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Science, Communication and the Media Martin Rees
Who's Misunderstanding Whom? Ian Hargreaves
Safety First, Second, or by Random Selection? David Ball

Technology-Mediated Observation Jesús Mosterín

Open Day at Ivory Towers? Paul Wymer
The Invisible Female Patient Orly Shachar
Merits and Limits of applying the Scientific Method to Human Society Herbert Pietschmann
Experts' Views on using History and Philosophy of Science in the Practice of Physics Instruction Igal Galili and Amnon Hazan

Constructive Empiricism and Science Education Michael Martin
History and Nature of Science: Active Transport might work but Osmosis does not! Fouad Abd-El-Khalick
Media Skills Workshops: Breaking down the barriers between scientists and journalists Jenni Metcalfe and Toss Gascoigne
How rational is deception? Magda Osman

Communicating Reality? Alan Shapiro
Empowering Underdogs Wolfgang C. Goede
Humans and Future Communication Systems Bernulf Kanitscheider
How to teach Physics in an Anti-Scientific Society Herbert Pietschman

Extracts from: "The Teaching of Philosophy of Science" Dominique Lecourt
Teaching Philosophy and HPS to Science Students Geoffrey Cantor
First Year Engineers - Given half a chance... Patricia Kelly
Zero in Four Dimensions: Historical Psychological, Cultural and Logical Perspective Hossein Arsham

Science, Language and Poetry, Roald Hoffmann
Teaching Philosophy of Science in France.  Which type of didactical strategy? Marie-Geneviève Séré
The Future of Science Communication, Wolfgang C. Goede
Danish Participatory Models, Ida-Elisabeth Andersen and Birgit Jaeger

Physics, The Human Adventure, Gerald Holton and Stephen G. Brush

How Not to Teach History in Science, Douglas Allchin

History and Philosophy of Science in a College Physics Course, Ron Good and Greg Hussey

A “Professional Issues” Course: Grounding Philosophy in Workplace Realities, James Franklin

Knowledge and Noise: The Role of “Disturbance” in Communication, Karl Leidlmair

Two Cultures or None?, Jean-Marc Lévy-Leblond

Information Technology Postgraduate Education: Professional Partnerships versus Discipline Silos?, Tony Clear

Is Teaching a Skill?, David Carr

Marketing the Hubble Space Telescope, Rocío Jiménez

Should we believe in the Loch Ness Monster?, Martin Pitt

Communicating Information Across Cultures, Deborah Lines Andersen

Science and Rhetoric, Neil Ryder

Interview, Nick Bostrom

Socratic Dialogue as Collegial Reasoning, Stan Van Hooft

Indicators for Measurement of the Knowledge Base, Loet Leydesdorff

Civil journalism and scientific citizenship, Wolfgang C. Goede

Comment on Neil Ryder’s “Science and Rhetoric”, Ernst von Glasersfeld

Why Was There Only One Japan?, Mordechai Ben-Ari

An Assessment of Rights Theory in a Specific Health Care Context, Catherine Edwards

Qualitative versus quantitative thinking: are we teaching the right thing?, Eric Mazur

Should Universities be concerned with Teaching or with Learning?, João Caraça

Fact via Fiction, Aquiles Negrete

Socratic Dialogue as a New Means of Participatory Technology Assessment? The case for Xenotransplantation, Beate Littig

Philosophy and Contemporary Science, Sören Stenlund

Comment on Douglas Allchin’s “How Not to Teach History in Science”, David Hershey

Reply to David Hershey’s Comment, Douglas Allchin

Exhibitions and the Public Understanding of Science Paradox, Sharon MacDonald

The View from the Rhine, Wolfgang C. Goede

Clio meets Minerva: Interrelations between History and Philosophy of Science, Barbara Tuchanska

The Geometry of a Paper, Daylene Zielinski

Creative Co-Dependents: Science, the Arts and the Humanities, Catharine R. Stimpson

Tropes, Science and Communication, Marcello Di Bari and Daniele Gouthier

The Ontological Reversal: A Figure of Thought of Importance for Science Education, Bo Dahlin

Bad Thoughts: A guide to clear thinking, Jamie Whyte

Peter Barratt, Head of Communication for the Beagle 2 mission to Mars

Science popularisation through television documentary: A study of the work of British wildlife filmmaker David Attenborough, Bienvenido León

A Cosmic Trip: From press release to headline, Carmen del Puerto

Beyond Science, Roger Trigg

Could undergraduate physics teaching be better? Lewis Elton.

