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'The harder you work, the luckier you get': Reflections on life after a science communication postgraduate programme at UWE, Bristol. (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2016, April). 'The harder you work, the luckier you get': Reflections on life after a science communication postgraduate programme at UWE, Bristol. Paper presented at PCST 2016, 14th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Istanbul, Turkey

Organised in conjunction with UWE’s Science Communication Unit, their MSc programme team views employment after graduation as a partnership,providing the resources, networks and knowledge, enabling students to then locate employment. A 2013 survey d... Read More about 'The harder you work, the luckier you get': Reflections on life after a science communication postgraduate programme at UWE, Bristol..

Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust strand at the Latitude Festival 2015 (2015)
Report
Sardo, M., & Grand, A. (2015). Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust strand at the Latitude Festival 2015

This report details the key findings of the evaluation of a series of events sponsored by the Wellcome Trust at the 2015 Latitude Festival, which took place between 16th and 19th July. In addition, the report includes the complete evaluation kit. Th... Read More about Evaluation of the Wellcome Trust strand at the Latitude Festival 2015.

Beyond dissemination - Science communication as impact (2015)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Grand, A., & Sardo, M. (2015). Beyond dissemination - Science communication as impact. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 14(3), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.14030301

The drive for impact from research projects presents a dilemma for science communication researchers and practitioners - should public engagement be regarded only as a mechanism for providing evidence of the impact of research or as itself a form of... Read More about Beyond dissemination - Science communication as impact.

A question of (audience) reach (2015)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E. (2015). A question of (audience) reach

Taking the International Science in Popular Culture conference as a starting point, this editorial considers audiences for cultural products, considering the size of audiences (from blockbuster films, to intimate science slams), their pre-existing (o... Read More about A question of (audience) reach.

On the roles of scientists, press officers and journalists (2014)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E. (2014). On the roles of scientists, press officers and journalists. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 13(03),

This issue of the Journal of Science Communication raises a number of questions about the ways that new scientific research emerges from research institutions and in particular the role played by scientists, press officers and journalists in this... Read More about On the roles of scientists, press officers and journalists.

The people, the people, the people: Engaging under-served audiences (2014)
Book Chapter
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., & Hickman, M. (2014). The people, the people, the people: Engaging under-served audiences. In N. British Science Association (Ed.), Collected Thoughts 2014: Essays Inspired by the Annual Science Communication Conference, (1-5). London: British Science Association

Science communication, public engagement, public understanding of science - these are just a few of the terms that have been used to describe the practice of interacting with the public on different areas of science. In the past 12 years since starti... Read More about The people, the people, the people: Engaging under-served audiences.

Shared spaces: a future for JCOM (2014)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E. (2014). Shared spaces: a future for JCOM. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 13(02),

As academic communities across the globe are increasingly encour- aged to share their knowledge outside the ivory towers of academia, it becomes ever more important to create a bridge that crosses continents and disciplinary boundaries. Sitting, a... Read More about Shared spaces: a future for JCOM.

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.

Encouraging creativity: Novel learning environments in science and technology centres (2014)
Book Chapter
Davies, M., & Stengler, E. (2014). Encouraging creativity: Novel learning environments in science and technology centres. In A. Grand (Ed.), UWE Science Communication Postgraduate Papers, (18-26). Bristol: University of the West of England

This paper is based on research carried out by Melanie Davies as part of her MSc in Science Communication

The building as an exhibit: Communicating environmental sustainability in science centres (2014)
Book Chapter
Garrett, J., & Stengler, E. (2014). The building as an exhibit: Communicating environmental sustainability in science centres. In A. Grand (Ed.), UWE Science Communication Postgraduate Papers, (10-17). Bristol: University of the West of England

This paper is based on research carried out by Jennifer Garret as part of her MSc in Science Communication

Using role-play for expert science communication with professional stakeholders in flood risk management (2014)
Journal Article
McEwen, L., Stokes, A., Crowley, K., & Roberts, C. (2014). Using role-play for expert science communication with professional stakeholders in flood risk management. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 38(2), 277-300. https://doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2014.911827

This paper explores role-play pedagogies in learning and communicating about cutting-edge flood science by flood risk management professionals in local government. It outlines role-play process/structure and evaluates participant perceptions of their... Read More about Using role-play for expert science communication with professional stakeholders in flood risk management.

