New Publications

16/10/2018

According to the Gateway Belief Model, scientists and science educators should stress the scientific consensus when engaging with the lay population across a wide variety of mediums, including deba

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”.

26/09/2018

Based on their personal experiences when publishing results from citizen science projects in peer-reviewed journals, authors of this letter review selection criteria for publishing CS data in open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journals as well as barriers encountered.

19/09/2018

A review of how the Wellcome Collection exhibition ‘Teeth’ enacts meanings from an educational anthropology and Science and Technology Studies perspective. “We conclude that science communication exhibition curators should strive to represent the problems of today as well as those of the past.”

17/09/2018

This paper focusses on the sense making and use of science by environmental activists: how they evaluate the relevance of science for their work, which structures and processes they apply to make sense of science, and how they use science related information to make their voices heard.

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.

03/09/2018

We argue that the commitment to science-society integration and Responsible Research and Innovation in past European framework programmes has already made considerable progress in better aligning r

03/09/2018

There are strong arguments for and against having either a dedicated funding scheme for science communication in the next European Framework Programme, or mainstreaming upstream engagement across a

03/09/2018

Inclusive participation and deliberative democracy are essential to innovation. We suggest how and why Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) should stay and be strengthened through its mainstreaming within Horizon Europe, the future FP for European Research and Innovation (2021–2027).