Science on Television: Alternating between Elitism and Levelling, Jochen Pade and Klaus Schluepmann.

Environmentalists vs Scientists: Two Case Studies in Science Communication, Tiziana Lanza.

The Road to Reality, Roger Penrose

Einstein as Philosopher, Friedel Weinert.

Opening up the controversy about teaching creation/evolution, Joachim Allgaier.

The Phenomenon of Evidence, David Boersema.

The rhetoric of breakthroughs in the communication of science, António Fernando Cascais

Mathematics is Biology’s Next Microscope, Only Better; Biology is Mathematics’ Next Physics, Only Better, Joel E. Cohen.

Why there are no professional popular science book authors in China, Lui Lam, Li Daguang and Yang Xujie.

Narrative Science Journalism, Wolfgang C. Goede.

Star Trek: Technologies of Disappearance, Alan N. Shapiro.

Science through Art, Orit Orion.

Art, Science and Democracy, Lee Smolin.

Science and Theatre: A multifaceted Relationship between pedagogical purpose and artistic expression, Silvana Barbacci.

Integrating popular science books into college science teaching, Lui Lam.

Science in Court: Experts and Advisers as post-academic science communicators, Licia Gambarelli.

Science needs good Public Relations: Some experience from Poland, Andrzej H Jasinski.

Making marketing difficult, Gitte Meyer.

“Physics 2005 – A Century after Einstein” 10th – 14th April, 2005, University of Warwick, UK, Institute of Physics.

The Science War in Thailand: Clashes Between Traditional and Modernized Belief Systems in the Thai Media, Soraj Hongladarom.

New Concepts for Science and Technology Museums, Lui Lam.

The Formal Reasoning of Quantum Mechanics: Can we make it concrete? Should we?, Dean Zollman.

Just A Theory: Exploring the Nature of Science, Moti Ben-Ari, Prometheus Books, Amherst, New York 2005, Peter T. Landsberg.

A few nails and a yard of wire, Keith Warren

Thought Experiments can be Harmful, R. I. Damper

Losing the message in the medium, John Eades

Engineering Education and Interdisciplinary Studies, Merja Tarvainen

How to Educate a Scientist, Anthony O’Hear and Michael Redhead

Heidegger in the Hands-on Science and Technology Center: Philosophical Reflections on Learning in Informal Settings, Richard Walton

McKinley’s Amazon, Mordechai Ben-Ari

What is the matter with e-Science? – thinking aloud about informatisation in knowledge creation, Paul Wouters

Prospects and Problems for World Energy: Remarks at the World Renewable Energy Congress, K. R. Sreenivasan

The Two Cultures and the Real World, Lui Lam

Enhancing the Quality of Argumentation in School Science, Shirley Simon, Sibel Erduran and Jonathan Osborne

The Semantics of Science, Roy Harris

Science Journalism in India, Manoj Patairiya

How to Tell Science under the Dome while Preserving the “Enchantment”, Gandolfi, G, Catanzaro, G, Giovanardi, S, Masi, G, and Vomero, V

Creative Minds: Building Communities of Learning for the Creative Age, Robert Fisher

Teaching the Nature of Science to Secondary and Post-Secondary Students: Questions Rather Than Tenets, Michael Clough

The Twenties – Exciting Times in Germany, Wolfgang C. Goede

Journalists and Journalism Education Must Grasp the Democratic Science Opportunity, Steve McIlwaine

“What do scientists do?” in museums: representations of scientific practice in museum exhibitions and activities, Ana Delicado

The Comprehensible Cosmos:  Where Do the Laws of Physics Come from?, Victor Stenger

When the Scientist turns Philosopher, Friedel Weinert

The Relation between the Notions of Idealisation and Approximation in Science, Demetris Portides

Teaching and Researching at the University: on the Genesis of the Concept of a Teacher-Researcher, Selma Garrido Pimenta

Thinking and learning through technology – Mediating tools and insights from philosophy of technology applied to science and engineering education, Jonte Bernhard

The First International Conference on ‘Science Matters’: A Unified Perspective.  Ericeira, Portugal, May 28-30, 2007.

