Issue 01, 2014

13/03/2014

The demand for evaluation of science communication practices and the number and variety of such evaluations are all growing. But it is not clear what...

13/03/2014

An evaluation toolkit developed as part of the EU-funded PLACES project was applied in 26 case studies across Europe. Results show, among other things,...

13/03/2014

The great increase in visitor studies on science museums and centres (SMC) has been marked also by a shift in approach to these studies, paying more...

13/03/2014

Evaluations of science communication activities before, during and after their implementation can provide findings that are useful in planning further...

13/03/2014

Even in the best-resourced science communication institutions, poor quality evaluation methods are routinely employed. This leads to questionable data,...

13/03/2014

As science museums and centres (SMC) broaden their practices to include the development of scientific citizenship, evaluation needs also to take account...

11/02/2014

The study investigated the extent to which transmission and cognition, the first two stages in the research use process, are accomplished for winemakers...

04/03/2014

This paper explores media coverage of climate science through a selection of Spanish newspapers (El País, El Mundo, ABC, Expansión and Levante). We...

13/03/2014

In contrast to past consensus, many authors now feel that the passive voice compromises the quality of scientific writing. However, studies involving...

13/03/2014

Metaphors and visualizations are important for science communication, though they may have limitations. This paper describes the development and...