PCST 2016

26-28 April 2016, Istanbul, Turkey

The 14th international conference of the Public Communication of Science and Technology network took place from 26-28 April 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.

The theme of the conference was “Science Communication in Digital Age”.

The conference attracted more than 400 science communication experts and scholars from 52 countries and regions. This conference featured vast topics and rich contents, covering 6 conference reports, 52 sub-forums, 133 oral reports and 52 poster papers focusing on science communication changes, scientists participation, public object, ethics and art, tendency and policy under the background of the digital age.

Full programme and abstracts

PCST 2016 review: The new trend in science communication research ecology

Conference materials

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Consolidated vs. Fragile Science Communication Culture: A Comparison of Science Coverage of the BBC and Israeli MediaViewbarel-ben-david-y2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Science communication impact on journals visibility in BrazilViewbarata-g2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
What are we trying to teach? A conceptually based approach to science communication trainingViewbaram-tsabari-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Mitigating school dropout with scienceViewballi-e2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Science cafe in a digital ageViewbalazs-b2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
A Sight of the Life MoleculeViewangola-banuelos-cedano-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Science Centers and Operations in TurkeyViewozdog%cc%86an-ozbal-e2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Urban Geology and Paleontology – examples and opportunities in Science CentresViewazevedo-rodrigues-l2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Five ways to sell the tsetse fly – How both science and institutions are sold in press releasesViewautzen-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Controversy Inside Out – Museum Visitors’ Experiences in a Provocative ExhibitViewatkinson-d2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Characteristics of an authentic scientific discourse in social networks – The case of drinking water fluoridationViewasakly-d2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Crossing the boundary while sustain the borderline – The story-worlds of scientific expertsViewarmon-r2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
How the science-media gap is managed in practice – The use of news interviews in science communication trainingsViewarmon-r2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Building a Physics Institute’s Outreach Programme from ScratchViewarends-e2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Design of a Battery of Indicators of Social Appropriation of Science and Technology in ColombiaViewarboleda-t2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Trends in the Measurement and Evaluation of Social Appropriation of Science and Technology in ColombiaViewarboleda-t2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Scientists Joking on Social Media: An Empirical Analysis of #overlyhonestmethodsViewbrossard-d2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Value-Conscious Exhibit DesignViewbranch-smith-t2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Contributions of literary journalism to science journalism – A case study of a Brazilian magazineViewamorim-l2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Walk Again Project – A case-study of Brazilian media coverageViewamorim-l2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
, The State’s Role in the Promotion of Science and CitizenshipViewbraga-a sousa-do-nascimento-s2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Questioning scripts of science communicationViewamelung-n2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Credibility and Climate Change: Perceived Credibility of Policy and Science Experts in Visual MediaViewyeo-s2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Footprints of Fascination: Digital Traces of Public Engagement with Particle Physics on Social MediaViewrao-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Science on YouTube – What do people find when they are searching for climate science and climate manipulation?Viewallgaier-j2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Scientific communication in different contexts and mediaViewrodrigues-barbosa-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
A content analysis of Twitter updates of public research institute in IndonesiaViewalamsyah-p2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
PCST In The Arab World: The Rationality War OnlineViewmustapha-b2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Beyond the News Content: Exploring The Relationship Between Online Sources Of Information And Perception Of CAM Therapies Among Digital Natives In SpainViewlopera-pareja-e2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Biological scientific illustration – A career on the makingViewbotelho-j2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Using Surveys in Science Communication Evaluation: A Very Brief Introduction to the State of the ArtViewjensen-e2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Practice and Quantitative Study on Visualization of Cutting-Edge ScienceViewwang-g2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
All But Naive. On the Importance of Articulating Hidden Moralities in Public Discussions on ScienceViewbaram-tsabari-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Science Communication and Performativity: How are We Talking About Synthetic Biology?Viewwray-b2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Are science blogs facing extinction?Viewbotelho-j2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
‘Popularization of Research’ and ‘Provision of Scientific Expertise’: Consequences of Two Modes of Public Communication for the Interactions of Scientists and JournalistsViewpeters-h2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Towards Participatory Science JournalismViewboran-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Exploring the Comment Section as a Space for Public Engagement with ScienceViewboran-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
