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Social scientists and public engagement with (social?) science (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C., & Sardo, M. (2011, April). Social scientists and public engagement with (social?) science. Paper presented at British Sociological Association Annual Conference, LSE, London, UK

The need for a greater engagement with social science has been highlighted by key UK-based organisations, such as the ESRC and the Academy of Social Sciences (Benyon and David, 2008). In the UK, as Burchell and Holden (2009:4) describe, an ‘extensiv... Read More about Social scientists and public engagement with (social?) science.

Muddying the waters or clearing the stream? Open Science as a communication medium (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Grand, A., Bultitude, K., Wilkinson, C., & Winfield, A. F. (2010, December). Muddying the waters or clearing the stream? Open Science as a communication medium. Paper presented at Public Communication of Science and Technology, New Delhi, India

Open Science is an approach to the conduct of science in which the whole of an ongoing scientific investigation – data, ideas, questions, plans, results and more – is made available online. Open Science began as a way to facilitate the workings of mu... Read More about Muddying the waters or clearing the stream? Open Science as a communication medium.

On open science and public engagement with engineering (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Grand, A., Wilkinson, C., Bultitude, K., & Winfield, A. F. (2010, September). On open science and public engagement with engineering. Paper presented at European Association for Studies in Science and Technology, Trento, Italy

Open Science is an emerging approach to the conduct of science, technology and engineering projects, in which information about the whole of an ongoing investigation is made available on and through the Internet. Adopting an Open Science approach mea... Read More about On open science and public engagement with engineering.

Nanotechnology and news (2010)
Journal Article
Petersen, A., Anderson, A., Allan, S., & Wilkinson, C. (2010). Nanotechnology and news. People and Science, 18

Science and the citizen (2010)
Book Chapter
Wilkinson, C. (2010). Science and the citizen. In E. Weitkamp, & M. Brake (Eds.), Introducing Science Communication: A Practical Guide, (52-76). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

Meet the Gene Machine UK-wide rollout: evaluation report (2009)
Report
Wilkinson, C., Bultitude, K., Burnet, F., & Strieth, L. (2009). Meet the Gene Machine UK-wide rollout: evaluation report

Meet the Gene Machine (MGM) was a nationwide project funded by The Wellcome Trust, which ran between September 2006 and April 2007. Led by the Science Communication Unit (SCU) based at The University of the West of England, Bristol, UK, the project r... Read More about Meet the Gene Machine UK-wide rollout: evaluation report.

Opening the black box: Scientists' views on the role of the news media in the nanotechnology debate (2009)
Journal Article
Petersen, A., Anderson, A., Allan, S., & Wilkinson, C. (2009). Opening the black box: Scientists' views on the role of the news media in the nanotechnology debate. Public Understanding of Science, 18(5), 512-530. https://doi.org/10.1177/0963662507084202

Increasingly, scientists and policy makers have come to recognize that if nanotechnologies are to achieve wide public acceptance, it is essential to engage publics during the early phase of technology development. The media, situated at the interface... Read More about Opening the black box: Scientists' views on the role of the news media in the nanotechnology debate.

Evolving science communication: learn, adapt, collaborate (2009)
Report
Bultitude, K., Featherstone, H., & Wilkinson, C. (2009). Evolving science communication: learn, adapt, collaborate

In March 2009 the Science Communication Unit (SCU) at the University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE) hosted a symposium to investigate key issues around transferability and sustainability in science communication and public engagement. The symp... Read More about Evolving science communication: learn, adapt, collaborate.