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Using leap motion to investigate the emergence of structure in speech and language (2016)
Journal Article
Eryilmaz, K., & Little, H. (2017). Using leap motion to investigate the emergence of structure in speech and language. Behavior Research Methods, 49(5), 1748-1768. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13428-016-0818-x

© 2016, The Author(s). In evolutionary linguistics, experiments using artificial signal spaces are being used to investigate the emergenceof speech structure. These signal spaces need to be continuous, non-discretized spaces from which discrete units... Read More about Using leap motion to investigate the emergence of structure in speech and language.

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.

Medical performance and the ‘inaccessible’ experience of illness: An exploratory study (2016)
Journal Article
Weitkamp, E., & Mermikides, A. (2016). Medical performance and the ‘inaccessible’ experience of illness: An exploratory study. Medical Humanities, 42(3), 186-193. https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2016-010959

© 2016 Medical Humanities. All rights reserved. We report a survey of audience members’ responses (147 questionnaires collected at seven performances) and 10 in-depth interviews (five former patients and two family members, three medical practitioner... Read More about Medical performance and the ‘inaccessible’ experience of illness: An exploratory study.

Paired peer learning through engineering education outreach (2016)
Journal Article
Fogg-Rogers, L., Fogg Rogers, L., Edmonds, J., & Lewis, F. (2017). Paired peer learning through engineering education outreach. European Journal of Engineering Education, 42(1), 75-90. https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2016.1202906

© 2016 SEFI. Undergraduate education incorporating active learning and vicarious experience through education outreach presents a critical opportunity to influence future engineering teaching and practice capabilities. Engineering education outreach... Read More about Paired peer learning through engineering education outreach.

From fun science to seductive science (2016)
Book Chapter
Viladot, P., Stengler, E., & Fernández, G. (2016). From fun science to seductive science. In T. Tel, & A. Kiraly (Eds.), Teaching Physics Innovatively 2015ELTE University

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 From fun science to seductive science.

How training can fix the existential crisis in science journalism (2016)
Journal Article
Ridgway, A. I. (2016). How training can fix the existential crisis in science journalism

Science Journalism has been through a huge transition period in the past two decades as digital outlets compete with print media — and that transition is continuing. It’s left many science journalists unsure of their place in this new ecosystem and u... Read More about How training can fix the existential crisis in science journalism.

Designing for discussion (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Buckley, T., Grand, A., Stengler, E., & Wilkinson, C. (2016, June). Designing for discussion. Poster presented at UWE Learning and Teaching Conference 2016, UWE Bristol, UK

How we designed an online distance learning course to sustain an active community of learners

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.

“I mean I left school at fourteen dear so I’ve never, you know, I’m not very well educated”: Public identities and engagement (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Wilkinson, C. (2016, April). “I mean I left school at fourteen dear so I’ve never, you know, I’m not very well educated”: Public identities and engagement. Paper presented at PCST 2016, 14th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference, Istanbul, Turkey

Public engagement brings new responsibilities to citizens that are involved to be ‘representative’ andto it are relatively lacking (Felt and Fochler, 2008). In addition whilst there are many practical resources on dialogues benefits and outcomes from... Read More about “I mean I left school at fourteen dear so I’ve never, you know, I’m not very well educated”: Public identities and engagement.

'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..

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.

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.

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.

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.

Science in Culture: Audiences’ Perspective on Engaging With Science at a Summer Festival (2016)
Journal Article
Sardo, A. M., & Grand, A. (2016). Science in Culture: Audiences’ Perspective on Engaging With Science at a Summer Festival. Science Communication, 38(2), 251-260. https://doi.org/10.1177/1075547016632537

© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. In this commentary, we explore the factors that contributed to festival goers’ choice to attend science-based events at a summer cultural festival. We evaluated the impact of such events on the audiences: their levels of... Read More about Science in Culture: Audiences’ Perspective on Engaging With Science at a Summer Festival.

Evaluation of Food for Life 2013-15: Summary and synthesis report (2016)
Report
Jones, M., Pitt, H., Orme, J., Bray, I., Gray, S., Kimberlee, R., …Weitkamp, E. (2016). Evaluation of Food for Life 2013-15: Summary and synthesis report

This is the final report of the phase two evaluation of Food for Life undertaken by the University of the West of England, Bristol 2013-15. The research encompassed five workstreams: 1. Long term impacts and durability - understanding how and w... Read More about Evaluation of Food for Life 2013-15: Summary and synthesis report.

Inspiring pupils to study Physics and Astronomy at the science centre at-Bristol, UK (2016)
Book Chapter
Stengler, E., & Tee, J. (2016). Inspiring pupils to study Physics and Astronomy at the science centre at-Bristol, UK. In A. Kiraly, & T. Tel (Eds.), Teaching Physics Innovatively 2015ELTE University

An investigation was carried out to collect evidence that science centres can have a positive effect on young children’s formal education in Physics and Astronomy. We explored whether the science centre At-Bristol’s exhibitions and planetarium show a... Read More about Inspiring pupils to study Physics and Astronomy at the science centre at-Bristol, UK.