Public understanding of science and technology


This issue of JCOM explores the question ‘what works in science communication?’ from a variety of angles, as well as focusing on the politically sensitive


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


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 explana


This article proposes a classification of the current differences between online videos produced specifically for television and online videos produced fo


The phenomenon of lay readers of neuroscience being positively biased by the mere presence of brain images (fMRI), has been hotly debated, with recent fai


"Genetically Modified Organisms" are not a consistent category: it is impossible to discuss such a miscellaneous bunch of products, deriving from various


There is growing recognition that effective science communication should not merely focus on addressing scientific literacy but must also open dialogue be


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