- Conference Report from the EU Cities and Science Communication Conference – science policy recommendations and how they can be achieved
- Beatrice on public engagement and the importance of networking
- Notes from the World Cafe session — final thoughts
- Marcos Perez on the value of networks
- Strengthen science citizenship – CASC policy recommendations
Author Archives: Jon Bounds
In the World Cafe session delegates split into groups small groups focusing on topics that they were especially passionate about and wrote thoughts on large sheets of paper. You may have to click through and view large versions of these … Continue reading
Marcos Perez from Casa de las Ciencias speaking to us at the EU Cities and Science Communication conference. He’s a strong advocate of the value of networks, and how working together on real projects increases understanding and provides huge insight.
At the start of the project partners shared their existing experience and expertise, and produced a list of critical success and failure points to inspire and direct the development of science communication projects. They include points in relation to the … Continue reading
The group discussed policy ideas that might champion evidence-based research. Whether or not to widen the question to include concepts of trust was tackled early on: “is the problem credibility?”. I was felt that the issue of “experts” was crucial: … Continue reading
Kate Cooper talks briefly to Dr Juliet Coates and Aston’s Professor Peter Lambert about what makes them optimistic and the New Optimists.
Participants of the Work Package were ARMuseos Cientificos Coruneses MC2; Asociata ProSal (PSM); Think Tank (TT);Universeum AB(UAB) and Birmingham City Council (BCC). The activities were: Study Visits 2 Pilot Actions with young people – Science in the News; Science in … Continue reading
Councillor Paul Tilsley, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, welcomes delegates to the EU Cities and Science Communication conference at ThinkTank in Birmingham.
A fascinating video from TEDxGöteborg: “Today medical scans produce thousands of images and terabytes of data for a single patient in mere seconds, but how do doctors parse this information and determine what’s useful? At TEDxGöteborg, scientific visualization expert Anders Ynnerman shows … Continue reading
You have a month to catchup up with the BBC Horizon programme “Science Under Attack”. “Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse examines why science appears to be under attack, and why public trust in key scientific theories has been eroded … Continue reading
Ed Yong at Not Exactly Rocket Science continues with the “Who are we really writing for” debate we linked to yesterday. He says: ” I’ve written before that if I really wanted to influence the minds of people with no … Continue reading