Representations of science and technology


Public confidence in research is important for scientific results to achieve societal impact. Swedish surveys suggest consistent but differing levels of confidence in different research areas.


Science and technology have become tools to legitimize messages that affect the world in terms of society, politics and economy.


Fiction is often credited with shaping public attitudes to science, but little science communication research has studied fans' deep engagement with a science-themed fiction text.


This study analyzes the role that homeopathy-related stories are playing in Spanish political discourse. We analyzed the viewpoints of headlines in 8 digital dailies for 3 years. The results indicated that the stance on therapy's lack of scientific evidence gained ground during the period studied.


Investigation on how these two India and Europe have envisioned the concept of innovation, particularly in studying and comparing how they have focused on people, both as final beneficiaries (and thus principal legitimisers) of policy actions, and as actors themselves in the innovation process.


We used content analysis to analyse the representation of female scientists in animated short films on gender and science, selected from the Anima Mundi Festival, over 21 annual editions.


Using textual and semiotic analysis, this article analyzes how the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) uses photography to produce demonstrative evidence of glacial retreat which, in turn, anchors a transmedia narrative about climate change.


Science Hunters is an outreach project which employs the computer game Minecraft to engage children with scientific learning and research through school visits, events, and extracurricular clubs.


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