The call for proposals for the PCST Conference in Aberdeen, Scotland from 27-29 May 2025 is now live. The conference theme is ‘Science communication for positive change: exploring transitions, traditions, and tensions’.

Preparations are in progress for the 2025 Public Communication of Science and Technology Network Science Communication Conference. Representatives from the PCST Scientific Committee recently visited Aberdeen, where they collaborated with the local organising committee.

7 March 2024: PCST’s Teaching Forum hosted a webinar to take a closer look at practical science communication teaching experiences from around the world.

The Symposium – Civic science and ethics in the age of AI: building trust – will be held from 9-11 July 2024 in Indiana. Save the date and submit a call for proposals by 31 March 2024.

We invite speakers to contribute to an upcoming PCST Teaching Forum webinar about transforming science communication pedagogy in the age of AI. The webinar will be held on 22 May 2024. The submission deadline is 5pm (CET) on 26 February 2024.

The PCST Suzhou Symposium on Communicating Science across Cultures: Approaches, Perspectives and Challenges will be held from 17 to 19 October 2024 in China. Register now to attend.

The PCST Suzhou Symposium on Communicating Science across Cultures: Approaches, Perspectives and Challenges will be held from 17 to 19 October 2024 in China. We invite submissions by 29 February 2024.

It is with pleasure that we share the Concluding Statement from the PCST Venice Symposium, held from 28-30 September 2023. The Statement is the result of the inputs which emerged from the Symposium working groups and discussions. Please share this document widely, especially with the governance of universities and research institutions.

PCST2023, held in Rotterdam from 11 to 14 April 2023, was a huge success, and brought together more than 700 delegates from all over the globe. You can now watch the plenary session recordings and look at a mini photo gallery.

The PCST Network hosted a PCST2023 Online series of sessions from 3 – 5 April 2023, prior to the conference in Rotterdam. The session recordings are now available for viewing.

The PCST Venice Symposium will be held from 28-30 September 2023. Early bird registration for the Symposium has been extended to 20 April 2023. The Programme is also now available.

5 April 2023: In this PCST2023 Online session, the presenters explored connections between science communication, politics and social themes.

4 April 2023: In this PCST2023 Online session, the presenters considered the roles and responsibilities, of audiences, science communication practitioners and science journalists.

4 April 2023: In this PCST2023 Online session, presenters reflected on some specific science communication resources and reviewed the techniques used in the communication process.

4 April 2023: This PCST2023 Online session covered lessons learned from conferences, exhibitions and trans-disciplinary strategies to improve science engagement.

3 April 2023: This PCST2023 Online session explored how science communication and the dissemination of science communication plays out in different contexts, and what can be learnt from different strategies and viewpoints.