The project `Scientific Culture and Communication of Science in the Community of Madrid: A study to encourage scientists to participate in PCST activities`, is here presented, together with some of the preliminary results obtained. The objective of this study is to define the profile of scientists who participate in the Madrid Science Fair, as well as to identify the motivations that prompted them to take part in the Fair, with the purpose of proposing strategies and actions directed towards promoting and improving their participation in this and other PCST events. The study has been carried out through personal interview with scientists.

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Personal, professional profile, and motivations of scientists involved in PCST activities
The case of the madrid science fair

M. José Martín Sempere   Centre for Scientific Information and Documentation (CINDOC)

Jesús Rey Rocha   Centre for Scientific Information and Documentation (CINDOC)

Belén Garzón García   Centre for Scientific Information and Documentation (CINDOC)

Pilar Tigeras Sánchez   Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)

Jaime Pérez-del Val   Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC)

The project `Scientific Culture and Communication of Science in the Community of Madrid: A study to encourage scientists to participate in PCST activities`, is here presented, together with some of the preliminary results obtained. The objective of this study is to define the profile of scientists who participate in the Madrid Science Fair, as well as to identify the motivations that prompted them to take part in the Fair, with the purpose of proposing strategies and actions directed towards promoting and improving their participation in this and other PCST events. The study has been carried out through personal interview with scientists.

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