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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.

Actividades Educativas en el museo científico: De ciencia divertida a ciencia seductora (2015)
Journal Article
Fernandez, G., Stengler, E., & Viladot, P. (2015). Actividades Educativas en el museo científico: De ciencia divertida a ciencia seductora

Science centres and museums have undergone a great evolution in recent decades although it seems that, lately, the science museum model has been somewhat stagnant. Since the radical changes of the mid-twentieth century, it has developed towards strat... Read More about Actividades Educativas en el museo científico: De ciencia divertida a ciencia seductora.

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.

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. A., 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.

Beyond the techno-thriller: Michael Crichton and societal issues in science and technology (2015)
Journal Article
Stengler, E. (2015). Beyond the techno-thriller: Michael Crichton and societal issues in science and technology

Michael Crichton is primarily known for being an outstanding writer of techno-thrillers and co-creator of the genre. In this paper I suggest that his fictional works can and should be considered under the deeper and wider perspective of his concern f... Read More about Beyond the techno-thriller: Michael Crichton and societal issues in science and technology.

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.

Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Lewis, F., Edmonds, J., & Fogg-Rogers, L. A. (2015, September). Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?. Paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research - Education and Transition, Budapest, Hungary

The ‘Children as Engineers’ project brought together 10 primary Initial Teacher Training students and 10 Under-Graduate Engineering students to teach one of ten design challenges to 300 children in classrooms using the European ‘Engineer’ materials.... Read More about Primary pre-service teachers and engineering students learning to teach science - A match made in heaven or hell?.

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.

Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015 (2015)
Report
Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2015). Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015

◾It’s been forecast that a further 100,000 new professionals are needed to fill the skills gap by 2020. It is becoming increasingly important that student engineers gain opportunities to practise their public engagement and education outreach skills... Read More about Children as engineers: Paired peer mentors in primary schools final report summary July 2015.

Choral singing therapy following stroke or Parkinsons disease: An exploration of participants experiences (2015)
Journal Article
Mcpherson, K. M., Leão, S. H., Fogg-Rogers, L., Fogg-Rogers, L. A., Buetow, S., Talmage, A., …Purdy, S. C. (2016). Choral singing therapy following stroke or Parkinsons disease: An exploration of participants experiences. Disability and Rehabilitation, 38(10), 952-962. https://doi.org/10.3109/09638288.2015.1068875

© 2015 Informa UK Ltd. Purpose: People with stroke or Parkinsons disease (PD) live with reduced mood, social participation and quality of life (QOL). Communication difficulties affect 90% of people with PD (dysarthria) and over 33% of people with str... Read More about Choral singing therapy following stroke or Parkinsons disease: An exploration of participants experiences.

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.

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

Between ambition and evidence (2015)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E. (2015). Between ambition and evidence

Measuring impact may be challenging, but does that mean we should accept a lack of ambition? Researchers in all fields are grappling with the challenge of how to measure impact (in many different contexts, which naturally leads to many different appr... Read More about Between ambition and evidence.

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.



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