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Skip to table of papers for 1996

The archive contains abstracts and full papers of contributions to previous PCST conferences and symposia. Not all papers or abstracts have been posted yet, and we are progressively adding further entries. The archive includes abstracts alone, and when available, abstracts plus full papers.

Files Year Location
[373] 2016 Istanbul, Turkey
[543] 2014 Salvador, Brazil


Christchurch, New Zealand


Jakarta, Indonesia
[369] 2012 Florence, Italy
[320] 2010 New Delhi, India
[315] 2008 Malmo, Sweden
[234] 2006 Seoul, Korea
[52] 2005 Beijing, China
[182] 2004 Barcelona, Spain
[110] 2002 Cape Town, South Africa
[85] 2001 Geneva, Switzerland
[122] 1998 Berlin, Germany
1996 – Melbourne, Australia: 68 papers archived.   (click on column headings to sort)
Author(s) Title Category
Alcock. DReviewing the effectiveness of an Australian CRC communication extension programPaper
Alexander. NScientists in film and fictionPaper
Bacon. EAnalysis of public understanding and concerns about memory through a scientific framePaper
Barbagallo. FScience can be fun for everyonePaper
Baribeau. TAstounding the skeptics, or, a partnership takes placePaper
Brownlea. ACommunicating innovatory science - government, bureaucracy and the political paradigmPaper
Bryant. CThe Questacon experienceWorkshop
Bryant. CScience communication as an academic discipline or a risky businessWorkshop
Carlo. GScience, politics and public policy: Taking the high road to the 21st centuryPaper
Corbit. MVirtual Reality in science communication on the WWWWorkshop
Crone. HAre we speaking the same language?Paper
Cullen. PCommunicate, publish or perish – paradoxes in the emerging paradigms!Paper
Demant. DLearning: Focusing on the periphery - hazards in teaching sciencePaper
Durant. JTowards a more dialogical approach to the public understanding of biotechnologyPaper
Eckersley. RThreat or saviour? A futures perspective on S&T attitudesPaper
Edwards. JYear 12 science students' perception of genetic engineeringPaper
Evans. J“Anti-science”Workshop
Fayard. PGrowing specialisation and community needsPaper
Fayard. PThe development of science supplements in the European daily quality pressPaper
Gascoigne. TScience and technology talking to governmentWorkshop
Goepfert. WScience in TV news in Germany. Different approaches in presenting science to the...Paper
Gore. MWhat research says about interactive science centres and the public understanding of...Panel
Gunawardene. NCommunity participation in biodiversity conservation: A case studyPaper
Hardy. TScience and Technology in Women's Experiences of Everyday LifePaper
Haynes. RScientists in film and fictionPaper
Horvath. AMaking ‘science fun’ for the public- it’s a risky business! Danger: It may...Paper
Joss. SAn evaluation of the Danish Consensus ConferencesPaper
Jurdant. BThe epistemological significance of popularisation of sciencePaper
Kettle. PPlant biotechnology: The New Zealand Consensus Conference experiencePaper
Lamb. BThe scientist as an environmentalist, ASTA's Earthwork Environmental ProgramPaper
Leigh. AExploring the art of putting across complex scientific explanations simply and...Workshop
Lewenstein. BConflicts and pressures in public communication of science and technologyPaper
Longnecker. NA training game: Risk and adoption of rural innovationsPaper
Love. RThe coverage of science in the popular media: Some case examplesWorkshop
Makino. KComparative study of early AIDS reporting in JapanPaper
Martin. PExternal communication at project level in a research institutionPoster
Mcelheny. VOpening Address (Plenary session "In the public eye")Paper
Metcalfe. JIncentives and impediments to scientists communicating through the mediaPaper
Metcalfe. JPlanning communication at the scientific research project levelWorkshop
Mohr. AParticipatory democracy: A translation analysis of the role of Consensus Conferences...Paper
Mullins-Gunst. KManaging an issue involving riskWorkshop
Mussared. DPeddling landcare: The need for independent voicesPaper
Nagahama. HJapanese S&T EducationPaper
Nayudu. MPollinating primary science, universities communicating science in schoolsWorkshop
Negishi. HBuilding the global century (session title)Paper
Newland. NAspects of the Rabbit Calicivirus Project - how well we cope when things go wrongPaper
Newton. GState of the environment reporting - an important communication toolPaper
O'Mara. KInterpretive theatre techniques in science and technology centresPoster
Paterson. MHow effective is multimedia as a vehicle for public science communicationPaper
Pearson. GPublic duty or pleasurePaper
Pockley. PScientists in film and fiction: The mediaPaper
Radloff. ADeveloping science student' communication skillsWorkshop
Riedlinger. MExploring challenges to communication in CRCsPaper
Salisbury. JRisk assessment principles for evaluating food safetyWorkshop
Sanders. BSharing modern physicsPoster
Sceats. MPolicies and challenges for telecommunications - Australia, the WorldPaper
Selinger. BThe communication of risk and hazardPaper
Smith. JCommunity involvement in the chemicals industryWorkshop
Statham. CAustralian's awareness and understanding of science and technology: An overviewPaper
Stocklmayer. SGender & Scientific CommunicationPanel
Symington. DUse of brochures in communicating science based information the non-specialist...Paper
Tedman. DScience teachers' and scientists understanding in relation to STSPaper
Velasquez. AScience Communication in promoting ecologically sound developmentPaper
Walker. ASCI FUN roadshow and powers of tenPaper
Warner. LA comparison of curriculum development for postgraduate science. Communication...Paper
White. MPainting the big picturePaper
Wright. J"In the Public Eye" - Science in everyday life: Producing the quarterly magazine...Paper
Yriart. MScience in the third world media: An exotic luxury?Paper
Files Year Location
[45] 1994 Montreal, Canada
[38] 1991 Madrid, Spain


Poitiers, France

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Holliman, R. (2004). Interpreting science news: media templates and scientific citizenship.
Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST), Barcelona, Spain, 3‐6 June 2004.
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