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Science live phase one: Community scoping and consensus building

Fogg-Rogers, Laura A.; Comerford, Dane


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Dr Laura Fogg Rogers
Associate Professor of Knowledge Exchange in Engineering

Dane Comerford


Live public science events are increasingly being acknowledged as distinct formats within the spectrum of science communication activity. There is, however, little overall tracking of or advocacy for such activity. External supporters of events, including funders and administrators, need key facts that build into a coherent narrative explaining the role that live events play in the public engagement ecosystem. An aim of Science Live is to gather and amplify voices from the UK and US to enhance conditions for a flourishing professional live public science events sector.


Fogg-Rogers, L. A., & Comerford, D. (2015, July). Science live phase one: Community scoping and consensus building. Paper presented at British Interactive Group Gathering 2015, Norfolk, UK

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Conference Name British Interactive Group Gathering 2015
Conference Location Norfolk, UK
Start Date Jul 22, 2015
End Date Jul 25, 2015
Publication Date Jul 23, 2015
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Keywords live public science events, informal learning, science communication, public engagement
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Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : British Interactive Group Gathering 2015