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Leisure and Pleasure: Science events in unusual locations (2012)
Journal Article
Bultitude, K., & Sardo, A. M. (2012). Leisure and Pleasure: Science events in unusual locations. International Journal of Science Education, 34(18), 2775-2795. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2012.664293

Building on concepts relating to informal science education, this work compares science-related activities which successfully engaged public audiences at three different 'generic' locations: a garden festival, a public park, and a music festival. The... Read More about Leisure and Pleasure: Science events in unusual locations.

Exploring the ways environmental science is used and valued by policy-makers in Portugal: A case study (2012)
Journal Article
Sardo, M., & Weitkamp, E. (2012). Exploring the ways environmental science is used and valued by policy-makers in Portugal: A case study. Science Communication, 11(3), C05

Policymakers, researchers and the general public seem to agree that there is a need for evidence based policies. Here we report on a case study which explores environmental policy making at the national and local levels in one European country, Portu... Read More about Exploring the ways environmental science is used and valued by policy-makers in Portugal: A case study.