PCST Network

Public Communication of Science and Technology


16 December 2021   PCST is growing up. A message from PCST President Jenni Metcalfe

Better services mean higher costs, and the last meeting of the Scientific Committee decided to increase the cost of membership fees for those from wealthier countries.  This is the first increase in seven years.

PCST public webinar: Science Communication in the Arab World

19 Jan 2022:   Open to public and simultaneous translation into Arabic.  Four panelists will talk about opportunities for training and professional development and jobs, and networks for science media and communication in the Arab World.  

PCST member webinar: Science communication and trust in science, scientists, and science institutions

9 Nov 2021:   Our last PCST Webinar for 2021 will focus on science communication and trust. Our panellists will discuss how trust and mistrust is constructed in science, by scientists, with scientific institutions and by the public. In this unprecedented COVID times, trust and ...

PCST Webinar: An Inclusive History of Science Communication

8 Oct 2021:   Please join us for a reflection on eventful times, pertinent events and influential people who have shaped the relationship between science and society in countries and cultures around the world: Tuesday 26 October, 12:00 GMT (or 1pm British Summer Time). Using a ...

PCST Webinar: A Celebration of Scientific Culture

24 Sep 2021:   Help us celebrate International Day for Scientific Culture with a webinar on MONDAY, September 27 at 12:00 British Standard Time (= GMT+1). This event is open to everyone but you must pre-register. 

PCST Webinar: Teaching Science Communication in Pandemic Times

12 Aug 2021:   The PCST Network invites everyone, members and non-members to an online webinar on teaching science communication in pandemic times. 9 September 2021 at 12:30 BST (British Summer Time)

Summary of the PCST 2021 Conference compiled by Guoyan Wang and her doctoral student Lingfei Wang from the Science Communication Research CentreĀ at Soochow University

3 Aug 2021:   The 16th Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Conference was scheduled to be held in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK from 26-28 May 2020. Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, it was postponed to 24-27 May 2021 and held online. Its original theme was &...

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The Dutch Local Organising Committee feels honoured to organise the PCST-2023 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The theme is 'Creating Common Ground'.

The conference runs from 12 April 2023 to 14 April, with a pre-conference day on Tuesday 11 April.

The conference website has a "Keep me informed' button if you want a regular update on news.

Our partners

PCST Network has co-operation agreements with the following international organisations:

  • EUSEA - European Science Engagement Association
  • IECA - International Environmental Communication Association
  • RedPop - Science Communication Network in Latin American and the Caribbean