Science communication examined by Commitee

01 September 2016

The Science and Technology Committee examines science communication as a profession, the difference between science communication and public engagement looking at cultural perspectives and evaluation. The session will also examine the use of popular science and the role of government and the media in influencing engagement.


Wednesday 7 September 2016, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 1.45pm

  • Seirian Sumner, Co-founder, Soapbox Science, Reader in Social Evolution, University of Bristol
  • Nathalie Pettorelli, Co-founder, Soapbox Science, Research Fellow,
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London
  • Dr Penny Fidler, Chief Executive, UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres
  • Tracey Brown, Director, Sense about Science

At 2.45pm

  • Paul Manners, Director, National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement
  • Matt Goode, Director of Communications and Public Engagement,
    Research Councils UK

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