Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of Science Communication: A Practical Guide for Scientists, a hands-on guide to the increasingly significant discipline of science communication and public engagement.
Science Communication is a unique guide to help the novice scientist get started with science communication. The informal 'recipe' style layout applied to an academic text book gives hints, tips and warns of potential pitfalls about how to begin to undertake face-to-face science communication and engagement activities with the public.
The book begins with a short history of science communication before moving on to the main section of the text which deals comprehensively with the design and delivery of an effective engagement event using numerous case studies written by highly regarded contributors from around the globe. Areas covered include issues such as funding, administrative work, evaluation and impact statement all accompanied by useful checklists and advice boxes. A companion website includes further useful links, references and supplementary case studies along with information on regulations and practical information specific to countries throughout the globe.
Science Communication: A Practical Guide for Scientists offers a unique in its practical advice concerning engagement events; this guide is written by scientists for scientists.
Science Communication: A Practical Guide for Scientists
January 2013 • 384pp
978-1-119-99312-4 • Electronic Editions Available
$49.95; CAN $54.95; €29.90; £24.95
To speak to the authors or for a review copy of Science Communication: A Practical Guide for Scientists please contact: Michelle Martella at Wiley Tel: +1 201-748-6145/email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Authors
Laura Bowater has recently been awarded a Public and Community Engagement Award from CUE(Community University Engagement) East, the Beacon of Excellence in the Eastern region.
Kay Yeoman's work has been recognized by a nomination for the Royal Society Kohn Award in 2008 and also a Public and Community Engagement Award from CUE East the Beacon of Excellence in the Eastern Region.
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