Bem-vindo:TELI Sci_Deb@PCST 2014 Brazil

by Wolfgang Goede | 1. Mai 2014 09:53

The TELI Science Debate will be presented to a worldwide audience of experts. In the beginning of May 2014, almost a thousand science communicators will gather in Salvador, Brazil for their traditional biennial conference.

PCST 2014, Public Communication of Science & Technology, scheduled for May 5 through May 8 at Brazil’s Atlantic coast, stands under the central theme: Science Communication for Social Inclusion & Political Engagement.

This is the perfect realm for the TELI Science Debate. It will be presented under the title: HOW SCIENCE DEBATES BUILD NEW DIALOGUES BETWEEN RESEARCH AND SOCIETY (Wednesday, May 7, 10.45-12.00).

TELI Secretary Alex Gerber, meanwhile professor for science communication at Rhine Waal University, will lay out history, philosophy, rules and will try to trigger a real debate among participants about typical Brazilian scientific, technological and societal issues such as:

How to fight animal extinction in Amazonia or Rio’s famous cable cars and whether they can abate poverty in the favelas.

Here is the presentation.


Here is Gerber’s session report (click & download).

–>> Science_Debate_Presentation

And here is the full paper (click & download).

—>>> PCST 2014_SCIENCE DEBATES_Full Paper_05-2014

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