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The ‘others’ and the public voice (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2015, July). The ‘others’ and the public voice. Paper presented at International Science in Public Conference, Bristol, UK

Public engagement brings new responsibilities to citizens that are involved to be ‘representative’. Yet at the same time it appears that many public participants may in fact work to conceptualise themselves as ‘unique’. When compared to ‘other people... Read More about The ‘others’ and the public voice.

Publishing from your thesis: Top tips (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2015, July). Publishing from your thesis: Top tips. Presented at PCST Doctoral Summer School, UWE, Bristol

Thai visitors’ expectations and experiences of explainer interaction within a science museum context (2015)
Journal Article
Sonchaeng, P., Kamolpattana, S., Chen, G., Sonchaen, P., Wilkinson, C., Willey, N., & Bultitude, K. (2015). Thai visitors’ expectations and experiences of explainer interaction within a science museum context. Public Understanding of Science, 24(1), 69-85. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963662514525560

© The Author(s) 2015. In Western literature, there is evidence that museum explainers offer significant potential for enhancing visitors’ learning through influencing their knowledge, content, action, behaviour and attitudes. However, little research... Read More about Thai visitors’ expectations and experiences of explainer interaction within a science museum context.

UWE Science Communication Postgraduate Papers (2014)
Book
Stengler, E., Wilkinson, C., Weitkamp, E., Grand, A., Bultitude, K., Featherstone, H., …Brown, A. (2014). A. Grand (Ed.), UWE Science Communication Postgraduate Papers. Bristol, UK: University of the West of England, Bristol

Foreword This second volume in the Postgraduate Papers series has been produced as part of the celebrations of ten years of Science Communication postgraduate programmes in the Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, University of the West of Englan... Read More about UWE Science Communication Postgraduate Papers.

Mapping the hinterland: Data issues in open science (2014)
Journal Article
Grand, A., Wilkinson, C., Bultitude, K., & Winfield, A. F. (2014). Mapping the hinterland: Data issues in open science. Public Understanding of Science, 25(1), 88-103. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963662514530374

© The Author(s) 2014. Open science is a practice in which the scientific process is shared completely and in real time. It offers the potential to support information flow, collaboration and dialogue among professional and non-professional participan... Read More about Mapping the hinterland: Data issues in open science.

Engaging with strangers and brief encounters: Social scientists and emergent public engagement with science and technology (2014)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C. (2014). Engaging with strangers and brief encounters: Social scientists and emergent public engagement with science and technology. Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, 34(3-4), 63-76. https://doi.org/10.1177/0270467614552841

Social scientists operate in a range of roles within the public engagement with science and technology (PEST) agenda. Social scientists strengths in respect to ‘translation’ and ‘intermediary’ skills have captured attention at a time of disciplinary... Read More about Engaging with strangers and brief encounters: Social scientists and emergent public engagement with science and technology.

A case study in serendipity: Environmental researchers use of traditional and social media for dissemination (2013)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., & Weitkamp, E. (2013). A case study in serendipity: Environmental researchers use of traditional and social media for dissemination. PLoS ONE, 8(12), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0084339

In the face of demands for researchers to engage more actively with a wider range of publics and to capture different kinds of research impacts and engagements, we explored the ways a small number of environmental researchers use traditional and soci... Read More about A case study in serendipity: Environmental researchers use of traditional and social media for dissemination.

Food hygiene challenges in older people: Intergenerational learning as a health asset (2013)
Journal Article
Orme, J., Wythe, H., Wilkinson, C., Orme, J., Meredith, L., & Weitkamp, E. (2013). Food hygiene challenges in older people: Intergenerational learning as a health asset. https://doi.org/10.2495/EHR130181

Older people are more at risk of contracting foodborne infections; however the majority remain well despite the physical, social and cognitive challenges of older age. Future healthcare strategies targeting older people can be informed by exploring t... Read More about Food hygiene challenges in older people: Intergenerational learning as a health asset.

Open Science: A New "Trust Technology"? (2012)
Journal Article
Grand, A., Wilkinson, C., Bultitude, K., & Winfield, A. F. (2012). Open Science: A New "Trust Technology"?. Science Communication, 34(5), 679-689. https://doi.org/10.1177/1075547012443021

The emerging practice of open science, which makes the entire process of a scientific investigation available, could extend membership of the research community to new, public audiences, who do not have access to science's long-established trust mech... Read More about Open Science: A New "Trust Technology"?.

It feels like the right thing to do: Ethical perspectives of open science (2012)
Book Chapter
Grand, A., Wilkinson, C., Bultitude, K., & Winfield, A. F. (2012). It feels like the right thing to do: Ethical perspectives of open science. In B. Trench, & M. Bucchi (Eds.), Quality, Honesty and Beauty in Science and Technology Communication PCST 2012 Book of Papers, (315-318). Observa Science in Society

Reporting on negotiated boundaries (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2012, July). Reporting on negotiated boundaries. Presented at 6th Annual Science and the Public Conference, Kingston University, London, UK

‘Younger People Have Like More of an Imagination, No Offence’: Participant Perspectives on Public Engagement (2012)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., Dawson, E., & Bultitude, K. (2012). ‘Younger People Have Like More of an Imagination, No Offence’: Participant Perspectives on Public Engagement. International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2(1), 43-61. https://doi.org/10.1080/21548455.2011.628503

© 2012, Copyright Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. A wide range of work has reported on the outcomes of public engagement activities and the views expressed by public participants towards specific areas of science and technology. Such work has rarely g... Read More about ‘Younger People Have Like More of an Imagination, No Offence’: Participant Perspectives on Public Engagement.

Community engagement and mobilisation: Critique of a public dialogue day (2012)
Report
Wilkinson, C. (2012). Community engagement and mobilisation: Critique of a public dialogue day

On Saturday 25 February 2012 the Connected Communities Programme research funding call in Community Engagement and Mobilisation held a one day dialogue activity. The Science Communication Unit (SCU), University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol... Read More about Community engagement and mobilisation: Critique of a public dialogue day.

Engaging and assessing impact: Moving forward (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Weitkamp, E., Wilkinson, C., & Knetsch, M. (2011, November). Engaging and assessing impact: Moving forward. Presented at NCCPE Engage 2011 Conference, Bristol, UK

The workshop aimed to explore recent methods taken to assess the impact of different approaches to public engagement, specifically focusing on public engagement through festivals and media; and to consider some problematic aspects of assessing the i... Read More about Engaging and assessing impact: Moving forward.

Embedding communication skills: Views concerning the communication skills of graduate employees (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C., Sardo, M., & Bultitude, K. (2011, September). Embedding communication skills: Views concerning the communication skills of graduate employees. Paper presented at STEM Graduates’ Writing Skills Project Conference, University of Bath, UK

The presentation highlights findings from a nine month project funded via the Higher Education Innovation Fund in 2010-11. Drawing on a questionnaire survey of employers, in addition to interviews with employers and University programme leaders the p... Read More about Embedding communication skills: Views concerning the communication skills of graduate employees.

"Oh yes, robots! people like robots; the robot people should do something": Perspectives and prospects in public engagement with robotics (2011)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., Bultitude, K., & Dawson, E. (2011). "Oh yes, robots! people like robots; the robot people should do something": Perspectives and prospects in public engagement with robotics. Science Communication, 33(3), 367-397. https://doi.org/10.1177/1075547010389818

Governmental and institutional policy making in a number of countries has embedded public engagement strategies as a primary channel to connect citizens with scientific and technological innovation. Robotics is emerging as a key site for such new tec... Read More about "Oh yes, robots! people like robots; the robot people should do something": Perspectives and prospects in public engagement with robotics.