Studying Science Communication (2015)
Book
Stengler, E. (2015). Studying Science Communication. Bristol: Science Communication Unit

Proceedings of the Panel of the EASST2014 conference, organised by Sarah R Davies and Maja Horst. Volume edited by Erik Stengler.

Robots vs animals: Learning from the ingenuity of nature. Final summary report (2015)
Report
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Sardo, M., & Boushel, C. (2015). Robots vs animals: Learning from the ingenuity of nature. Final summary report

‘Robots vs Animals’ was a creative collaboration between engineers and zoologists, exploring the ingenuity of both nature and humankind. The project was organised and managed by the Science Communication Unit at the University of the West of England,... Read More about Robots vs animals: Learning from the ingenuity of nature. Final summary report.

Science live phase one: Community scoping and consensus building (2015)
Presentation / Conference
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

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, incl... Read More about Science live phase one: Community scoping and consensus building.

Royal Society education outreach training course evaluation
Report
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Weitkamp, E., & Wilkinson, C. Royal Society education outreach training course evaluation

This evaluation explores the perceptions of Royal Society Research Fellows to education outreach and the drivers that stimulate them to undertake it. It also reports on the successes and challenges of a pilot training course for Research Fellows on e... Read More about Royal Society education outreach training course evaluation.

How far should we go? Public relations, mediatisation of science and science communication (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Weitkamp, E. (2015, January). How far should we go? Public relations, mediatisation of science and science communication. Presented at Science Communication between Risk and (Un)Certainty, Jena, Germany

Scientists around the world are under increasing pressure to publicise their work. Whether it is funding bodies demanding ‘pathways to impact’ or institutions looking to showcase their wares, few scientists can now escape the pressure to engage with... Read More about How far should we go? Public relations, mediatisation of science and science communication.

Methods of Knowledge Exchange and Learning Focused on Local Authorities' Experiences of Flood Science Communication (2013)
Journal Article
Stokes, A., Roberts, C., Crowley, K., & McEwen, L. (2015). Methods of Knowledge Exchange and Learning Focused on Local Authorities' Experiences of Flood Science Communication. International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 5(2), 114-138. https://doi.org/10.1080/21548455.2013.855835

© 2013 Taylor & Francis. Devastating floods in 2007 across western England resulted in legislative changes which have placed increased responsibility on local government for managing and mitigating local flood risk. For these changes to be effectiv... Read More about Methods of Knowledge Exchange and Learning Focused on Local Authorities' Experiences of Flood Science Communication.

Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. (2018, December). Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education. Presented at OfS: Experimaental and Innovation teaching and Learning Dissemination

Many UK primary school teachers lack confidence in their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subject knowledge and ability to teach STEM subjects. Outreach can enhance learning and engagement within these subjects but provision is... Read More about Children as engineers: A toolkit for multidisciplinary STEM education.

Learning from engagement: Exploring cultures of science communication at live science events (2018)
Thesis
Fogg Rogers, L. Learning from engagement: Exploring cultures of science communication at live science events. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/869373

This thesis is submitted to meet the requirements of a Doctorate of Philosophy within the field of Psychology. Through a series of nine publications, this body of work aimed to develop a deeper psychological understanding of cultures of science commu... Read More about Learning from engagement: Exploring cultures of science communication at live science events.

Alter egos: An exploration of the perspectives and identities of science comic creators (2018)
Journal Article
Collver, J., & Weitkamp, E. (2018). Alter egos: An exploration of the perspectives and identities of science comic creators. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 17(1), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.17010201

© 2018 The Author(s). While academic interest in science comics has been growing in recent years, the creators of these materials remain understudied. This research aimed to explore the experiences and views of science comic creators through the lens... Read More about Alter egos: An exploration of the perspectives and identities of science comic creators.

