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Earth planet in hourglass, Global warming concept

Science communication about climate change – what have we learned so far?

Interview on climate change with Dr Debbie Rosen, CONSTRAIN project. The EU-funded CONSTRAIN project is a consortium of 14 European partners tasked with developing a better understanding of the climate system and using this to improve global and regional climate projections for the next 20-50 years. We spoke with the project’s science and policy manager ...

Newsera EU project, 2 farmers in a rapeseed field

EU project : NEWSERA

NEWSERA: Citizen science (CS) initiatives are changing the paradigm of science communication (SC). Not only the embedded bottom-up methodology takes into account people’s needs, aligning science to society, but empowers citizens to become science communicators. Moreover, launching a citizen science project requires the creation of a complex ecosystem, in which the participation of quadruple helix ...

Workshop in Milan : Techno-Scientific expertise and disinformation

Workshop in Milan : Techno-Scientific expertise and disinformation

Last Friday 14th February, the European Science-Media Hub was presented at the workshop ‘Eclissi della verità o crisi della delega tecnocratica: expertise techno-scientifiche, fake news e pratiche mediali’, organised by the Italian Society of  Science and Technology Studies (STS Italia) in cooperation with the interdisciplinary network of SSH (Social Sciences and Humanities) of Milano Politecnico ...

A scientist’s opinion Interview with Colleen Campbell about Open access

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Colleen Campbell about Open access

Open access, a scientist's opinion Interview with Colleen Campbell, Co-Director of Egenis, the Exeter Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences. Are you involved with PlanS directly and if so, how? Colleen Campbell: I have no official role in PlanS, but I coordinate the global Open Access 2020 (OA2020) Initiative and our objectives for ...

A scientist’s opinion Interview with Liz Ferguson about Open access

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Liz Ferguson about Open access

Open access, a scientist's opinion Interview with Liz Ferguson, VP for Editorial Development in Wiley’s Global Research division. Wiley is the biggest publisher to have embraced open access on a large‑scale through the DEAL agreement. Is this the blueprint for other transformative agreements? Liz Ferguson: We are very pleased with the DEAL agreement, which is ...

Europe leads the way in the transition to open access publishing: what is at stake?

Europe leads the way in the transition to open access publishing : what is at stake?

Open access publications will be exceeding 43 000 journals in 2020 thanks to a push by some research funders. Critics object on grounds of sustainability, tight timelines and restrictions that look unsuitable for social sciences.

A scientist’s opinion Interview with Sabina Leonelli about Open access

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Sabina Leonelli about Open access

Open access, a scientist's opinion Interview with Sabina Leonelli, Co-Director of Egenis, the Exeter Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences. How are you involved in Plan S? Sabina Leonelli: I am a Plan S ambassador. This is an independent role and does not imply being aligned with everything cOAlition S proposes. As ambassadors, we ...

Fabiana Zollo Interviewed by Mićo Tatalović about the QUEST Project

A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Fabiana Zollo about the QUEST project

Interview with Fabiana Zollo, Assistant Professor at Ca' Foscari University and Research Fellow in the Venice Center for the Humanities and Social Change. We are now working to determine the state-of-the-art of science communication on social media. We are following and analysing data from more than 680 Twitter accounts, 490 Facebook pages and 390 YouTube ...