Introducing Science Communication: A Practical Guide

Introducing Science Communication: A Practical Guide

by Mark L. Brake, Emma Weitkamp


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230573864
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

MARK BRAKE is Professor of Science Communication in the Department of Health, Sport and Science at the University of Glamorgan, UK. He is recognised as a leading academicin the field and has published many books, including Different Engines: How Science Drives Fiction and Fiction Drives Science and FutureWorld.

EMMA WEITKAMP is a Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at the University of the West of England, UK. She also has a background in medical writing and public relations.

Table of Contents

Introduction; M.Brake& E.Weitkamp.- The History and Development ofScience and its Communication; M.Brake.- Science in Popular Culture; N.Hook& M.Brake.- Writing Science; E. Weitkamp.- Broadcasting Science; T.Murcott.- Presenting Science; K.Bultitude.- Communicating Science in Museums and Science Centres; A.Boyle.- Science and the Citizen; C.Wilkinson.- Conclusion.

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With a good balance between the theoretical and practical aspects of science communication, the book discusses key methods and gives great tips for science communication in many areas ... ' – CAPJournal

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