SHARE

Creative research communication

Theory and practice

By Clare Wilkinson and Emma Weitkamp

Creative research communication
eBook

ALSO AVAILABLE IN OTHER FORMATS:

  • Paperback

Book Information

  • Format: eBook
  • ISBN: 978-1-7849-9782-3
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Published Date: May 2016
  • BIC Category: SOCIAL SCIENCE / Research, Research & Information: General, Sociology, Social research & statistics, Research & information: general, LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies

Description

Aimed at scholars interested in engaging the public with their research and postgraduate students exploring the practical aspects of research communication, this book provides a theoretically grounded introduction to new and emerging approaches to public engagement and research communication. Split into three sections, the reader first explores the historical approaches and current drivers for public engagement with research. Part two explores practical approaches to research engagement, from face-to-face communication in novel settings, such as festivals, through to artistic approaches, before considering new and emerging digital tools and approaches. Each practical chapter is theoretically grounded, exploring issues such as audience, interactivity, and impact. The final section explores ethical considerations in relation to public engagement as well as discussing the way that research communication fits into wider discussions about the impact of research, before concluding with a discussion around disseminating the success (or otherwise) of novel approaches to public engagement to wider groups, including public engagement practitioners.

Reviews

'This is an excellent book that can be read from cover to cover or used as a reference text.'
Paul Webb LSE, September 2016

Contents

Part I: Introduction
1. Creative research communication
2. History
3. Participants
Part II: Approach
4. Face-to-Face
5. Art
6. Digital
7. Social media
8. Political
9. Crowd-sourced research
Part III: Conclusion
10. Impact
11. Ethics
12. Dissemination
Index

To purchase as an ebook, please visit your preferred ebook supplier

Amazon Apple Kobo

Newsletter Sign Up

Manchester University Press
Close

Your cart is empty.

Total
Select your shipping destination to estimate postage costs

(Based on standard shipping costs)

Final cost calculated on checkout
Checkout
Promotional codes can be added on Checkout