A categorical imperative for science journalists, Wofgang C. Goede

Thirteen Tips for Great Media Interviews, Patricia Thomas

Readers vs. Breeders, David Boersema

The Bologna Process: A Regional Response to Global Challenges, Jan Sadlak

Science in Africa: Lessons to Learn, Mohamed H. A. Hassan

Making A Difference, Not Faking A Difference – Learning And Using What’s Good And Fair In Biostatistics, David Goddard

Concepts Instead of Computations: Enhancing Statistical Literacy, Patrick Murphy

Organisational and technological challenges of large-scale multi-disciplinary scientific research, Marina Jirotka, Elaine Welsh, David Gavaghan and Sharon Lloyd

Are We Really Discovering “Interesting” Knowledge From Data? Alex A. Freitas

Media Studies and Statistics: Real-world demands, classroom quandaries and on-line solutions, Fred Zandpour and Tony Rimmer

Comment on “The Bologna Process” The Pantaneto Forum Issue 29, January 2008, Lewis Elton

How to be interviewed for TV – a guide for scientists, Christian Darkin

“Physics with a Smile” – Explaining Phenomena with a Qualitative Problem-Solving Strategy, Roni Mualem and Bat-Sheva Eylon

Science as Narrative: The story of the discovery of penicillin, Lucy Avraamidou and Jonathan Osborne

Dominique Lecourt, 1992 L’Amerique entre la Bible et Darwin.  Second edition with postface 2007. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, Hauke Riesch

Science under the Swastika, Wolfgang Goede

“Would you like to study Physics”, Tanja Tajmel and Zalkida Hadzibegovic

Theatre, Film and Show techniques for Science Education, Stefan Heusler

Advice for Creationists, The Curmudgeon

Teaching Special Relativity: Minkowski trumps Einstein, Richard Conn Henry

Visualization and Understanding in Mathematics, Jessica Carter

Applying Science Ethics to Science Journalism, Marc Dressler

The Role of Science in the Struggle for Equality, Janet A. Kourany

Philosophy & Science: connection, disconnection, consequences, Helena Sheehan

Physics in South Africa: long road to freedom, Christina Scott

Tunnelling between History of Physics and Art, Dorothy Sebestyen

Towards Globo Sapiens: Transforming Learners in Higher Education; Patricia Kelly, (Sense Publishers, Rotterdam/Taipei 2008) Series: Educational Futures, Rethinking Theory and Practice.  ISBN 9789087902926.

Faith and Reason in the Mathematics of the Credit Crunch, Jerome Ravetz

Unofficial Student Online Discussion Boards: Enhancing Learning or Encouraging Cheating?, Jennifer P. Hodges

Ten Simple Rules To Combine Teaching and Research, Quentin Vicens and Philip E. Bourne

Men, Women, and Ghosts in Science, Peter A. Lawrence

Fallacies of Risk, Sven Ove Hansson

Can the love of learning be taught?, R. Nillsen

Limitations of science and adapting to Nature, T. N. Narasimhan

A Precautionary Tale: Towards a Sustainable Philosophy of Science, Andrew Michael Baker

 Policy makers ignoring science and scientists ignoring policy: the medical ethical challenges of heroin treatment, Dan Small and Ernest Drucker

The growing competition in Brazilian science: rites of passage, stress and burnout, L. de Meis, A. Velloso, D. Lannes, M.S. Carmo and C. de Meis

Successful online learning – the five Ps, Jim Flood

University Interventions in Improving the Teaching of Science and Mathematics in Community Day Secondary Schools in Malawi:  Assessment of the Impact, Alice Saiti

Gender, Democracy, and philosophy of science, Sandra Harding

Out of Proportion: Toward a Balance Among Science, Technology, Humanities, and the Arts, Robert R. Johnson

A Short Guide to EU Grants for Science Communication, Enikö Patkós

The Second Biennial Conference ‘Science Matters’ (Scimat), Estoril, Portugal, October 5-7, 2009.

Expert Scientific Testimony in Courts: The Ideal and Illusion of value-free science”, David Caudill

It’s we, the researchers, who are in need of renovation, Zvi Bekerman

The Costs of Scholarly Teaching and Learning, Amy Goodburn

Some Physics Teaching Whispered Fallacies, Carlos Wörner

Thinking in Science – Thinking in General?, Philip Adey

From Max Ernst to Ernst Mach, Mike King

Tobacco advertising and the art and science of persuasion, Daniel R. Longo

How and Why to Teach Interdisciplinary Research Practice, Rick Szostak

The Pitfalls and Perils of Communicating Science, Hank Campbell

To Give or Not to Give? That Is the Question, Athanasios Theologis and Ronald W. Davis

Medicine: Science or Art?, S. C. Panda

A proposal to teach the nature of science (NOS) to science teachers: The ‘structuring theoretical fields’ of NOS, Agustín Adúriz-Bravo