Factors affecting engagement with informal science learning in Thailand: A regional perspective (2017)
Thesis
Triyarat, W. Factors affecting engagement with informal science learning in Thailand: A regional perspective. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Abstract There is currently minimal understanding as to how informal science learning affects young people’s scientific performance, attitudes and experiences at a regional level in Thailand. This thesis is the first to investigate this topic by... Read More about Factors affecting engagement with informal science learning in Thailand: A regional perspective.

Science fiction and science futures: Considering the role of fictions in public engagement and science communication work (2017)
Journal Article
Reinsborough, M. (2017). Science fiction and science futures: Considering the role of fictions in public engagement and science communication work

The imagination of possible scientific futures has a colourful history of interaction with scientific research agendas and public expectations. The 2017 annual UK Science in Public conference included a panel discussing this. Emphasizing fiction as a... Read More about Science fiction and science futures: Considering the role of fictions in public engagement and science communication work.

Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: Understanding broader science communication impacts (2017)
Journal Article
Roberts, E., & Constant, N. (2017). Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: Understanding broader science communication impacts

Science communicators develop qualitative and quantitative tools to evaluate the ‘impact’ of their work however narrative is rarely adopted as a form of evaluation. We posit narrative as an evaluative approach for research projects with a core scienc... Read More about Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: Understanding broader science communication impacts.

Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., & Boushel, C. (2017, July). Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy. Presented at Science in Public: How do science and technology affect what it means to be human?, Sheffield, England

This talk presented Laura's research on ‘Robots vs Animals’; a science communication project aimed at broadening the appeal of engineering for girls, which is a highly male-dominated profession (93% male in the UK). Drawing on social cognitive theory... Read More about Are women part of mankind? Vicarious experience and self-efficacy.

Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2017, May). Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers. Presented at Beyond STEM - Informal Science Learning Across Disciplines, London, England

Only 5% of primary school teachers have a science related degree (Department for Education, 2013), and yet research shows that children (particularly girls) develop their attitudes towards STEM as a potential career before the age of 11 (Archer et al... Read More about Curiosity connections – paired peer learning between engineers and teachers.

Hollyweird science – A symposium at the 253rd annual meeting of the American Chemical Society. San Francisco 3 & 4 April 2017 (2017)
Journal Article
Stengler, E. (2017). Hollyweird science – A symposium at the 253rd annual meeting of the American Chemical Society. San Francisco 3 & 4 April 2017. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 16(2),

Science in film is gaining attention from scientists and science communicators. Sixteen experts gathered at the 253rd Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society to explore the role and relevance of science in film. An audience of researchers, ac... Read More about Hollyweird science – A symposium at the 253rd annual meeting of the American Chemical Society. San Francisco 3 & 4 April 2017.

“Robots Vs Animals”: Establishing a Culture of Public Engagement and Female Role Modeling in Engineering Higher Education (2017)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Sardo, M., & Boushel, C. (2017). “Robots Vs Animals”: Establishing a Culture of Public Engagement and Female Role Modeling in Engineering Higher Education. Science Communication, 39(2), 195-220. https://doi.org/10.1177/1075547017696169

© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. A widespread culture supporting public engagement activities in higher education is desirable but difficult to establish. Drawing on social cognitive theory, this science communication project aimed to enhance culture ch... Read More about “Robots Vs Animals”: Establishing a Culture of Public Engagement and Female Role Modeling in Engineering Higher Education.

Organisational culture and its role in developing a sustainable science communication platform (2015)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., France, B., Cridge, B., & Fogg Rogers, L. (2017). Organisational culture and its role in developing a sustainable science communication platform. International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 7(2), 146-160. https://doi.org/10.1080/21548455.2015.1106025

© 2015 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. There is an ongoing tension for scientists when deciding to engage with the public about their research as many scientists view direct participation as peripheral to their role. Pressure... Read More about Organisational culture and its role in developing a sustainable science communication platform.

