Greenlee faculty and collaborators selected as PIRS grant recipients for science communication research
Many STEM scientists have received communication training to better engage the public on complex and controversial science, yet there often remains a disconnect between scientists' findings and public perceptions on these topics. An interdisciplinary team of Iowa State University researchers hopes to bridge that gap.
Instructor: Dr. Jean Goodwin Day and Time: Tuesdays, 2-4 PM (1st half semester) Target Student Population: Future scientists, future communication professionals, future leaders, future citizens The Science Communication @ISU project team, of which Jean Goodwin is a member, looks at how science can be better […]
Kevin deLaplante (Philosophy) “Critical Thinking About Conspiracies” Thursday, September 1, 3:40-5:00 215 Ross Hall “Conspiracy theorists” are often skilled at defending their ideas with a semblance of reason. Project team member Kevin deLaplante will share his work on how principles of critical thinking […]
Judith Curry has featured two essays by Science Communication team members on her widely-read blog, Climate Etc. “On the Role of Trust in Climate Communication,” commenting on Goodwin & Dahlstrom, “Good Reasons for Trusting Climate Science Communication,” presented at the American Meteorological […]