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EDUC 3808 - General Reading List

Understanding and Communicating Science, 2019/20, Semester 2
Professor Jim Ryder
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

EDUC 3808: Understanding and Communicating Science

The following texts provide good overviews of key issues and research activity on the module themes.

General reading

Bowater, L. & Yeoman, K. (2013). Science communication : a practical guide for scientists ISBN: 9781119993131 (cloth); 9781119993124 (pbk.). Oxford: Wiley.

Bucchi, M. & Trench, B. (Eds.) (2014). Handbook of public communication of science and technology. Second Edition.  London : Routledge. (Available online at the University of Leeds library).

Irwin, A., & Wynne, B. (Eds.). (1996). Misunderstanding science? : the public reconstruction of science and technology ISBN: 0521432685. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Irwin, A. (1995). Citizen Science. London, New York: Routledge.

Lewenstein, B. V. (Ed.). (1992). When science meets the public ISBN: 0871684405. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science. 

Further reading

Lecturers will identify additional sources relevant to each lecture/seminar.

In addition there will often be required pre-reading for each session.

This list was last updated on 26/02/2019