The cunning of uncertainty

The Cunning of Uncertainity: recensione del nuovo libro di H. Nowotny

di Kristian H. Nielsen Helga Nowotny is author and coauthor of an impressive number of significant contributions to understanding our contemporary late-modern condition with respect to knowledge, science, and technology. She has always emphasized the importance of research-based knowledge,... Read more

Haeckel’s Embryos. Images, Evolution, and Fraud

Recensione di Elena Canadelli

Dal Public Understanding of Science blog Haeckel’s Embryos. Images, Evolution, and Fraud, di 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... Read more

I ricercatori e la comunicazione della scienza

Il fumetto firmato Duckbill tratto dall'Annuario 2017

Il fumetto firmato Duckbill e contenuto nell’ultimo Annuario Scienza Tecnologia e Società illustra con ironia gli atteggiamenti dei ricercatori verso la comunicazione della scienza. Comunicazione e scienza◄ BackNext ►Picture 1 of 5 Read more

Planning engagement activities for science festivals

di 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

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

di Barbara Saracino

Estratto del capitolo Donne e scienza: a che punto siamo?, di Barbara Saracino. In 100donne contro gli stereotipi per la scienza, a cura di G. Pezzuoli e L. Seveso, Milano, Egea, 2017, pp. 23-34. Vai al sito del progetto 100donne contro gli... Read more
scihashtag logo

Scihashtag: Twitter Hashtags for Scientists

di 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... Read more

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

di M. Bucchi e 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... Read more

Historical Moments: 1985, dal Bodmer Report alla pietra miliare firmata Schaffer&Shapin

di 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
coscienza digitale

Costruire coscienza digitale

di M.Bucchi, su "Corriere del Veneto"

Massimiano Bucchi su Corriere del Veneto, L’Editoriale del 20 settembre 2016. LEGGI QUI la versione originale.  Il Web senza regole Forse ci stiamo finalmente svegliando? Una serie di vicende recenti – la multa europea ad Apple, la protesta del... Read more
science storytelling

How do Scientists tell (their) Stories?

di Rony Armon e Ayelet Baram-Tsabari

Dal blog della rivista Public Understanding of Science. 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. ... Read more