Emma Weitkamp

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...

16/12/2016

This issue sees the publication of several papers that contribute to our understanding of the challenges faced by researchers in communicating about...

21/09/2016

This issue of JCOM presents some interesting challenges relating to trust and the media ecology that supports science communication. Weingart and...

22/06/2016

Looking back over the past 5 years of articles published in JCOM, this editorial looks at the topics covered and the geographies represented and asks:...

20/04/2016

This issue forms Part II of JCOM's collection of articles and essays exploring the field of citizen science. Here I introduce the articles in Part II,...

17/03/2016

The academic journal paper has been around for several hundred years and during that time has seen shifts in style and structure. This editorial explores...

15/12/2015

The design, delivery and evaluation of JCOM Masterclasses has given us the opportunity to reflect on the audiences, training needs and training schemes...

29/09/2015

Taking the International Science in Popular Culture conference as a starting point, this editorial considers audiences for cultural products, considering...

11/06/2015

Measuring impact may be challenging, but does that mean we should accept a lack of ambition? Researchers in all fields are grappling with the challenge...

31/03/2015

This issue sees the implementation of new designs for the JCOM website and articles and there are plans for further updates over the next year. In a...

19/12/2014

Over the past decades there has been an increasing recognition of the need to promote dialogue between science and society. Often this takes the form of...

22/09/2014

This issue of the Journal of Science Communication raises a number of questions about the ways that new scientific research emerges from research...

06/05/2014

As academic communities across the globe are increasingly encouraged to share their knowledge outside the ivory towers of academia, it becomes ever more...

21/09/2012

Policy-makers, researchers and the general public seem to agree that there is a need for evidence-based policies. Here we report on a case study which...

30/10/2009

Formative evaluation should play a key role in the development of a science communication project or initiative. Such research is vital to understanding...

20/03/2009

The MSc in Science Communication offered by the University of the West of England is taught in short three day blocks, designed specifically to cater for...