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Call for proposals: 2018 PCST Conference

The PCST Network invites you to submit proposals for presentations at the PCST Conference 2018 in New Zealand, 4–6 April 2018. The closing date for submissions is 12 noon (GMT) on 1 October 2017.

PCST backs events in Brazil, Italy, England

1 Jul 2017:   PCST Network announces its support to three events taking place July-November 2017. All of these events are organised by members of the PCST Scientific Committee and all address in different ways the state of research in science communication and its relations with practice.

PCST and RedPop sign agreement

15 Feb 2017:   PCST Network is delighted to announce that it has signed a Co-Operation Agreement with RedPop, the science communication network for Latin America and the Caribbean.  

Feedback on PCST Conference, Istanbul

3 Oct 2016:   More than half of the registered delegates (318) to the April 2016 PCST Conference in Istanbul Turkey responded to an online survey seeking their feedback about the conference. What did participants like? What suggestions do they have for future conferences?

PCST symposium in Latin America

20 Aug 2016:   Science communicators from across Latin America met in San José, Costa Rica, on 28-30 September to discuss science communication as a profession: training, responsibilities and roles.

Gultekin Cakmakci elected life member

31 May 2016:   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.

Istanbul a 'safe and successful conference'

15 May 2016:   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.

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PCST Conference 2018. Dunedin, New Zealand

Share your stories

The theme of [External website]PCST 2018 Science, Stories and Society – takes us to the core of the worldwide science communication endeavour. Stories are one of the principal means by which science is situated in society. Stories represent science in many different ways, reflecting diverse contributors and contexts.

Call for proposals

The PCST Network and the New Zealand conference hosts have pleasure in inviting you to submit proposals for presentations at this major event. The closing date is 12 noon (GMT) on 1 October 2017.

Key dates

  • Early 2017 – Call for proposals
  • Mid 2017 – Registration opens
  • 1 December 2017 – Early bird registrations close
  • 1 February 2018 – Announcement of Conference program
  • 15 February 2018 – Registration deadline for presenters
  • 1 March 2018 – Registration closes
  • 1 March 2018 – Deadline for bids to host 2022 Conference


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