Science communicators need to get it: Science isn’t fun (2017)
Book Chapter
Stengler, E. (2017). Science communicators need to get it: Science isn’t fun. In G. Farnell (Ed.), The Museums Blog Book, (496-501). MuseumsEtc

Focusing on fun in science communication may not be as good an idea as it seems.

The worries of weaning: Newspaper reporting of infant weaning and its impact on dialogue in online discussion forums (2015)
Journal Article
Knowles, R., & Wilkinson, C. (2017). The worries of weaning: Newspaper reporting of infant weaning and its impact on dialogue in online discussion forums. Journalism, 18(3), 350-367. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884915620230

© SAGE Publications. Despite infant weaning being one of the most challenging aspects of parenting, there is uncertainty about the right time to start. This research aimed to understand the impact of newspaper reporting of weaning on parents, in part... Read More about The worries of weaning: Newspaper reporting of infant weaning and its impact on dialogue in online discussion forums.

Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L. (2017, December). Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement. Poster presented at Engage 2017, Bristol, UK

A widespread culture supporting public engagement activities in higher education is desirable but difficult to establish. Drawing on social cognitive theory, this science communication project aimed to enhance culture change in engineering by develop... Read More about Robots vs animals: Cultures of public engagement.

How tropical epiphytes at the Eden Project contribute to rainforest canopy science (2016)
Journal Article
Donald, J., Maxfield, P., Murray, D., & Ellwood, M. D. F. (2016). How tropical epiphytes at the Eden Project contribute to rainforest canopy science

Understanding the ecological patterns and ecosystem processes of tropical rainforest canopies is becoming increasingly urgent in the face of widespread deforestation. However, accessing rainforest canopies is far from simple, and performing manipulat... Read More about How tropical epiphytes at the Eden Project contribute to rainforest canopy science.

Online science videos: An exploratory study with major professional content providers in the United Kingdom (2016)
Journal Article
Erviti, M. D. C., & Stengler, E. (2016). Online science videos: An exploratory study with major professional content providers in the United Kingdom. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 15(6), A06

We present an exploratory study of science communication via online video through various UK-based YouTube science content providers. We interviewed five people responsible for eight of the most viewed and subscribed professionally generated content... Read More about Online science videos: An exploratory study with major professional content providers in the United Kingdom.

A cross disciplinary embodiment: Exploring the impacts of embedding science communication principles in a collaborative learning space (2016)
Book Chapter
Weitkamp, E., & Arnold, D. L. (2016). A cross disciplinary embodiment: Exploring the impacts of embedding science communication principles in a collaborative learning space. In M. de Vries, & M. van der Sanden (Eds.), Science and Technology Education and Communication: Seeking Synergy, (63-84). Rotterdam: Sense Publishers

This chapter reports on the short term impacts of a workshop involving pupils and suggests ways in which by working together scientists, science communicators and teachers can co-develop engaging and inspirational learning opportunities that place sc... Read More about A cross disciplinary embodiment: Exploring the impacts of embedding science communication principles in a collaborative learning space.

Using on-line video science communication to its full potential. Comparative interview-based analysis of five major UK YouTube channels (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Erviti-Ilundáin, M. C., & Stengler, E. (2016, May). Using on-line video science communication to its full potential. Comparative interview-based analysis of five major UK YouTube channels. Paper presented at 15th Annual STS Conference Graz 2016 – Cri cal Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies, Graz, Austria

Through interviews with the people in charge of five major UK-based YouTube science communication channels, we explore how these are used to various degrees with respect to their full potential. Whilst in some instances the channels are considered as... Read More about Using on-line video science communication to its full potential. Comparative interview-based analysis of five major UK YouTube channels.

Scientists in person: Live science events (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. A. (2016, April). Scientists in person: Live science events. Presented at Science and Technology Education Group, London, UK

We are told that the modern researcher needs to be digitally connected and fluent with communicating online and through the media. Indeed, communicating science to thousands of people has never been easier, and yet, live, in-person, public events sti... Read More about Scientists in person: Live science events.

