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Investigating science communication in the information age : implications for public engagement and popular media

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  • Creator edited by Richard Holliman ... [and others]
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press ; Milton Keynes [England] : Open University, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 288 pages, 2 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780199552665, 0199552665
  • OCLC ocn228427353


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Moving forwards or in circles? Science communication and scientific governance in an age of innovation / Alan Irwin -- The new politics of public engagement with science / Jack Stilgoe and James Wilsdon -- (In)authentic sciences and (im)partial publics: (re)constructing the science outreach and public engagement agenda / Richard Holliman and Eric Jensen -- Investigating science communication to inform science outreach and public engagement / Eric Jensen and Richard Holliman -- Learning to engage; engaging to learn: the purposes of informal science-public dialogue / Sarah Davies -- Engaging with interactive science exhibits: a study of children's activity and the value of experience for communicating science / Robin Meisner and Jonathan Osborne -- Science, communication and media / Anders Hansen -- Models of science communication / Joan Leach, Simeon Yates and Eileen Scanlon -- Making science newsworthy: exploring the conventions of science journalism / Stuart Allan -- Science reporting in the electronic embrace of the Internet / Brian Trench -- From flow to user flows: understanding "good science" programming in the UK digital television landscape / James Bennett -- Image-music-text of popular science / Felicity Mellor -- Reinterpreting the audiences for media messages about science / Susanna Hornig Priest -- Investigating gendered representations of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians on UK chrildren's television / Jenni Carr ... [et al.] -- Interpreting contested science: media influence and scientific citizenship / Richard Holliman and Eileen Scanlon