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Evaluation of the Q Method as a public engagement tool (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Margarida, S., & Sinnett, D. (2018, December). Evaluation of the Q Method as a public engagement tool. Presented at Science In Public Conference (2018), Cardiff, Wales

There is continuing encouragement for more researchers to engage with the public around their research. One of the goals of public engagement is to ensure that there is public input about policy decisions that may require difficult choices among comp... Read More about Evaluation of the Q Method as a public engagement tool.

Making STEM for everyone: Resources for supporting people from under-represented groups to engage with Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering (2018)
Other
Hobbs, L., & Fogg Rogers, L. (2018). Making STEM for everyone: Resources for supporting people from under-represented groups to engage with Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering

A resource compilation This document provides a compilation of resources for supporting people from under-represented groups to study STEM subjects, enter STEM careers and see that STEM subjects can be ‘for them’. The list is arranged in a seri... Read More about Making STEM for everyone: Resources for supporting people from under-represented groups to engage with Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering.

Iconicity in signed and spoken vocabulary: A comparison between American Sign Language, British Sign Language, English, and Spanish (2018)
Journal Article
Perlman, M., Little, H., Thompson, B., & Thompson, R. L. (2018). Iconicity in signed and spoken vocabulary: A comparison between American Sign Language, British Sign Language, English, and Spanish. Frontiers in Psychology, 9(AUG), https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01433

© 2018 Perlman, Little, Thompson and Thompson. Considerable evidence now shows that all languages, signed and spoken, exhibit a significant amount of iconicity. We examined how the visual-gestural modality of signed languages facilitates iconicity fo... Read More about Iconicity in signed and spoken vocabulary: A comparison between American Sign Language, British Sign Language, English, and Spanish.

The asteroid trillionaires (2018)
Journal Article
Glester, A. (2018). The asteroid trillionaires. Physics World, 31(6), 33-35. https://doi.org/10.1088/2058-7058/31/6/29

The race to the riches of asteroids is on, with several private companies vying for funding to become the first space miners. Andrew Glester digs into the issues involved in making money from asteroids.

Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula (2018)
Book Chapter
Fogg Rogers, L., & Fowles-Sweet, W. (2018). Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula. In A. Nortcliffe, R. Penlington, J. Andrews, & R. Clark (Eds.), 5TH Annual Symposium of the United Kingdom & Ireland Engineering Education Research Network, (125-129). Aston University

Undergraduate education incorporating active learning through education outreach presents a critical opportunity to influence future engineering teaching and practice capabilities. Engineering education outreach activities have been shown to have mul... Read More about Engineering and society: Embedding active service learning in undergraduate curricula.

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.

Developing a community of practice to support the space engineering higher education community (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Berthoud, L., & Glester, A. (2018, April). Developing a community of practice to support the space engineering higher education community. Paper presented at 2nd Symposium on Space Educational Activities: April 11-13 2018, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

The UK-based “Space Universities Network” (SUN) was formed in 2016 with the aim of enhancing the quality of learning and teaching by providing support and resources to the space science and engineering higher education community. The goal of this res... Read More about Developing a community of practice to support the space engineering higher education community.

“Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK (2018)
Journal Article
Boushel, C., Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Devito, L., Edwards, A., Rogers, L. F., …Hayes, E. (2018). “Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180231

© 2018 WIT Press. The leading source of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentrations in Bristol, United Kingdom is road transport, and Bristol exceeds the annual mean national air quality objective of 40 µg/m3 for NO2 in many locations around the city. Unde... Read More about “Unfortunately, I use my car”: Commuter transport choices in Bristol, UK.

Air pollution in the Aveiro region, Portugal: A citizens' engagement approach (2018)
Journal Article
Coelho, S., Rodrigues, V., Barnes, J., Boushel, C., Devito, L., & Lopes, M. (2018). Air pollution in the Aveiro region, Portugal: A citizens' engagement approach. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180241

© 2018 WIT Press. Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, with an increasing number of acute air pollution episodes in many cities worldwide. In Portugal, especially in the region of Aveiro, high concentrations of particulat... Read More about Air pollution in the Aveiro region, Portugal: A citizens' engagement approach.

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.

Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities (2018)
Journal Article
Hayes, E., King, A., Callum, A., Williams, B., Vanherle, K., Boushel, C., …Longhurst, J. (2018). Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities. https://doi.org/10.2495/AIR180221

© 2018 WIT Press. Air pollution has as significant impact on the health of European citizens, particularly in urban areas, and was responsible for more than 400,000 premature deaths in Europe in 2014. It is within our cities where this public health... Read More about Claircity project: Citizen-led scenarios to improve air quality in European cities.

Uwe boxed: Empowering students in the ‘real world’-providing responsible research and innovation opportunities through the boxed project (2018)
Journal Article
Bourne, K., Wilkinson, C., Bancroft, M., Robinson, G., Noel, C., Varadi, A., …Lewis, D. (2018). Uwe boxed: Empowering students in the ‘real world’-providing responsible research and innovation opportunities through the boxed project. Higher Education Pedagogies, 3(1), 451-462. https://doi.org/10.1080/23752696.2018.1462098

© 2017 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences at the University of the West of England, Bristol has been piloting a schools outreach project entitled BoxED (EDuc... Read More about Uwe boxed: Empowering students in the ‘real world’-providing responsible research and innovation opportunities through the boxed project.

Science journalism by a journalist for journalists (2018)
Journal Article
Ridgway, A. (2018). Science journalism by a journalist for journalists. JCOM: Journal of Science Communication, 17(1), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.22323/2.17010701

This book is a beginners’ guide to science journalism, explaining the 21st century journalistic process, from generating story ideas to creating multimedia content when the story’s written, taking in research and writing structures along the way. Whi... Read More about Science journalism by a journalist for journalists.