Attitudes towards outreach within the particle-physics research community (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Rao, A. (2016, April). Attitudes towards outreach within the particle-physics research community. Paper presented at 14th Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST 2016), Istanbul, Turkey

This paper presents early results from research into the attitudes of the particle-physics community towards science communication (specifically, towards "public engagement" or "outreach"). To represent the population of particle-physics researchers,... Read More about Attitudes towards outreach within the particle-physics research community.

Five years of JCOM — inclusive, comprehensive or could we do better? (2016)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E. (2016). Five years of JCOM — inclusive, comprehensive or could we do better?. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 15(4),

Looking back over the past 5 years of articles published in JCOM, this editorial looks at the topics covered and the geographies represented and asks: are we tackling all main contemporary issues in science communication/popularisation or public enga... Read More about Five years of JCOM — inclusive, comprehensive or could we do better?.

Research press offices as hubs of science communication: Envisioning future roles (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Weitkamp, E., Rebecca, B. C., Autzen, C., & Dorey, J. (2016, April). Research press offices as hubs of science communication: Envisioning future roles. Presented at PCST 2016, Istanbul

This panel session explores the roles, both current and potential, of press offices and science media centres in science communication. There is growing interest in the role that press offices and officers play in the way that research emerges from r... Read More about Research press offices as hubs of science communication: Envisioning future roles.

PhD-research as a marker of science communication’s development (2016)
Presentation / Conference
van der Sanden, M., Weitkamp, E., Autzen, C., & Trench, B. (2016, April). PhD-research as a marker of science communication’s development. Presented at PCST 2016, Istanbul, Turkey

PhD-research is important in many scientific domains as it represents early development of new ideas and methods. So what does a 15-year record of science communication PhD-theses (2000-2015, N=164) tell us about the development of ideas and methods... Read More about PhD-research as a marker of science communication’s development.

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.

New frontiers in science communication: Researchers’ experiences of coming out of the lab (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Rocks, C., & Bultitude, K. (2010, December). New frontiers in science communication: Researchers’ experiences of coming out of the lab. Paper presented at The 11th International Conference on Public Communication of Science & Technology (PCST-2010), New Delhi, India

Researchers are increasingly playing a key role in the public communication of science. This makes understanding researchers’ motivations, and the benefits and barriers they perceive, an important step to ensuring successful direct interactions betwe... Read More about New frontiers in science communication: Researchers’ experiences of coming out of the lab.

El lenguaje científico-técnico en el contenido de la novela y el cine entendidos como medio de divulgación: Análisis en la obra de Michael Crichton (Scientific and technical language in novels and movies considered as a format for science communication: A (2010)
Book Chapter
Stengler, E. (2010). El lenguaje científico-técnico en el contenido de la novela y el cine entendidos como medio de divulgación: Análisis en la obra de Michael Crichton (Scientific and technical language in novels and movies considered as a format for science communication: Analysis in the works of Michael Crichton). In N. Edo Marzá, & P. Ordóñez López (Eds.), El lenguaje de la ciencia y la tecnología (The Language of Science and Technology), (241-250). Castellón de la Plana, Spain: Universitat Jaume I

The use of scientific or technical jargon has been considered an issue in science communication. Using works by Michael Crichton I argue that this concern has often overshadowed other aspects such as the format of science communication: if the format... Read More about El lenguaje científico-técnico en el contenido de la novela y el cine entendidos como medio de divulgación: Análisis en la obra de Michael Crichton (Scientific and technical language in novels and movies considered as a format for science communication: A.

Often overlooked: formative evaluation in the development of ScienceComics (2009)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E., & Featherstone, H. (2009). Often overlooked: formative evaluation in the development of ScienceComics. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 8(4), A04

Formative evaluation should play a key role in the development of a science communication project or initiative. Such research is vital to understanding the needs and interests of the audience or participants; meeting these needs and interests helps... Read More about Often overlooked: formative evaluation in the development of ScienceComics.

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.

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.

