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Our future with clean air: ClairCity (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Fogg Rogers, L., Boushel, C., & Hayes, E. T. (2017, October). Our future with clean air: ClairCity. Presented at Changing Minds: Communicate Symposium on Behaviour Change, Bristol, UK

In the European project ClairCity (www.claircity.eu), we apply a societal approach to behaviour change towards reducing air pollution and carbon emissions in cities. The project is engaging with citizens and policymakers from six European cities/regi... Read More about Our future with clean air: ClairCity.

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.

Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change? (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Fogg Rogers, L., Boushel, C., Chatterton, T., & Hayes, E. T. (2017, June). Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change?. Presented at Conference on Communication and the Environment, Leicester, England

In order to prevent potential climate change catastrophe we need many countries and cultures to work together towards a shared aim. However, political, geographical and even administrative barriers mean this gargantuan task is often neglected by poli... Read More about Society vs the individual - How can we work together to enable behaviour change?.

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.