[Air-L] Research Seminar Series: Science, Health, & Data Communication

Lyle Skains lskains at bournemouth.ac.uk
Fri Feb 12 11:23:04 PST 2021

Bournemouth University’s Science, Health, and Data Communications Research Group invites you to our Spring-Summer 2021 research series. These talks are open to the public, and encompass topics on representations of women scientists in the media, health inequalities and COVID-19, how comics are used for health messages, and how politics drives decisions around health and science.

Register for events on EventBrite: http://bu-shdc.eventbrite.com

SHDC-RG is an emerging interdisciplinary, cross-faculty group seeking to explore the ways in which specialised knowledge and information is communicated to the public, including policy-makers and front-line workers, and how mass communication (such as journalism and entertainment media) conveys and represents these areas to audiences.

“We’re saving rich white guys’ history?”: Women scientists, new and imagined pasts, and narratives of science on screen
Date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 3-4pm GMT
Speaker: Dr. Amy C. Chambers, Manchester Metropolitan University
COVID-19, Health Inequalities, and the Politics of Data
Date: Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 3-4pm GMT
Speaker: Dr. Justin Feldman, Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights
Utilizing temporal framing as communication strategies to promote health behaviors
Date: Wednesday, 24 March 2021, 3-4pm GMT
Speaker: Dr. Mengfei Guan, University of Georgia
Misinformation about COVID-19 and what to do about it
Date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 3-4pm GMT
Speaker: Dr. Jon Roozenbeek, University of Cambridge
Visual metaphors of ‘frozen’ time in autobiographical comics about depression
Date: Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 3-4pm GMT
Speaker: Dr. Elisabeth El Refaie, Cardiff University
Exploring cartoonists representations of the coronavirus pandemic: a cross national study of Australia, South Africa, and the UK
Date: Thursday, 20 May 2021, 3-4pm GMT
Speaker: Dr. Emma Weitkamp, University of the West of England
Date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 3-4pm GMT
Speaker: Steen Steensen
The cost of ideologically driven political decision making in a pandemic
Date: Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 3-4pm GMT
Speaker: Prof. Ann Hemingway, Bournemouth University

See more details and register for any and all events on EventBrite: http://bu-shdc.eventbrite.com

Series convened by Drs. Xin Zhao and Lyle Skains
Science, Health, and Data Communications Research Group
Bournemouth University

Dr. R. Lyle Skains
Senior Lecturer, Health & Science Communication
Faculty of Media & Communication
Bournemouth University
lskains at bournemouth.ac.uk<mailto:lskains at bournemouth.ac.uk>
Playable Comms<http://playablecomms.org/>: Interactive Digital Narrative for Health & Science Communication


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