PCST Network

Public Communication of Science and Technology


Science sources for the media – the UK Media Resource Service

Chris Langley   Media Resource Service, London, UK

The presentation will describe the past nine years of operation of the Media Resource Service, a free and independent telephone service, which provides a conduit between the worlds of science and the media. Data relating to usage and the areas covered will be provided and these will be placed within the context of the broad community of science communication. The relationhip to the New York Media Resource Service will be sketched and the various challenges met by the Service will be given. The Service is operated by the Ciba Foundation in London which has a broad remit of the public understanding of science

[PDF 82.25 kB]Download the full paper (PDF 82.25 kB)