Best practice in communications training for public engagement with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (2009)
Journal Article
engagement with science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Effective training in key communications skills is critical for successful public engagement. However, what are the secrets to designing and delivering an effectual training course? This paper outlines key findings from a research study into communic... Read More about Best practice in communications training for public engagement with science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Careers in science communication
Presentation / Conference
Bultitude, K. Careers in science communication. Paper presented at Scottish Science Communication Conference, Glasgow

Evolving science communication
Presentation / Conference
Featherstone, H., & Bultitude, K. Evolving science communication. Paper presented at British Interactive Group Annual Event, London

Science communication: Local air quality management consultation in the UK (2006)
Presentation / Conference
Dorfman, P., Beattie, C., Burnet, F., Gibbs, D., Longhurst, J., Weitkamp, E., & Leksmono, N. (2006, September). Science communication: Local air quality management consultation in the UK. Presented at 15th IUAPPA Conference on Air Pollution and Environmental Health. From Science to Action, Lille, France

Consultation for local air quality management in the UK: Barriers to successful science communication of local authority interaction with its stakeholders (2005)
Presentation / Conference
Dorfman, P., Beattie, C., Burnet, F., Gibbs, D., Longhurst, J., Weitkamp, E., & Leksmono, N. (2005, May). Consultation for local air quality management in the UK: Barriers to successful science communication of local authority interaction with its stakeholders. Presented at 13th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution,, Cordoba, Spain

Reflexive science communication: LAQM consultation in the UK (2005)
Presentation / Conference
Dorfman, P., Beattie, C., Burnet, F., Gibbs, D., Longhurst, J., Weitkamp, E., & Leksmono, N. (2005, October). Reflexive science communication: LAQM consultation in the UK. Presented at 27th Annual Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Conference, Pasadena, Claifornia. USA

Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Sardo, M., & Boushel, C. (2015, June). Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals. Paper presented at Stories about Science: Exploring Science Communication and Entertainment Media, Manchester

We are told that engineering is in crisis, with double the number of engineers needed by 2020. Only 7% of the UK’s engineering workforce is female, so many outreach programmes now focus on girls as the next generation. However, engineering is portra... Read More about Emotional engineering – the story of Robots vs Animals.

Meet the mighty gene machine (2003)
Exhibition / Performance
Burnet, F., Johnson, B., & Bultitude, K. (2005). Meet the mighty gene machine. 6 November 2003 - 30 June 2005. (Unpublished)

Meet the Mighty Gene Machine is a performance piece designed to promote discussion of the issues raised for individuals by advances in gene technology. The piece begins with a short play, based on the format of a reality TV show, whose script and ch... Read More about Meet the mighty gene machine.

SiP 2019 Engaged In Busy Work - Practitioner Development (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg-Rogers, L. (2019, July). SiP 2019 Engaged In Busy Work - Practitioner Development. Presented at Science in Public 2019, Manchester, UK

This presentation introduced preceding festival research which led to the creation of the project ‘Unkindest Cut’. International research from the Science Live project indicated that science festival and event organisers considered their work to be a... Read More about SiP 2019 Engaged In Busy Work - Practitioner Development.

Communicating science: lessons from a Twitterstorm (2019)
Journal Article
Little, H. (2019). Communicating science: lessons from a Twitterstorm. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 18(4), https://doi.org/10.22323/2.18040101

In early August 2019, the U.S.A. saw 2 significant mass shootings in just 48 hours. On Twitter, Neil deGrasse Tyson responded with a tweet to his millions of followers. He outlined the number of deaths in 48 hours from other causes, and seemed to dis... Read More about Communicating science: lessons from a Twitterstorm.

Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach (2019)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., & Moss, T. (2019). Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach. PLoS ONE, 14(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223728

Education outreach in schools has been identified as a critical route to influence children's perceptions and capabilities for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics careers. Evidence suggests that providing non-teaching professionals like... Read More about Validating a scale to measure engineers’ perceived self-efficacy for engineering education outreach.

