Haeckel’s Embryos. Images, Evolution, and Fraud

Book review by Elena Canadelli

From Public Understanding of Science blog Haeckel’s Embryos. Images, Evolution, and Fraud, by Nick Hopwood,  | The University of Chicago Press, 2015 The book addresses one of the most intriguing and fresh topics in the history of science of the last... Read more

(Italiano) I ricercatori e la comunicazione della scienza

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Planning engagement activities for science festivals

by Elly Zimmer, Ph.D., Cecile McKee Ph.D. e Noah Nelson

Science engagement at festivals can be very valuable in reaching large and diverse audiences. Social and cognitive sciences are rarely represented at such festivals, unlike the more well-known physical sciences (e.g., astronomy, chemistry). Thus, this commentary has two main goals. Read more

(Italiano) Donne e scienza: i dati Observa nel volume “100donne contro gli stereotipi per la scienza”

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Scihashtag: Twitter Hashtags for Scientists

by Elena Milani

Finding the right Twitter hashtag to engage with academics and professionals may be challenging and time consuming, thus, to help researchers, we founded the SciHashtag Project – a free open collection of Twitter hashtags about science communication in and out the academic... Read more

Visual Science Literacy: Images and Public Understanding of Science in the Digital Age

by M. Bucchi and B. Saracino

Abstract Since its very beginning, modern science has put images at the center of its communicative processes: drawings, diagrams, and schemes, and later photographs, satellite images, and film. In the age of digital communication, specialists and publics live constantly immersed... Read more

Historical Moments: 1985, from Bodmer Report to Schaffer&Shapin’s work

by Jean-Baptiste Gouyon

1985 saw the publication of two significant volumes placing audiences at the centre of knowledge production. It was a great year for PUS. Read more
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(Italiano) Costruire coscienza digitale

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How do Scientists tell (their) Stories?

by Rony Armon and Ayelet Baram-Tsabari

From Public Understanding of Science blog. Scientists are advised to present their research in the form of an appealing narrative. A new study identifies researchers as avid tellers that present their stories to account for their findings.  The news... Read more

(Italiano) Scienza e film: la nuova visual map di Cristina Rigutto

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