Issue 03, Special Issue: History of Science Communication, 2017

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Science communication is today a well-established ―although young― area of research. However, there are only a few books and papers analyzing how science...

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Modern science communication has emerged over the last 60 years as a field of study, a body of practice and a profession. This period has seen the birth...

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Japan's policy of “public understanding of science” (PUS) has shifted to “science communication” since 2003. That year, there were a number of...

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The history of science communication in Aotearoa New Zealand starts with the stories told by the indigenous Māori people and has often been rooted in...

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The research field of science communication is fairly neglected in South Africa. The university system in South Africa, with a few exceptions, pays scant...

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

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In this paper, we identify some milestones in the construction process for mobile science museums and centres in Brazil. As background for presenting the...

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During the course of several decades, several scientists and groups of scientists lobbied the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) about science...

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Previous studies have concluded that science coverage in Soviet countries was determined by the ideological function of the media. This paper analyses...

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In the last decades of the 19th century education played a major role in Mexican society, when efforts were being made to restructure it based on the...

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This study compares Australian government vaccination campaigns from two very different time periods, the early nineteenth century (1803–24) and the...

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Between the 1950s and the 1980s the British nuclear industry engaged with ordinary people in a wide range of ways. These included articles in the print...

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By focusing on a specific episode of 20th Century physics — the discovery of parity violation in 1957 — the paper presents a study of the types of...

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This paper explores the combined effects of everyday life technological devices and advertisements in constituting an efficient way to scientific...

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This contribution concerns the role of the Victorian newspaper correspondence column in advancing knowledge of dermatology in relation to corporal...

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As a case study, we analyze an article of the psychiatrist Henrique Roxo published in 1942 in two publications directed to different publics. The...