- Conference Report from the EU Cities and Science Communication Conference – science policy recommendations and how they can be achieved
- Beatrice on public engagement and the importance of networking
- Notes from the World Cafe session — final thoughts
- Marcos Perez on the value of networks
- Strengthen science citizenship – CASC policy recommendations
Monthly Archives: January 2011
I spoke to Beatrice Korc from Université de Lyon about public engagement with scientists and the importance of networking, particularly the CASC network. She insisted that scientists should be encouraged to engage with the public, but need training to do … Continue reading
In the World Cafe session delegates split into groups small groups focusing on topics that they were especially passionate about and wrote thoughts on large sheets of paper. You may have to click through and view large versions of these … Continue reading
Marcos Perez from Casa de las Ciencias speaking to us at the EU Cities and Science Communication conference. He’s a strong advocate of the value of networks, and how working together on real projects increases understanding and provides huge insight.
The group discussing the topic ‘Strengthen science citizenship’ selected four policy recommendations to promote and be included in the Conference Report . These were: Promote science through partnerships between scientists and coporations Invest in science educators and communicators Develop a … Continue reading
Professor Sten Llongstrom is the Scientific Director of the Universeum AB in Sweden, one of three major Science Centres represented in CASC. Sten has been involved throughout the 22 months os the Science and Cities programme. Here he talks about … Continue reading
Michaela was keen to get across how useful the network built up around CASC had been. It helped them develop new work on communicating Geosciences – Volcanoes are interesting – and their work will continue in the coming year.
This is a short interview with Nick Winterbotham of Think Tank – the science museum in Birmingham and host of the final CASC Conference. He’s very strong on wanting to get the message across that science communication is not just … Continue reading
At the start of the project partners shared their existing experience and expertise, and produced a list of critical success and failure points to inspire and direct the development of science communication projects. They include points in relation to the … Continue reading