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Published: 02 October 2008

264 Pages | 15 line & 5 half-tone illustrations


ISBN: 9780199552672

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Practising Science Communication in the Information Age

Theorising Professional Practices

Edited by Richard Holliman, Jeff Thomas, Sam Smidt, Eileen Scanlon, and Elizabeth Whitelegg

Communicating Science in the Information Age

  • Supports the teaching and learning of contemporary science communication through core readings by drawing on current research in the field, and facilitating a research—teaching synergy.
  • All chapters are newly commissioned to provide an up-to-date perspective on issues facing science communication researchers.
  • Each chapter includes a section of 'further reading' and 'useful websites' to encourage students to engage with further sources beyond the core readings.
  • Explores various practices of science communication to address many of the issues facing contemporary practitioners of science communication in an engaging and theoretically informed way.
  • Features both international and cross-cultural examples.
  • Chapters take a critical stance on the study of contemporary issues in science communication, providing readers with an engaging account of these important contemporary issues.

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