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Public Communication of Science and Technology


2 August 2021   PCST 2020 + 1 Conference content now available open access

PCST are excited to announce that from today all the presentations recorded at PCST2020 + 1 are
now available open access.

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 &...

Read all the papers from PCST2020+1 PLUS JCom special edition

12 Jul 2021:   Access for everyone from 1 August, whether you registered for the conference or not

Jenni Metcalfe elected President of PCST

10 Jun 2021:   The new Scientific Committee unanimously elects first female president of PCST 

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 Carribean