Science communication: theory and models

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.”

23/01/2018

An overview of available empirical research on educational comics, focusing on cognitive mechanisms that turn visual narratives into powerful tools to make science more engaging.

13/12/2017

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 topic of climate change.

13/12/2017

This paper analyzes data collected but not reported in the study featured in van der Linden, Leiserowitz, Feinberg, and Maibach [van der Linden et al., 2015].

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?

18/09/2017

Science communicators develop qualitative and quantitative tools to evaluate the ‘impact’ of their work however narrative is rarely adopted as a form of evaluation.

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