September 20, 2017

Invited speaker: Professor Dominique Brossard addresses online science communication at CAP 2018

Dr. Brossard, Ph.D., is one of the invited speakers at CAP 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan. In her talk, “Communicating Science in New Media Environments” she will discuss how scientific discourse gets constructed in online environments and stress the aspects that need to be taken into account for successful science communication, based on empirical research findings.

Dr. Brossard is professor and chair in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Brossard’s research agenda focuses on the intersection between science, media and policy.

She is an internationally known expert in public opinion dynamics related to controversial scientific issues and she has published more than 100 research articles in outlets such as Science and Public Understanding of Science, and has been an expert panelist for the National Academy of Sciences.

Brossard earned her M.S. in plant biotechnology from the Ecole Nationale d’Agronomie de Toulouse and Ph.D. in communication from Cornell University.

September 20, 2017

Invited speaker: Professor Dominique Brossard addresses online science communication at CAP 2018

Dr. Brossard, Ph.D., is one of the invited speakers at CAP 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan. In her talk, “Communicating Science in New Media Environments” she will discuss how scientific discourse gets constructed in online environments and stress the aspects that need to be taken into account for successful science communication, based on empirical research findings.

Dr. Brossard is professor and chair in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Brossard’s research agenda focuses on the intersection between science, media and policy.

She is an internationally known expert in public opinion dynamics related to controversial scientific issues and she has published more than 100 research articles in outlets such as Science and Public Understanding of Science, and has been an expert panelist for the National Academy of Sciences.

Brossard earned her M.S. in plant biotechnology from the Ecole Nationale d’Agronomie de Toulouse and Ph.D. in communication from Cornell University.