Brazil had undertaken its first national survey of public attitudes to science back in 1987, this effort has recently been revived with a national survey in 2005 and a very recent one in 2010. The paper will document the development of the thinking behind these surveys, how the items have change and present preliminary results of the most recent research to the meeting.

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Brazilian PUS surveys 2010, 2005 and 1987
Change and stability in questions and results

Luisa Massarani   FIOCRUZ, Brazil

Ildeu Moreira   MST, Brazil

Brazil had undertaken its first national survey of public attitudes to science back in 1987, this effort has recently been revived with a national survey in 2005 and a very recent one in 2010. The paper will document the development of the thinking behind these surveys, how the items have change and present preliminary results of the most recent research to the meeting.

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