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  • Date: 04/17/2018
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    While most researchers still primarily use emails and simple websites for professional communication, the number of specialised online portals, information services and scholarly social online networks is constantly growing. This development led to the 6th workshop organized by the team of openTA, an online portal for technology assessment. This ... »
  • Date: 05/06/2016
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The initiatives focusing the professional development of explainers are multiplying around the world, building an informal network of researchers, museums managers and directors, explainers, and regional/continental networks, as THE group, the Thematic Human Interface and Explainers group of Ecsite. The Workshop Sul-Americano de Mediação em Museus ... »
  • Date: 03/17/2016
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    The prevalent lack of research on the interrelations between science, research and popular culture led to the organization of the first International Conference on Science and Research in Popular Culture #POPSCI2015, which took place at Alpen-Adria-Universität in Klagenfurt, Austria, from 17--18 September 2015. The aim of the conference was to ... »
  • Date: 12/15/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The design, delivery and evaluation of JCOM Masterclasses has given us the opportunity to reflect on the audiences, training needs and training schemes available to people working at different levels and in different contexts to communicate STEM subjects to a diverse variety of people. Although not always widely available, short courses in the ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2013
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This paper brings some reflections on JCOM and, in general on a science communication journal, from the perspective of the developing world. It is highlighted the following top aspects of JCOM: open access; the language, that is, the fact that authors can write in their own languages and the article is translated into English; and the fact that ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2013
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The JCOM I would appreciate reading should address in real time the emerging trends and pressing issues concerning Science in society; it would be targeted not only to researchers in STS et similia, but also to the constantly expanding universe of science communication practitioners; it would make sure to avoid the hidden forms of social exclusion ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2013
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Throughout its existence JCOM has earned a special recognition as a space of confluence for the international community of science communicators, but how should be its immediate future? Here are some ideas inspired by which Italo Calvino’s suggested as the main characteristics for the literature of the 21st century, hoping to have a JCOM light, ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2013
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    JCOM is eleven years old, and this is certainly a reason to celebrate. The journal has been a tribune where we could observe how geographical and institutional frontiers of science communication (SC) have been expanded. As open access publication, JCOM has played a key important role to diffuse and make visible the research results for all. This ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2013
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    JCOM can enhance its contribution to the science communication community by greater rigour in selection and editing and by opening up to reader comment. ... »
  • Date: 03/21/2013
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This short comment presents a few suggestions for the enrichment of JCOM seen from the perspective of an informal learning expert. ... »

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