Communicating concern via TV; Our view of Nature, Jeffrey N. Thomas

Art and Science at an Exhibition: much more than simply Pictures, Sergio de Régules

Geophysics on Stage: bringing Earth into scene.  The Ingv Science Theatre experiences, Tiziana Lanza, Massimo Crescimbene, Frederica La Longa, Enrico Pizzicannella, Giacomo Tortorici, Luca Pizzino, Alberto Frepoli and Giuliana D’Addezio

Darkness Visible: Dark Matter in Astrophysics and particle physics, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, UK, August 2-6, 2010

Writing Right: Enhancing Student Engagement and Performance in an Ecology Course, Ingrid A. M. McLaren and Dale Webber

The perception of conception, Dietmar Höttecke

Discipline-Culture Framework of Implementing The History and Philosophy of Science into Science Teaching, Igal Galili

La Science (n’)e(s)t (pas) l’art: Brèves rencontres,  Jean-Marc Levy-Leblond

 “Antedisciplinary” Science, Sean Eddy

A Wee Lesson in Science Communication, Emma King

There, yet not there: Human relationships with technology, Margaret Lloyd

Reconsidering the Understanding of Technoscientific Knowledge, Charalambos Tsekeris and Ioannis Katerelos

Ten Simple Rules for Choosing between Industry and Academia, David B. Searls

Human Dignity as a Criterion for Science Policy, Timothy Caulfield and Audrey Chapman

Ethics in science and environmental politics: issues for interdisciplinary teams, John Cairns, Jr.

The Third biennial Science Matters (SciMat) conference “All about Science” Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal, November 21-23, 2011

Climate Change and Higher Education, Bill St. Arnaud, Larry Smarr, Jerry Sheehan and Thomas A. DeFanti

Sustainability: Virtuous or Vulgar?, John A. Vucetich and Michael P. Nelson

Ethics and Global Climate Change, Stephen M. Gardiner

Creativity in Science: Tensions between Perception and Practice, Adele L. Schmidt

Climate Change and Higher Education, Bill St. Arnaud, Larry Smarr, Jerry Sheehan and Thomas A. DeFanti

Sustainability: Virtuous or Vulgar?, John A. Vucetich and Michael P. Nelson

Ethics and Global Climate Change, Stephen M. Gardiner

Creativity in Science: Tensions between Perception and Practice, Adele L. Schmidt

 Experimental Inquiry in Introductory Physics Course, Carl J. Wenning  

When Should We Care About Sustainability? Applying Human Security as the Decisive Criterion, Alexander K. Lautensach and Sabina W. Lautensach

Measuring Educational Sustainability, Rani G. Selvanathan

Science and Folk Music, Brij Mohan Gupta

 The Decline of Unfettered Research, Andrew Odlyzko

Creating and undergraduate culture of science by integrating inquiry, project-based learning and research into the curriculum, Richard A. Niesenbaum

Science for Students with Visual Impairments: Teaching Suggestions and Policy Implications for Secondary Educators, David D. Kumar, Rangasamy Ramasamy and Greg P. Stefanich

The Cultivation Mode of Graduate Students: English Writing Ability of Scientific Papers on Mining Engineering, Haiying Shen, Shuming WEN and Chunlan Liao

The Use and Abuse of Socrates in Present Day Teaching, Anthony G. Rud Jr.

Turning Good Policies into Good Practice: Why is it so Difficult?, Lisa Lee, Wendy Faulkner and Carme Alemany.

Trapped in the Digital Divide? Old People in the Information Society, Birgit Jæger.

Muddying the waters or clearing the stream?  Open Science as a communication medium,  Ann Grand, Karen Bultitude, Clare Wilkinson and Alan Winfield.

The reporting of theoretical health risks by the media: Canadian newspaper reporting of potential blood transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, Kumanan Wilson, Catherine Code, Christopher Dornan, Nadya Ahmad, Paul Hébert and Ian Graham.

Planet or Profit: Remodeling the Climate Change Negotiations, Gwendolyn Smith.

Climate scientists and the public: interactions and knowledge exchanges, Ana Delicado.

The 12th International Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) conference “Quality, Honesty and Beauty” Palazzo dei Congressi, Florence, Italy, 18-20 April, 2012.

Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology—An Update, Leo Stander and Louis Theodore

A  Cross-Cultural  Study  on  Environmental  Risk  Perception  and  Educational  Strategies:  Implications  for  Environmental  Education  in  China,  Hongxia  Duan and Rosanne  Fortner  

Distinguishing Risk and Uncertainty in Risk Assessments of Emerging Technologies, Kevin C. Elliott and Michael Dickson

Science and the Social Contract in Renouvier, Warren Schmaus

Representing science in the making in exhibitions, Morgan Meyer

Science is ready, serve it! Franco Bagnoli, Giovanna Pacini and Paolo Politi

Partnering with Science Facilities to Promote Science Communication through the Performing Arts, Linda Merman and Brian Schwartz

The Science Debate 2013, Wolfgang C. Goede

Why Are Universities Adopting Market Oriented Management Practices?, Subrata Kumar Mitra

On the Construction of  Modern University System and the Transformation of Government Functions, Fan Lvbing

A New Learning Experience: Voluntary Preparatoryy Course for the Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Muriel Botey and Olga Alcaraz

The science of rumors, Massimo Crescimbene, Frederica La Longa and Tiziana Lanza

The Economic Effectiveness of Astronomical Outreach, Carlos Pereira and William C. Saslaw

A Study on the Strategic Changes in Australian Lobbying Industry Since the 1970’s, Juan Zhang

The Ambiguity of Reduction, Eric R. Scerri

Why Are Universities Adopting Market Oriented Management Practices?, Subrata Kumar Mitra

On the Construction of  Modern University System and the Transformation of Government Functions, Fan Lvbing

A New Learning Experience: Voluntary Preparatoryy Course for the Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Muriel Botey and Olga Alcaraz

The science of rumors, Massimo Crescimbene, Frederica La Longa and Tiziana Lanza

How Academic Biologists and Physicists View Science Outreach, Elaine Howard Ecklund, Sarah A. James and Anne E. Lincoln 

Power and prejudice: women in physics, Marianne Johansen

What makes physics difficult? Funda Ornek, William R. Robinson and Mark P. Haugan

How can university and national libraries achieve deeper collaboration? Brian K. Follett

Risk and responsibility at 30,000 feet: who is to blame for ‘economy class syndrome’? Claire Haggett

A Revolution in Information Technology – Cloud Computing, Divya Bhatt

Knowledge production, interdisciplinarity, and structuralism, Maria de F. G. M. Tálamo

The fourth biennial Science Matters (SciMat) conference “Humanities as Science Matters: History, Philosophy and Arts” Porto, Portugal, October 15-17, 2013

God and the Atom, Victor J. Stenger

Do general chemistry textbooks facilitate conceptual understanding? Mansoor Niaz

Innovative Informal and Formal Science Education Programs in Israel: From the Kosher Pickle to Albert Einstein. Ronen Mir and Debby Mir

Cafés and Cultures. Duncan Dallas

The Questions Network. Ana María Jaramillo Escobar and Ana Cristina Abad Restrepo

Different Senses of Entropy – Implications for Education, Jesper Haglund, Frederik Jeppsson and Helge Strömdahl

Parts of the Whole: The Virtue of Books, Dorothy Wallace

How to Read Scientific Research Articles: A Hands-On Classroom Exercise, Roxanne Bogucka and Emily Wood

We Must Stop the Avalanche of Low Quality Research, Mark Bauerlein, Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Wayne Grody, Bill McKelvey and Stanley W. Trimble

Do Science Centres really engage in dialogue with the public? Hannah Owen and Erik Stengler

Communication and Engagement practices at CERN, Jamie Dorey

Involving undergraduates in outreach and public engagement through final year projects in science communication, Dan Lloyd

Improving the visibility of academic research: normative expectations and strategic interests under review, Martina Franzen and Arlena Jung

Can One Book Really Transform Your Career? Robert Fuller

Scientific Communication and the nature of Science, Kristian  H. Nielsen

When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer: From Natural Philosophy to Communicating the Cosmos, Matthew McCool and Pedro Russo

A Collision between Dynamics and Thermodynamics, Craig Callender

Exploring the Effectiveness of Interdisciplinary Instruction on Learning: A Case Study in a College Level Course on Culture, Aid, and Engineering, Timothy Frank, J. R. Aldred and Alice Meyer.

A Heuristic Model of Consciousness with Applications to the Development of Science and Society, Peter A. Curreri.

Accounting and Creativity: A Sociological and Psychological Approach, Balaciu Diana.

Translation and Creative Writing: An Interview with Professor Margaret Rogers, Ruzbeh Babaee