Science Communication: An Introduction

E.P.H.M. de Bakker (Editor), F.W. van Dam (Editor), A.M. Dijkstra (Editor), E.A. Jensen (Editor)

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A concise, coherent and easily readable textbook about the field of science communication, connecting the practice of science communicators with theory. In the book, recent trends and shifts in the field resonate, such as the transition from telling about science to interacting with the public and the importance of science communication in health and environmental communication. The chapters have been written by experts in their disciplines, coming from philosophy of science and communication studies to health communication and science journalism. Cases from around the world illustrate science communication in practice. The book provides a broad, up-to-date and coherent introduction to science communication for both, students of science communication and related fields, as well as professionals.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd
Number of pages276
ISBN (Electronic)9789811209895
ISBN (Print)9789811209871
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020

Publication series

NameWorld Scientific Series on Science Communication
PublisherWorld Scientific Publishing Co. Pte Ltd


  • science communication
  • science
  • society
  • communication


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