an important role in the topics covered by JCOM because actually the convergence of languages and themes of art and...

21/03/2013

This paper brings some reflections on JCOM and, in general on a science communication journal, from the perspective of the developing world. It is...

21/03/2013

The JCOM I would appreciate reading should address in real time the emerging trends and pressing issues concerning Science in society; it would be...

21/03/2013

Throughout its existence JCOM has earned a special recognition as a space of confluence for the international community of science communicators, but how...

21/03/2013

Any development issue has mainly two dimensions — ‘interest of few and interest of many’, so is ‘science-communication’ as well, which leads to...

21/03/2013

JCOM is eleven years old, and this is certainly a reason to celebrate. The journal has been a tribune where we could observe how geographical and...

21/03/2013

In terms of efficiency, managing the effects of overpublising (the sheer volume of new papers published each week) has become seriously challenging for...

21/03/2013

JCOM can enhance its contribution to the science communication community by greater rigour in selection and editing and by opening up to reader comment...

21/03/2013

This short comment presents a few suggestions for the enrichment of JCOM seen from the perspective of an informal learning expert.

21/03/2013

Three possibilities are suggested by the author that aims to improve the quality of Science Communication. These are quicker responses to the...