As well as regularly engaging with the public, we look at the academic side of science communication through research and teaching.

Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan are helping to shape the future research direction of Science Communication.

As an academic discipline is a relatively new and rapidly developing field. As well as studies into the effectiveness of the communication strategies of scientists, it also includes research relating to the perception of science as portrayed in the media, the uptake of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects in schools, and other topics relating to the way in which science is (or is not) communicated to different audiences.

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