So, what were the Daily Mail and Jerome Burne thinking when they put together this latest compilation of innuendo framed by the emotive photograph of a distressed child who seems trapped between two uncaring, faceless white coats? Continue reading
Daily Archives: March 3, 2009
HolfordWatch is pleased to host a guest piece from a researcher in the Public Understanding of Science.
Over the last twenty or so years the academic study of science communication, also know by the less fortunate name of “Public Understanding of Science” (PUS) has moved from tentative and naïve beginnings, to questioning some of the core assumptions behind science communication.
Among the problematic concepts were: What do we mean by “Public”, what do we mean by “Science“, and what do we mean by “Understanding”? Continue reading