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31 May 2016   Gultekin Cakmakci elected Life Member

Gultekin Cakmakci has been elected a life member of the PCST Network.  PCST President Brian Trench said that Gultekin did an outstanding job in difficult circumstances as Chair of the Local Organising Committee for the PCST Conference in Istanbul.

16 May 2016   Next PCST Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand

Sunny Dunedin in the South Island of New Zealand is the host city for the next PCST Conference, in 2018.  Register your interest now.

15 May 2016   Istanbul a 'safe and successful conference'

The PCST Network is proud to have presented a safe and successful PCST 2016 conference that was attended in Istanbul last month by 300 people from over 40 countries.

15 May 2016   Fresh faces elected to PCST Committee

Candidates from Mexico, Israel, England, Colombia, Germany and USA have joined the Committee in elections held in April.

15 May 2016   PUS discount for PCST Members

PCST Members will receive a discount of 37.5 per cent on the individual print subscription to the journal, Public Understanding of Science.

15 May 2016   Lewenstein plenary in Istanbul: Expertise, democracy and science communication

"What is PCST for? I want to argue that PCST is fundamentally a tool of democracy, a tool for strengthening the ability of citizens to govern themselves in open, transparent ways that serve social justice. But thinking about PCST in that way faces two challenges..."

27 Apr 2016   President Brian Trench opening speech at PCST14 in Istanbul

Every two years we come together to take stock, to hear new ideas and reconsider familiar ones, to meet new colleagues and friends and refresh existing relations. Over nearly thirty years now, we have met in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Latin America, North America and Europe.

21 Apr 2016   Papers from early PCST conferences now online

PCST Network is delighted to announce that the world's largest collection
of papers on science communication is now online and ready for use.

25 Mar 2016   Location of PCST 2020 conference

The Committee considered three bids from cities wishin to host the PCST Conference in 2010, at its meeting in Istanbul in April.

A preliminary decision has been made, but we are waiting on further details from the successful bidder before confirming the lsuccessful city.

17 Dec 2015   Trouble logging in to PCST?

Subscribers to the discussion list and financial members of PCST sometimes need to update their email address.  Authors may want to amend their abstracts for Istanbul.  Here's how you do it...

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2016 PCST Conference: Istanbul

Reflecting the current expansion of digital media and the conference’s main theme, Science Communication in the Digital Age, there will be panels, workshops, papers and posters dealing with various applications of online media to science communication.

Proposals for the 2016 Conference

If your proposal has been accepted for presentation at the 2016 conference, you must register by 5 March 2016 in order to be included in the conference program.

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