The members of the largest international network for public communication of science (the PCST Network) select Carolina Llorente for their scientific committee
Carolina Llorente, coordinator of the Center for Science, Communication and Society Studies at Pompeu Fabra University (CCS-UPF) and associate professor of the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences of the same University (DCEXS-UPF), has joined the scientific committee of the Public Communication of Science and Technology Network (PCST), the main international network for public communication of science
Online Discussion Panel: Communication and Climate Justice
On the 9th of June, at 18:30 CET, the online discussion panel “Communication and Climate Justice” will take place. In this discussion panel we will discuss the role that communication plays in the engagement of different stakeholders in decision making processes, and the inclusion of their narratives and experiences into environmental research and policy making regarding climate justice.
Open Science – The Final Frontier?
The final conference of GRECO Project “INSPIRING RESEARCHERS ON THE USE OF OPEN SCIENCE IN THEIR RESEARCH PROJECTS” will take place on May 28th. These are the voyages of GRECO. Its mission: To explore Open Science. To put it into action in a solar energy research project. And to boldly go where hardly anyone has gone before.
Collaborative innovation for sustainable food
Beyond the pandemic, the world still turns. Actually, during this year Barcelona is the World Capital of Sustainable Food, an initiative that includes the development of almost a hundred projects and policies to promote sustainable food and a program that will run the entire year. The city wants to promote healthier and more sustainable diets, generate more economic opportunities for local sectors, fight the climate emergency and build resilience towards global risks and social inequalities.
One Health, convergence of three paths
Health, health and health. Thus we could briefly define one of the most influential concepts on global health of the last 20 years.
In order to announce how interdependent human, animal and environmental health are, on March 4, 2021, the round table “One Health: one planet, one health” was held. This meeting, organized and moderated by the students of the 26th edition of the Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication of the UPF-BSM, had an audience of around fifty people.
CONCISE presents the results of its research and concludes that people’s trust in information sources is a key factor to improve science communication
The CONCISE project, coordinated by the ScienceFlows group of the University of Valencia, has presented the main conclusions of the analysis of the data collected from the citizen consultations held in 2019. The results of the research show that citizens demand that universities and public research centres acquire a more relevant role in the dissemination of science.