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Main Title Investigating science communication in the information age : implications for public engagement and popular media /
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Author Title of a Work
Holliman, Richard,
Publisher Oxford University Press ; Open University,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 228427353
ISBN 9780199552665; 0199552665
Subjects Communication in science--Technological innovations ; Communication of technical information--Technological innovations ; Science--Social aspects ; Mass media--Social aspects ; Naturwissenschaften ; Kommunikation ; Medien ; Wissenschaftspublizistik ; Popularisierung
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAM  Q224.I59 2009 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 12/12/2018
Collation xxii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Moving forwards or in circles? Science communication and scientific governance in an age of innovation / Alan Irwin -- The new politics of public engagement with science / Jack Stilgoe and James Wilsdon -- (In)authentic sciences and (im)partial publics: (re)constructing the science outreach and public engagement agenda / Richard Holliman and Eric Jensen -- Investigating science communication to inform science outreach and public engagement / Eric Jensen and Richard Holliman -- Learning to engage; engaging to learn: the purposes of informal science-public dialogue / Sarah Davies -- Engaging with interactive science exhibits: a study of children's activity and the value of experience for communicating science / Robin Meisner and Jonathan Osborne -- Science, communication and media / Anders Hansen -- Models of science communication / Joan Leach, Simeon Yates and Eileen Scanlon -- Making science newsworthy: exploring the conventions of science journalism / Stuart Allan -- Science reporting in the electronic embrace of the Internet / Brian Trench -- From flow to user flows: understanding "good science" programming in the UK digital television landscape / James Bennett -- Image-music-text of popular science / Felicity Mellor -- Reinterpreting the audiences for media messages about science / Susanna Hornig Priest -- Investigating gendered representations of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians on UK chrildren's television / Jenni Carr [and others] -- Interpreting contested science: media influence and scientific citizenship / Richard Holliman and Eileen Scanlon. Investigating Science Communication in the Information Age is a collection of newly commissioned chapters by leading science communication scholars. It addresses current theoretical, practical and policy developments in science communication, including recent calls for greater openness and transparency; and engagement and dialogue on the part of professional scientists with other forms of expertise.