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Popular Science - History, Theory, Practice

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits

About the course

With this course students gain insight into a dynamic and interdisciplinary research field – science communication - that deals with the history of popular science, the medialization of science, the public understanding of and engagement with science, and with evaluating and understanding effective strategies for communicating science in public. The overall aim is to give students the knowledge, analytical tools and practical skills needed to develop a critical understanding of the role of science communication in society, past and present, as well as for making informed choices about how to communicate science in public.

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