PCST Network

Public Communication of Science and Technology


3 December 2019   What is science communication?

PCST is the Network for the Public Communication of Science and Technology. But what is science communication exactly?

From an International Research Workshop to a Pop-up Podcast – The Story of 'Sharing Science'

19 Nov 2019:   Yael Barel-Ben David and Aviv J. Sharon write about their experiences developing a 'pop-up podcast' based on a research workshop.

Behind the Scenes at PCST 2020

23 Oct 2019:   Preparations for PCST 2020, to be held in Aberdeen on 26-28 May next year, are in full flow. Get a peek behind the scenes with our interviews with PCST Network Programme Committee Chair Jenni Metcalfe and Local Organising Committee Co-Chair ...

Call for workshop, performance and Speakers' Corner proposals

19 Sep 2019:   Now live: call for non-traditional conference formats for PCST 2020

PCST Keynotes Announced!

18 Sep 2019:   The line-up of plenary speakers at PCST 2020 has now been made public...

The Road to Aberdeen

13 Sep 2019:   Kenneth Skeldon - joint bid lead for PSCT 2020 and Head of Public Engagement at the Wellcome Genome Campus - writes about the journey that has brought PCST to Aberdeen in 2020.

PCST Stories: Heather Doran

25 Jul 2019:   We invited people who have attended PCST conferences to tell us about the connections and collaborations that have grown from attending these conferences. Here's one more story, from PCST 2020 local organising committee co-chair Heather Doran.

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Call for proposals for PCST 2020

PCST Network announces the call for proposals for its conference to be held in Aberdeen, Scotland, 26–28 May 2020.

We invite submissions that address aspects of the conference theme - Time, Technology and Transformation - but also encourage applications that push the boundaries of discussion around these areas.

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 Carribean