“A Ciencia Cierta” – public participation for scienceViewbonilla-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Linking Theory And Practice Through Student Research in Informal Learning EnvironmentsViewland-zandstra-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Dealing With Scientific Uncertainty: Coverage Of Antibiotic Resistance In The German Press 1993-2013Viewboklage-e2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Conservation discourse in zoosViewbizerra-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Scientific literacy in non-formal environments for Brazilian elementary students – an educational challenge to GeoLogarViewnery-lima-bezerra-r2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Scientists Behaving BadlyViewbering-j2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
F.A.R. as communication canViewbenvenuti-s2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Development of communication skills by editing a popular science magazine – The case of NaturalmentViewbenna-ssar-roig-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Perception and Practices of Turkish Journalists on Science, Technology and Innovation NewsViewbecerikli-s2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Attitudes to Science East And West – Structures And Changes In The Long RunViewbauer-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Out of the Woods: How Do (Forest) Scientists Perceive Science CommunicationViewgoodwin-b2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Scientists Performing Online TED Talks as a Means of Engaging the Public with Fundamental PhysicsViewsava-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Attitudes Towards Outreach within the Particle-Physics Research CommunityViewrao-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
University Outreach as a Means of Science Communication: Evaluating its EffectivenessViewdavis-l2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Public Attitudes Towards Biotechnology In ArgentinaViewpolino-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Reception Practices of Turkish Newspaper Readers on Science, Technology and Innovation News in TurkeyViewdursun-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
“If You Can’t Explain It to a Six-Year-Old”: Communicating Quantum Physics to ChildrenViewdihal-k2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Morphogenesis of a project towards better science communicationViewmena-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Doctor Atomic: Science Communication in Modern OperaViewmorfakis-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Evolving germs – Communicating evolution through animations of antibiotic resistanceViewbohlin-g2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
The experience of using Facebook in PCST events in Brazil: Rio + 20 and IYL 2015Viewmoreira-i2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Knowledge deficit or public engagement? Conceptualizing Polio Vaccination debates on FacebookVieworr-d2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
The Tools And Tactics Of Effective Science Communication In An Issues Rich EnvironmentViewcreagh-b2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Between Fantasy and Reality: Early Childhoold’s Conceptions About the Antarctic ContinentViewcosta-t2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Comparing and evaluating public policies for scientific cultureViewcortassa-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
GIOCONDA – Involving the youth in environmental and health policiesViewcori-l2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Newton liked to read – Communicating science while readingViewcondesso-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Appropriating social media – public engagement with science and technology onlineViewcollins-t2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
How major international research organisations are coping with the new age of PCSTViewclaessens-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
A study on visitors – identity-related motivations at science museums in ChinaViewchu-h2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Mapping the Shift from Public Understanding of Science to Public Engagement with Science: the case of Kerala Sasthra Sashithya ParishathViewcholakkathodi-j2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Einstein – A challenge to Thai science communication?Viewchinnalong-s2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Ethical considerations of using community-led media in engagement around biomedical researchViewchambers-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Changing perspectives in Indian science museum movement – The early years post independenceViewchakraborty-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Controversies in Animal Experimentation – Contributions of Consensus Conferences and Cultural-Historical Activity TheoryViewcerqueira-das-neves-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Public attitudes to chemistry in the UKViewceci-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
The chemistry of public perceptionViewceci-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
The cultural importance of science communication and disclosureViewcatalano-e2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Science in Public Research NetworkViewcassidy-a2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Exploring the relationship between public knowledge and attitudes about genomicsViewcarver-r2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
The virtual and the printed, exclusion or complementariness?Viewcarrillo-trueba-c2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
What Influences Scientists Participation in Public Engagement – A Qualitative Perspective of Museum ResearchersViewcanete-s2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
University Researchers and Public Communication – What Influences their Intention to Engage with Non-ExpertsViewcanete-s2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Public participation and self-care practices – How runners negotiate medical expertise onlineViewcampbell-p2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
CRI PRIMES – Learn how to apply a proven model to fund and create meaningful scientific-based partnerships that accomplish public goodViewcabe-j2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Communicating about new mathematics, the different approachViewbuurmeijer-f2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Another face of the Biological Sciences – Another face of the Biological Sciences Investigating the outcomes of working on Science Popularization projects as an undergraduate student in the professional choiceViewbucciarelli-rodriguez-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
Visual scientific literacy – The role of images in public understanding of science in the digital ageViewbucchi-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey
What is the legacy of five decades of science communication research?Viewbucchi-m2016-pcst-conference-istanbul-turkey