Articles in English

Here you’ll find all our English language articles. We feature opinions, interviews, discussions and summaries on current trends and topics in science communication. If you have questions or would like to contribute, please contact the editorial team: If you would like to find out more, please visit our About Us page.

17. Juli 2019 von

Making Sense of Science for Policy

Social challenges aren’t easy to tackle. In this regard Science Advice for Policy is very important. In its most recent Evidence Review Report ‘Making sense of science for policy’ SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) looks at the empirical evidence and academic material on the relationship between science and policy.

15. Oktober 2018 von

Cell Block Science – Bringing Science into prisons

The project Cell Block Science brings science learning and education into prisons. We spoke to project leader Mhairi Stewart head of public engagement with research at the University of St Andrews and James King from the Scottish Prison Service about the aims of the project.

29. Juni 2018 von

Silbersalz Festival – SciComm with film, games and art

Silbersalz is the first international science film festival in Halle/Saale. It aims to provide the general public with access to scientific topics and the programme contains not only film, but also a youth track, a conference for scientists and media professionals as well as art events. We had a conversation with Tom Millen, curator of […]
Foto: Wiebke Hahn, WiD

2. März 2018 von

„Great science only happens when you cross boundaries“

With a simple toolkit organizations and individual researchers can join the campaign #TogetherScienceCan. The aim is to make international collaboration in science visible. Why is this important? A conversation with Ed Whiting from campaign initiator Wellcome Trust.
Grafik: Together Science Can

13. November 2017 von

Communicating science
using the Arts

Poetry and Science are two completely different worlds? Not if you ask Dr Sam Illingworth, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University, who believes in Arts as a great tool to communicate science. A conversation.
Foto: Free-Photos, CC0

23. Juni 2017 von

Science Communication in Estonia

Wir haben Pilvi Kolk vom AHHAA Science Centre in Tartu gefragt, wie die Estländer wissenschaftliche Themen kommunizieren.

24. Mai 2017 von Gastbeitrag

The Politics, Business and Publishers of Indian Science Journalism

Science Journalist Vasudevan Mukunth tells us about Science Journalism in India: What role does it play? Who are the readers – and which are the themes they find interesting?

19. Mai 2017 von Gastbeitrag

Science Communication Events in Korea

In her second article JungSoon Lee from the Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity tells about the different Science Communication Formats they use in South Korea to get their scientific information to the public.

18. Mai 2017 von Gastbeitrag

Science Culture in Korea

How do the South Korean make Science Communication? JungSoon Lee works for the Korea Foundation for the Advancement of Science and Creativity and gives us – in a first article – an overview of the historical and present situation of Science Communication in Korea.

3. Mai 2017 von Gastbeitrag

Who is „The Public“ and how can we communicate with them better?

In welche Gruppen kann „die Öffentlichkeit“ unterteilt werden? Wie können wir diese Gruppen ansprechen? Und was denken sie über Wissenschaft? Arwen Cross befragte den australischen Wissenschaftskommunikator Craig Cormick.

2. Mai 2017 von Gastbeitrag

What’s the relationship between understanding science and trusting it?

Können wissenschaftliche Fakten Meinungen zu kritischen Themen verändern? Und welche Rolle spielt die Wissenschaftskommunikation dabei? Arwen Cross befragte Joanna Huxster, die zu diesem Schwerpunkt forscht.