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Contributor: Gianluca Liva

Gianluca Liva ESMH ContributorGianluca Liva is a freelance science journalist. He holds an MA in Contemporary History and a master in Science Communication obtained at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA). He is a regular contributor for various Italian scientific magazines (VICE Media, Focus, Scienza in Rete, Micron, BBC Scienze Italia, OggiScienza). He mainly deals with risk communication and history of pseudoscientific practices. He is a member of the no-profit association “Factcheckers”, a group of italian journalists, researchers and developers focusing on media literacy and educational fact-checking. On behalf of the International Factchecking Network, Gianluca Liva and Factcheckers have recently developed a lesson plan for high school students, which was published and disseminated by the Poynter Institute in the occasion of the second International Fact Checking Day (April 2nd, 2018). The lesson plan consists of a discussion game that has been so far translated in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian.

A scientist’s opinion: interview with Ana Delicado about the CONCISE project

A scientist’s opinion : interview with Ana Delicado about the CONCISE project

We speak with Ana Delicado, Research Fellow Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, about the CONCISE project. What prompted you to undertake this project? Were there any projects or surveys carried out in the past that you have taken into consideration? For the past 20 years I have done research (and more recently teaching) ...

Covid-19 Exclusive interview : Prof. Walter Ricciardi

How to Achieve the “Nuova Normalità”?

Interview with Walter Ricciardi, Professor of General and Applied Hygiene at the Catholic University, Advisor to the Italian government for Italy’s relationships with international health organisations. How was the Italian response to the spread of Covid-19 organised? Walter Ricciardi: From an institutional point of view, in Italy, there are two entities dealing with public health: ...

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Marzia Mazzonetto about the RETHINK project

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Marzia Mazzonetto about the RETHINK project

Interview with Marzia Mazzonetto, Senior Project Manager, Sissa Medialab. What is the objective of the RETHINK project? It is not just a question of mapping the science communication landscape, it is also a question of understanding its evolution. Marzia Mazzonetto: The goal is to understand how science communication is changing. It has already changed, in ...

RETHINK project: a look at the future of science communication

RETHINK project : a look at the future of science communication

Science communication is no longer the same. A project involving seven European countries aims to understand how science communication has changed. It’s not only a question of knowledge but also a matter of opportunities for the future.

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Andy Ridgway about the RETHINK project

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Andy Ridgway about the RETHINK project

Interview with Andy Ridgway, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Bristol, and Principal Investigator for the RETHINK project. What role does UWE Bristol play in the project? Andy Ridgway: At UWE Bristol, we have been involved in some of the earlier phases of the data collection ...