Cet événement appartient à: Geneva Summer Schools 2023 (13.06.2023 – 28.07.2023)
Science Communication in the Post-COVID19 Era

Science Communication in the Post-COVID19 Era

26.06.2023 – 01.07.2023

Has ever been a more critical moment to effectively engage lay audiences with science and technology? This course is meant to bring awareness and perspectives towards the shifting paradigms related to the global events that we are living in. We want to provide an exhausting overview of the pillars that we believe ought be the foundation of a correct and meaningful science communication. Join us for a course given by some of the maximum experts in the field of science communication!

MODULE 1 – Science communication writing and storytelling

• Prof. Laura Bowater - University of East Anglia. Chair in Microbiology Education and Engagement and Associate Dean for Enterprise and Engagement
• Prof. Deborah Blum - Knight Science Journalism Program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Director of the Knight Science Journalism Program and Founder and Editor-in-chief of the Undark Online Magazine. Scientific journalist and Book writer

• Writing for a lay-audience
• Science news coverage
• Editorial independency

MODULE 2 – Build an online community to foster science education

• Alice Hazelton - Frontiers, Head of Program

• Dr. Agueda Gras-Velazquez - European Schoolnet. Science Programme Manager / Head of the Science Education Department

• Curating dialogues for impact
• Fact-based decisions
• Democratising science-education

MODULE 3 – Navigating fake news and alternative facts

• Prof. Stephan Lewandowsky - University of Bristol. Chair in Cognitive Psychology. Expert in the persistence of misinformation in society, and how myths and misinformation can spread
• Dr. Roberta Villa - Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Subject matter expert, Social media and general media broadcaster.

• Prof. Massimo Polidoro - C.I.C.A.P. (Italian Committee for the Investigation of Claims of the Pseudosciences), Co-founder and General Secretary, Author, Lecturer, Social media and TV broadcaster

• Investigating pseudoscience
• Psychology and Fake news
• Social media and Public discussion

MODULE 4 – Risk communication and community engagement

• Dr. Margaret Harris - World Health Organization. Public Health Doctor, WHO/OMS spokesperson

• Prof. Iain Stewart - University of Plymouth, Royal Scientific Society in Jordan UNESCO Chair in Geoscience and Society, Professor, Mainstream television broadcaster

• Risk management communication
• Crisis communication
• Public engagement

MODULE 5 – Science and Society

Dr. Ana Godinho – CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, Head of Communications and Outreach

Dr. Philipp Burkard – Director, Science et Cité

• Science communication models
• Science diplomacy
• Science communication project management


Bâtiment: Sciences II


Organisé par

Rectorat et administration centrale
Relations internationales
Faculté des sciences


Massimo Caine, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Sciences
Christoph Renner, Full Professor, Faculty of Sciences

entrée payante, 200.00 francs
entrée payante pour les personnes externes, 800.00 francs


Catégorie: Formation

Mots clés: Science communication

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