[ASC-list] Call for proposals: PCST Brazil 2014

director at tossgascoigne.com.au director at tossgascoigne.com.au
Wed May 1 09:59:47 UTC 2013

Call for Proposals

13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference
5-8 May 2014, Salvador, Brazil
“Science communication for social inclusion and political engagement”

The 13th International PCST (Public Communication of Science and
Technology) Conference will be held inSalvador, Brazil, on 5-8 May 2014.

PCST 2014 is organized by the PCST International Network and hosted by the
Museu da Vida (Museum of Life), a hands-on science museum of House of
Oswaldo Cruz/Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), and the Laboratory of
Advanced Studies in Journalism, at the State University of Campinas

The PCST International Network and the Brazilian conference hosts have
pleasure in inviting you to submit proposals for presentations at this
major event. Proposals are invited for presentations on science
communication and science-in-society research, science journalism, science
museums, and public engagement with science and technology.

The deadline for proposals is 12 noon (GMT) on 1st September 2013.
Submitted proposals will be reviewed by members of the PCST Scientific


PCST conferences are a forum for discussing a wide range of issues in
science communication practice, training and research but proposals for
PCST 2014 are especially welcome on the conference’s main theme

• Science communication for social inclusion and political engagement and
on the following dimensions of science communication:
• Science communication empowering scientists and the public
• Communicating science with policy-makers
• Beliefs, values and scientific citizenship
• Local community knowledge and global context
• New technologies and new practices in science communication
• Emerging issues of science and society

For further information, please visit www.pcst-2014.org

Toss Gascoigne
PCST Network

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E.  director at tossgascoigne.com.au
P.  +61 408 704 442
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