New edition of the Yearbook Science Technology and Society

The 13th edition of the Yearbook Science Technology and Society was presented in Torino, the 24th of February, 5.oo pm, at Circolo dei Lettori.

The Yearbook Science Technology and Society 2017 shows as usual updated data of citizens’ opinions about science and techonology. Among the new contents of this edition, a comic strip dedicated to researchers’ attitudes towards science communication and many infographics. See... Read more

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The new book by Massimiano Bucchi

In his new book, Massimiano Bucchi tells us the stories behind the most incredible and famous ideas, technological innovations which have changed our everyday life. From culture to cooking, from movies to sport, Bucchi leads us through the discovery of a fascinating... Read more

Annuario Scienza Tecnologia e Società 2016

Twelfth edition. Edited by G. Pellegrini and B. Saracino.

The Annual report on Science Technology and Society 2016 is focused on the themes related to the communication of science and the third mission of University. As usual, the volume offers a set of updated data on research and innovation... Read more

“Nature Immaginate”, by Massimiano Bucchi e Elena Canadelli

How do we imagine the world around us?

Nature immaginate is a book consecrated to the way in which we imagine the world described by science, from Galileo’s moon drawings to Frankestein’s monster by Mary Shelley. With 250 pictures and color illustrations, Massimiano Bucchi (professor of Sociology of... Read more

Newton’s Chicken. Science in the Kitchen

The new book by Massimiano Bucchi, published by Guanda

NEWTON’S CHICKEN. SCIENCE IN THE KITCHEN by Massimiano Bucchi Guanda, 2013 – pp. 185 English material available; Foreign Rights already acquired for Brazil, Finland, Korea. Science in the kitchen is served! A highly rigorous, yet original and entertaining book... Read more

Yearbook Science Technology and Society 2015: 11th edition

The Yearbook Science Technology and Society 2015, published by Il Mulino, is available. The presentation of the book was held on Friday 13th February, in Torino, within the Sala Grande of Circolo dei Lettori. As usual, the Yearbook will display the... Read more
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Science and Technology in Society, Facts and Figures 2014

Special ten years edition

The Yearbook Science and Technology in Society - Facts and Figures 2014 received a lot of attention by many media, in occasion of its special ten years edition. Here the press review. For the first time, it’s also available as eBook, on il... Read more
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Women and Science

The new edition of Women and Science, by G. Pellegrini and B. Saracino, is now available

All data and information to understand the gender relations in the world of national and  international research. The volume is organized in collaboration with FAiR, under the patronage of UNESCO Venice Office. Contact directly Observa to receive the volume. Read more

Ten years of science in society, 2001-2011

Published the Observa decennial book

To celebrate its first tenth anniversary, Observa has published Ten Years of Science in Society, a special book in Italian and English. With texts and images the book illustrates key Observa activities, events and publications during the past ten... Read more
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PCST 2012 eBook of Papers

Edited by M. Bucchi and B. Trench

The book Quality, Honesty and Beauty in Science and Technology Communication. PCST 2012 eBook of Papers collects more than 100 papers presented by participants in the XII International Conference on Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST). The ebook... Read more