PCST Venice Symposium shares Concluding Statement

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.

The Repository contains abstracts and papers from PCST conferences. Now Marina Joubert and Hans Peter Peters of the PCST Scientific Committee have tracked down conference programs and reports from earlier conferences and symposiums, and added them to the Repository. They make fascinating reading.

Even for full-time researchers it is not easy to keep up-to-date. But the journals aim to make it easier by sending out email alerts to new content and through social media.

To inspire and connect creative individuals who engage communities with science. We work to build an international community of Science Engagers who develop fresh approaches and innovative formats from the grassroots to the institutional level.

Public opinion surveys in many countries have shown increasing trust and confidence in science and scientists through the Covid-19 pandemic. A discussion paper based on such surveys for four European countries reports and reflects on these findings.

What does it take to run a SciCommSci Club? Siddharth Kankaria shares his experiences and lessons learned.

Meet Heather Doran, PCST committee member and the author of a new science communication newsletter.

Popular science writing course + Jobs and internships for science writers + Storytelling for scientists + 10 of the best science books coming out this month. A weekly newsletter produced by Marianna Limas.

A weekly roundup of science communication compiled by Heather Doran.  News, events, projects, a diary and jobs.

15 September 2020 – The book ‘Communicating Science: A Global Perspective’ was launched via this webinar.

Want to know more about using Twitter for scicomm? PCST member Ki-Youn Kim has created this useful infographic. Ki-Youn Kim is passionate about research and crafting multi-media products to make science accessible and relevant. She is the Community Development Coordinator at the Chemical Institute of Canada.

What is SEO, and why should science communicators care about it? Claire Moran guides us through the topic, from spiderbots to using links wisely.

Germana Barata and Natália Flores give a summary of TikTok’s potential for science communication.

Yael Barel-Ben David and Aviv J. Sharon write about their experiences developing a ‘pop-up podcast’ based on a research workshop.

Roberto Takata, a science communicator and associate researcher at the Laboratory for Advanced Studies in Journalism (Labjor) at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp), presents new research on podcasting in Brazil.