Issue 02, 2018

15/05/2018

The journalistic coverage of biologically active compounds presented as promising drugs in Brazil – although only two of them completed the evaluation tests and got approved for commercialization – provides insights and strategies to build a more analytical view on drug research and development.

 

07/05/2018

By analysing answers provided by young students before and after visiting a science exhibition, the authors try to identify whether uncertainty of knowing can represent “a matter of emerging critical thinking, self-reflection and weighing of whether one has sufficient evidence to decide.”

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".

04/04/2018

A brand-new JCOM for Latin America and a brand-new look for JCOM. April 2018 marks a milestone in the history of JCOM. Innovation and stronger community engagement, always open access.