ISEED

The objective of ISEED is to identify, through an analysis of a variety of types of, and experiments in, public engagement on science-related questions and activities, generalizable characteristics and conditions that cultivate active and productive citizen participation in public deliberation. The aim is to construct a novel concept of ā€˜deliberative participationā€™ designed to enhance both…

TRESCA

Connections, Conversations and Science Communication ā€“ The future of public trust in times of uncertainty The RETHINK-TRESCA final event held in BrusselsĀ on 21-23Ā March 2022. The conference focuses on how we can strengthen the connections between various stakeholders and publics in order to more effectively respond to current and future uncertainties. Ā  TheĀ conferenceĀ programĀ is available here! ***…

To boost vaccination rates, invest in trust

In a global health crisis, clear and trustworthy communication among institutions, experts and citizens is crucial. Recent data from Italy, in line with those from several other countries, show that a significant proportion of citizens either do not plan to get vaccinated against Covid-19 (21%), or would rather not be among the first to receive…

CONCISE

The CONCISE consortium has published the standard of the process of organizing the five citizen consultations that took place between September and November 2019 in Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and Portugal. The book,Ā available under a Creative Common license, describes the first stage of the research. The book consists of six chapters dedicated to each of…

European Researcher’s Night will return on November 27

SHARPER will take place on November 27, 2020 in the cities of Ancona, Cagliari, Catania, L’Aquila, Macerata, Nuoro, Palermo, Pavia, Perugia, Terni, Torino and Trieste to tell the passion, discoveries and challenges of researchers from all over Europe through exhibitions, shows, concerts, games, conferences and hundreds of other initiatives aimed at the general public. Observa,…

TRESCA Workshop

TRESCA is recruiting participants! The TRESCA project is recruiting volunteers willing to participate in the workshop that will be held via Zoom on 5th Dicember 2020. This workshop will involve several informal meetings in which the participants will discuss about the quality and reliability of public communication of science. About 30-35 volunteers from Italy will…

Communicating Science. A Global Perspective

Edited by Ā Toss Gascoigne,Ā Bernard Schiele,Ā Joan Leach,Ā Michelle Riedlinger, Bruce V. Lewenstein,Ā Luisa Massarani, Peter Broks. DOI:Ā http://doi.org/10.22459/CS.2020 Modern science communication has emerged in the twentieth century as a field of study, a body of practice and a professionā€”and it is a practice with deep historical roots. We have seen the birth of interactive science centres, the first university…