PCST Network

Public Communication of Science and Technology


26 May 2022   New PCST Network website is now live

The new PCST website is now live www.pcst.network 

Please note, www.pcst.co will still be available while we migrate the conference archive materials from the old to the new platform.

AGM voting will take place on the new website - https://www.pcst.network/members

PCST denounces the Putin-led invasion of Ukraine

21 Mar 2022:   PCST joins scientific societies, universities, media organisations and other cultural associations around the world in denouncing the Putin-led invasion of Ukraine

Sharon Dunwoody 1947-2022

14 Feb 2022:   Sharon Dunwoody, Evjue-Bascom Professor Emerita of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and a leader in science communication research, died February 4, 2022, after undergoing treatment for cancer in recent months.

PCST public webinar: Science Communication in the Arab World

19 Jan 2022:   Four panelists will talk about opportunities for training and professional development and jobs. Recordings are available in Arabic and English.

PCST is growing up. A message from PCST President Jenni Metcalfe

16 Dec 2021:   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 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 ...

Older news items

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