Bagla, Pallava

Bridging the Communication Gap in Science and Technology

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: When Science Meets the Public—Bridging the Gap
V. V. Binoy

Part I. The Big Picture: Communicating Science to Win the Hearts and Minds

2. Responsibilities of Science, Responsive to Society: A New Dialogue
Jairam Ramesh

Part II. The Indian Landscape of Communicating Science and Technology

3. India’s Maiden Mission to Mars: Many Firsts and Some Missed Opportunities in ISRO’s Efforts at Public Outreach and Communications
Pallava Bagla

4. Challenges in Communicating about Defence Research: Insight into Defence Research and Development Organisation’s Media Strategy
Ravi Kumar Gupta

5. Communicating Issues Related to Land and Natural Resources
S. S. Meenakshisundaram

6. The Art and Science of Communicating Risks of Natural Hazards
Ajit Tyagi

7. The Challenges of Earthquake Risk Communication to Public
R. K. Chadha

8. The Queer Case of Communicating Risks Associated with Use of Mobile Phones and Neighborhood Mobile Towers: Are People Contracting More Brain Cancers?
K. S. Parthasarathy

9. Atomic Energy: Reaching Out to the People for Perception Management
Swapnesh Kumar Malhotra

Part III. Old Is Gold: Time Tested Ways of Communication

10. Current Status of Public Understanding of Science: Results of Kumbh Mela Survey Studies
Gauhar Raza, Surjit Singh

11. Communicating Science for a Better Tomorrow
Hasan Jawaid Khan

12. Challenges of Communicating Science in Regional Languages: Experiments in Kannada
A. S. K. V. S. Sharma

13. Challenges Faced by Science Journalists and Communicators Working in Vernacular Languages and Insights Pertaining to Science Communication Courses
Nimish Kapoor

Part IV. The Bold New World: Using Television, Internet and Social Media for Communicating Science

14. Enhancing Science Content on Indian Television: Status, Issues and Way Forward
T. V. Venkateswaran

15. SCIDEV.NET: Advent of Online Science Journalism in India
T. V. Padma

16. Smart Websites: Insights from the Department of Biotechnology
Archita Bhatta

17. Using Social Media for Research and Reaching Out
Sandhya Sekar, H. S. Sudhira

Part V. Bridging the Gap Between Scientists and the Public

18. Vigyan Rail: Science Exhibition on Wheels
Vinay B. Kamble

19. Organising Children’s Science Congress: Challenges and Opportunities
Anuj Sinha

20. Bridging Educational Institutions for a Citizen Science Project: A Case Study from Malappuram District, Kerala, India
V. V. Binoy, S. Radhakrishna, A. Kurup

21. Communicating Science to the Common: Perspectives of the Science Communicators from India
D. Balasubramanian, Milind Watve, S. Ramadorai, K. Kasturirangan, R. S. Sundar, Prabir Purkayastha, T. V. Jayan, Rajendra Singh, Arvind Gupta

Keywords: Social Sciences, Communication Studies, Science Education, Popular Science, general, Nuclear Energy

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