Recent Talks & Presentations

2017

Empirische Befunde und normative Überlegungen zum “ob” und “wie” der Beteiligung von Wissenschaftlern an der öffentlichen Kommunikation – ein Diskussionsbeitrag.
Jahrestagung der Fachgruppe “Wissenschaftskommunikation”, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK), Universität Koblenz-Landau, Landau, Germany, 27-29 Apr 2017.

Communicating with the General Public: Why, How and What?
Geoscience Communication School, Castiglione del Lago, Perugia, Italy, 27 Mar 2017.

2016

Science museums in the media society.
China Science and Technology Museum, Beijing, China, 11 Oct 2016.

Public communication of uncertain and controversial scientific evidence.
China Research Institute for Science Popularization (CRISP), Beijing, China, 10 Oct 2016.

Public communication of science, technology and risk – why and how?
Phil Science Forum, National Science Museum, Gwangju, South Korea, 8 Oct 2016.

Science museums in the media society.
Keynote, International Symposium of Science Museums (ISSM) 2016, National Science Museum, Daejeon, South Korea, 7 Oct 2016.

Public communication of uncertain and controversial scientific evidence.
Guest lecture, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea, 5 Oct 2016.

Die schwierige Gratwanderung zwischen Belehrung, Beteiligung und Bespaßung der Öffentlichkeit.
Gastvortrag, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Jena, Germany, 24 May 2016.

‘Popularization of research’ and ‘provision of scientific expertise’: consequences of two modes of public communication for the interactions of scientists and journalists.
14th International Conference on Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST 2016), Istanbul, Turkey, 26-28 Apr 2016.

Communicating with the general public.
Geoscience Communication School, Castiglione del Lago, Perugia, Italy, 12 Apr 2016.

Disziplinäre Variationen der Schnittstelle von Wissenschaft und Medien: Systematischer Vergleich von 16 Fächern anhand einer Online-Befragung deutscher Forscher.
3. Jahrestagung der Ad-Hoc-Gruppe “Wissenschaftskommunikation”, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK), Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 5 Feb 2016.

2015

Researching the Science-Media Interface: Issues of Theory and Method.
PCST Doctoral Summer School, University of the West of England (UWE), Science Communication Unit, Bristol, UK, 8 Jul 2015.

Medienorientierungen von Wissenschaftlern: Ergebnisse vergleichender Befragungen.
Ringvorlesung, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany, 18 Jun 2015.

Motivations, Opportunities and Repercussions: Scientists as Public Communicators in a Complex Media World.
Keynote, Congresso de Comunicação de Ciência – Sci Com PT, Lagos, Portugal, 28 May 2015.

Public communication of science and technology in Europe – and some comparisons with China.
School of Public Administration, Beihang University, Beijing, China, 23 Mar 2015.

The Role of Trust in Risk Communication.
Symposium, SungKyunKwan University, Seoul, South Korea, 20 Mar 2015.

Glaubwürdigkeit in der Kommunikation über biotechnische Innovationen: Herausforderungen für Unternehmen und Wissenschaft.
KWS Saat AG, Kolloquium “25 Jahre Kuratorium Pflanzenzüchtung”, Einbeck, Germany, 12 Feb 2015.

2014

Public engagement with science – and its limitations.
2nd International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Asian Regional Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, 4-7 Dec 2014.

Scientists as public communicators in a complex media world.
7th Munich Life Science Symposium for Young Scientists, Deutsches Museum München, Munich, Germany, 27 Feb 2014.

Motive, Gelegenheiten und Rückwirkungen: Wissenschaftliche Kommunikatoren in einer medialisierten Umwelt.
1. Jahrestagung der Ad-Hoc-Gruppe “Wissenschaftskommunikation”, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Publizistik und Kommunikationswissenschaft (DGPuK), Zürich, Switzerland, 31 Jan 2014.

2013

Klimawissenschaftler in der Öffentlichkeit: Der Zwiespalt zwischen Forscher- und Expertenrolle.
Workshop “Klimaforschung 2025 – langfristige Strategie und Vision”, Deutsches Klimakonsortium (DKK), Potsdam, Germany, 13 Nov 2013.

Scientists involvement in public communication: results of the Chinese survey of scientists in an international context.
China Research Institute for Science Popularization (CRISP), Beijing, China, 24 Oct 2013.

The two cultures: scientists as information sources for journalists – not an outdated relationship.
Seminar “Science and the Press”, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, Valencia, Spanien, 25 Sep 2013.

Scientists as public experts.
International seminar on risk communication, Korea Association for Broadcasting & Telecommunication Studies/SungKyunKwan University, Seoul, South Korea, 7 Mar 2013.

Understanding scientists’ beliefs about the public and public communication.
AAAS Annual Meeting, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Boston, USA, 14-18 Feb 2013.

Political effects of public science communication: use of expertise, legitimacy of research and science governance.
Friday noon seminar, Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMC), Porto, Portugal, 25 Jan 2013.