Bringing research and practice together

The US National Science Foundation funded the Collaboratory (http://researchandpractice.org/) which has the mission to “bring(s) educators and researchers together to develop more equitable innovations for STEM teaching and learning. It is a massive project! I am mentioning it because it Read More …

Research in Science communication in Latin America

RedPOP, the science communication network for Latin America and the Caribbean, and collaborators, carried a study aiming to identify the papers on science communication published by academic journals written by authors in the region and/or about the region. After analyzing Read More …

Recent research reports on science literacy and on the science of science communication

[Warning: This is a long post. Sorry about that.] At least six times in the last two years, the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering, & Medicine (NASEM) has included science communication as a key component of its reports. That Read More …

Key findings from our “world map of science communication research” project

Science communication is growing steadily as a field of research, but institutional collaboration and diversity in the field are still lacking. In particular, Asia, Africa and South America are considerably under-represented in terms of authorship in this field. These are Read More …