Science communication: theory and models

14/10/2019

This research develops a conceptual framework for telling visual stories about science using short-format videos, termed SciCommercial videos, that draw upon marketing communication.

30/09/2019

As science communication develops as a field of both practice and research, it needs to address issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion across a wide range, including race, power, class, gender.

05/08/2019

At a time when science is perceived to be under attack and our planet is facing severe challenges, the role of science journalism in taking on these challenges was a key theme of the 11th World Con

01/07/2019

Individuals with low or no vision cannot participate fully of astronomical discoveries if visual media is the primary communication mechanism. This paper describes progress made through technological developments in tactile 3D models using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory to improve access to data. 

14/06/2019

By exploring motives that drive #scicomm, we point out that political motives are the major driving force behind most #scicomm programmes, with the result that educational and promotional objectives are blurred and science communication activities are rarely evaluated meaningfully.

14/06/2019

This study explores the field of scientific policy advice in environmental and energy policies in France to gain insights into the role of think tanks. The results of the study reveal that the think tanks have become more independent actors and that scientific policy advice has gained autonomy.

04/03/2019

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.

06/11/2018

“Priest, Goodwin and Dahlstrom's [2018] edited collection, ‘Ethics and Practice in Science Communication’, is a significant step forwards in allowing for contemporary reflection on the ethical considerations currently influencing the field.”

01/10/2018

Results of this study indicate that Dutch public Attitudes toward GM applications are best predicted by both the attitude toward science and technology and three trust measures. “Overall, psychological variables seem better predictors than demographics”.

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