Why 'More' Is Not Necessarily Better: Strategies for Communication of Science to the Public

TitleWhy 'More' Is Not Necessarily Better: Strategies for Communication of Science to the Public
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsLaFollette, MC
JournalAccountability in Research: Policies & Quality Assurance
Volume5
Issue1-3
Pagination1
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number08989621
Accession Number3989347
KeywordsCOMMUNICATION , MEDICINE , Public Engagement and Science , SCIENCE
AbstractProposes a reexamination of science communication policies and of the relevance of all scientific information to which public audiences are daily exposed, regardless of its source. Importance of public communication in science; Potential when conveyed within a popular format; Inadequacies of current policies of allocating communication activities.
NotesLaFollette, Marcel C.; Issue Info: Jan1997, Vol. 5 Issue 1-3, p1; Subject Term: COMMUNICATION in science; Subject Term: SCIENCE & state; Number of Pages: 15p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 7557
DOI10.1080/08989629708573891
Short TitleWhy 'More' Is Not Necessarily Better: Strategies for Communication of Science to the Public
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