The CONCISE project presents the results of an investigation on the perception of science among European citizens
The CONCISE project, coordinated by the ScienceFlows research group of the University of Valencia, presents this Friday, January 22, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and by telematic means, the conclusions of an investigation on the perception of science carried out from the data obtained in five citizen consultations. These took place at the end of 2019 in five cities in as many European countries: Valencia, Lodz (Poland), Vicenza (Italy), Lisbon (Portugal) and Trnava (Slovakia).
Mario Viciosa has been one of the guests at the X Campus Gutenberg – CosmoCaixa in the round table “The lie-hunters: Fake News and fact checkers”. In this interview he talks about fact checking in the field of scientific communication and gives some clues to understand how hoaxes circulate.
Why do we age? Why do we die? These questions are one of humanity’s greatest challenges. We can see it in religions, which have created different justifications for death; or the large number of myths about a Fountain of Youth.
Professors and researchers from CCS-UPF participate as authors in the book “Communicating Science: a Global Perspective”
Professors and researchers from the Center for Science, Communication and Society Studies (CCS-UPF) have participated in two chapters of the book “Communicating Science: a Global Perspective”, which documents the global emergence of modern scientific communication in 39 countries of the world.
From July 6 to 10, the “Dialogue Days” of the European Project RiConfigure will take place, an open online process that brings together policy makers, practitioners and researchers working in the field of innovation.
Exploring the hurdles and incentives of science communication is one of the key objectives of the CONCISE Project. To that aim, the team of the Science, Communication, and Society Studies Centre of the Pompeu Fabra University (CCS-UPF) interviewed 26 science communication researchers (from 15 countries) and conducted one contrast online workshop with 18 science communication practitioners (journalists, communication officers, science museum directors, etc.) from 16 countries.