Professionalism, professional development and training in science communication

11/06/2018

External assessments, self-assessments and survey data have demonstrated that the Engage course - a graduate-student-created and led program at the University of Washington for graduate students in scientific disciplines - has a positive effect on trainees’ skills in communicating with public audiences.

27/02/2018

Ethical dilemmas,new horizons in science, challenges in global health and changing climate, and difficulties science journalism is presented with at a time when science appears to be under attack.

28/11/2017

This article aims to present a critical analysis of the book entitled “Creative Research Communication ― Theory and Practice”, written by Clare Wilkinson and Emma Weitkamp (Manchester University Pr

20/09/2017

What is it that really makes communicating science a good, moral thing to do? And are there limits to the potential ‘goodness’ of science communication?

28/03/2017

This article provides a starting position and scene-setter for an invited commentary series on science communication and public intellectualism.

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 their research, adding richness to our understan

06/07/2016

In considering the ethos of science, Robert Merton [1973] posited that openness and secrecy reflect opposing values in the accomplishment of science.

22/06/2016

This commentary seeks to spark further discussion on the continuing professional development in science communication, presenting comments from practitioners who were asked to reflect on the compet

09/06/2016

The use and availability of digital media is changing researchers' roles and simultaneously providing a route for a more engaging relationship with stakeholders throughout the research process.

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