What role can Athena SWAN play in gender equality and science communication? (2019)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C. (2019). What role can Athena SWAN play in gender equality and science communication?. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 18(4), https://doi.org/10.22323/2.18040306

This essay discusses how gender-focused culture change initiatives developed for science (like Athena SWAN) might offer models for science communication. Such initiatives can seek to mobilise change amongst university departments and practices, but t... Read More about What role can Athena SWAN play in gender equality and science communication?.

Narrative, drama and science communication (2019)
Book Chapter
Weitkamp, E. (2019). Narrative, drama and science communication. In L. Olman, & D. Gruber (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Language and Science(1). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter considers the role that narrative, as a means of storytelling, could have in science communication, a practice which is often seen as translating information from the specialist language of science into words and concepts that can be und... Read More about Narrative, drama and science communication.

Science communication and public relations: beyond borders (2019)
Book Chapter
Autzen, C., & Weitkamp, E. (in press). Science communication and public relations: beyond borders. In M. Dascal, T. Gloning, & A. Lessmollman (Eds.), Science Communication, (465-484). Berlin: De Gruyter

This chapter applies an overall communication constitute organizations (CCO) perspective to explore the relationships between science communication and public relations. In the context of increasing institutional interest in public relations and scie... Read More about Science communication and public relations: beyond borders.

Exploring the intersections: Researchers and communication professionals' perspectives on the organizational role of science communication (2020)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., & Koivumäki, K. (2020). Exploring the intersections: Researchers and communication professionals' perspectives on the organizational role of science communication. Journal of Communication Management, 24(3), 207-226. https://doi.org/10.1108/JCOM-05-2019-0072

Purpose: This paper reports on research exploring the intersections between researchers and communication professionals' perspectives on the objectives, funders and organizational influences on their science communication practices. Design/methodolog... Read More about Exploring the intersections: Researchers and communication professionals' perspectives on the organizational role of science communication.

Art-science collaboration in an EPSRC/BBSRC-funded synthetic biology UK research centre (2020)
Journal Article
Reinsborough, M. (2020). Art-science collaboration in an EPSRC/BBSRC-funded synthetic biology UK research centre. NanoEthics, 14(1), 93-111. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11569-020-00367-3

Here I examine the potential for art-science collaborations to be the basis for deliberative discussions on research agendas and direction. Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) has become a science policy goal in synthetic biology and several ot... Read More about Art-science collaboration in an EPSRC/BBSRC-funded synthetic biology UK research centre.

Report on the Working Practices, Motivations and Challenges of those Engaged in Science Communication (2020)
Report
Ridgway, A., Milani, E., Weitkamp, E., & Wilkinson, C. (in press). Report on the Working Practices, Motivations and Challenges of those Engaged in Science Communication. European Commission repository and Zenodo: European Commission

The working practices of those engaged in the communication of science to non-expert audiences has important implications for the relationship between science and society. The research presented here explores these working practices and the motivatio... Read More about Report on the Working Practices, Motivations and Challenges of those Engaged in Science Communication.

Investigating the Links Between Science Communication Actors and Between Actors and their Audiences (2020)
Report
Ridgway, A., Milani, E., Weitkamp, E., & Wilkinson, C. (in press). Investigating the Links Between Science Communication Actors and Between Actors and their Audiences. European Commission repository and Zenodo: European Commission

The audiences reached by those engaged in science communication and the nature of the connections with those audiences is of central importance to the science-society relationship. It determines who is reading, listening and watching information abou... Read More about Investigating the Links Between Science Communication Actors and Between Actors and their Audiences.

Into the digital wild: Utilising Twitter, Instagram, You Tube and Facebook for effective science and environmental communication (2020)
Journal Article
Wilkinson, C., & Pavelle, S. (2020). Into the digital wild: Utilising Twitter, Instagram, You Tube and Facebook for effective science and environmental communication. Frontiers in Communication, 5, https://doi.org/10.3389/fcomm.2020.575122

Recent years have seen an upsurge in the digital environment and the reliance placed upon it by society. This case study reports on a project which sought to examine how the digital environment can be utilized for science communication, exploring the... Read More about Into the digital wild: Utilising Twitter, Instagram, You Tube and Facebook for effective science and environmental communication.