Universitat Pompeu Fabra
PCST Academy - Public Communication of Science and Technlology

Podcasts

Alan Alda: The Art of Science Communication
10th anniversary celebration of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT - 12 November 2010

Communicating Science in A Post-Newspaper Era
As newspapers and cable news cut science coverage, where can the science-curious get reliable science and technology news? Ira Flatow and guests discuss how the Internet - including blogs and social media - is filling the coverage gap. Plus, spicing up screenplays with science.
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"Talk of the Nation Science Friday" NPR (National Public Radio) - 19th February 2010

Debate: Science reporting: is it good for you?
Join Science Minister Lord Drayson and Dr Ben Goldacre (The Guardian columnist and author of Bad Science ) for an open discussion on the state of science reporting in Britain.
The Royal Institution of Great Britain - 16th September 2009

A historic commitment to research and education
President Barack Obama's speech before the Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences -  27th April 2009

The future of science journalism
Knight Science Journalism-MIT, 19th & 20th February 2008

Dr J Craig Venter: A DNA-Driven World?
In this lecture I will argue that the future of life depends not only in our ability to understand and use DNA, but also, perhaps in creating new synthetic life forms, that is, life which is forged not by Darwinian evolution but created by human intelligence. To some this may be troubling, but part of the problem we face with scientific advancement, is the fear of the unknown - fear that often leads to rejection. Science is a topic which can cause people to turn off their brains.  I contend that science has failed to excite more people for at least two reasons: it is frequently taught poorly, often as rote memorization of complex facts and data, and it is antithetical to our visceral-driven way we live and interact with our world.
Richard Dimbleby Lecture - 6th December 2007

universcience.tv
Cité de Sciences et Palais de la Découverte (France)

Sciences et conscience - France Culture
Faire en sorte que la science ne se coupe pas du sens commun, sortir les scientifiques de leur isolement et l'auditeur de sa soi-disant ignorance. L'emprise du court terme et de la science technicisée nous aveuglent sur les véritables enjeux de la recherche scientifique. Or toutes les grandes questions qui mobilisent la science, du big bang à l'empire des gènes en passant par la bioéthique, sont l'écho de problèmes métaphysiques universels. La réflexion critique sur le langage de la science est essentielle à la compréhension de notre monde. Il ne s'agira pas seulement de vulgariser la science, mais de ranimer une discussion avec le public. Chaque semaine, un thème ou une question ou bien encore une oeuvre, en présence d'un ou deux invités.

Télésciences
Minisitére de l'Éducation Supérieur et de la Recherche, France

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