Science communication: theory and models

14/06/2019

We explore and discuss the diverse motives that drive science communication, pointing out that political motives are the major driving force behind most science communication programmes including s

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.

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”.

12/09/2018

"A collection of essays on the interrelationships among science, society and politics in modern knowledge societies (...) contributes to the important debate on the “whys” (instead of the “hows”) of science communication and its (long term) impact on science and society."

10/09/2018

Is science communication research becoming a research field in its own right? Employing a co-citation analysis of scholarly publications from 1996 to 2015, authors assess to what extent a coherent communication network exists, suggesting an increasing emancipation of the field.

06/08/2018

This paper provides a comparison of the more common research process involving public research funding with science crowdfunding. Authors suggest that science crowdfunding can be successfully used to generate “crowd-supported science” by means of this Crowd Community.

20/06/2018

Science documentaries can influence individuals’ intention to engage in information-related behaviors. This study investigates how the use of different source types and communication settings within the same manipulated clip of a well-known documentary can impact viewers intentions to engage in exchanging information.

07/05/2018

By analysing answers provided by young students before and after visiting a science exhibition, the authors try to identify whether uncertainty of knowing can represent “a matter of emerging critical thinking, self-reflection and weighing of whether one has sufficient evidence to decide.”

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