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One way of increasing the public’s engagement with science is informal science communication, or science encounters that are informal, voluntary and unstructured. This paper focuses specifically on one such type, the library talk. It examines the motivations for presenting such talks and questions whether these talks serve as PUS or PES(T) experiences.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Positioning the Library Talk as a Form of Informal Public Communication of Science

One way of increasing the public’s engagement with science is informal science communication, or science encounters that are informal, voluntary and unstructured. This paper focuses specifically on one such type, the library talk. It examines the motivations for presenting such talks and questions whether these talks serve as PUS or PES(T) experiences.

 

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