University of Wisconsin–Madison
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1545 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1215
E-mail: scheufele at wisc.edu
dscheufele at morgridge.org
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October 2, 2020: How science politicized climate change ... and why it matters; talk at University of Pennsylvania's Carey Law School.
September 29, 2020: Special issue of Environmental Communication on Communicating gene editing: Agriculture, humans, and the environment; guest edited with Dominique Brossard.
August 20, 2020: How to (meaningfully) measure attitudes on emerging technologies like CRISPR; new piece with Emily Howell et al. in Journal of Risk Research.
July 30, 2020: Understanding "infodemics;" National Academy of Medicine Leadership Consortium meeting on best practices in rapid and accurate evidence mobilization for COVID-19.
June 30, 2020: A new model for producing science documentaries: Building collaborations between scientists and storytellers; new National Science Foundation grant with Emily Howell and filmmaker colleagues at USCF's iBiology.
June 20, 2020: New article with Heather Akin and co-authors in IJPOR exploring predispositional drivers of attitudes toward novel (and established) science.
June 12, 2020: The need for new approaches in science communication; NASEM workshop on "The role of science communication in addressing the disproportionate effects of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations.
June 17, 2020: What do we (not) know about global views of human gene editing? New article with Emily Howell and co-authors in The CRISPR Journal.
June 10, 2020: How social media shape science issue awareness; new article with
Julian M. Mueller-Herbst and co-authors in Social Media + Society.
June 1, 2020: How not to lose the COVID communication war; short video talk for the International Network for Government Science Advice (INGSA).
April 17, 2020: How not to lose the COVID-19 communication war; new perspective with Nicky Krause et al. in Issues in Science and Technology.
April 10, 2020: Science communication in the time of coronavirus, virtual panel, Duke University, Science & Society Initiative, Durham, NC
March 27, 2020: An argument against intuition; virtual keynote at CPH:DOX film festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
February 13, 2020: Lifetime appointment as National Associate, National Research Council, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
February 8, 2020: Effects of uncivil comments on science news engagement intentions; new article with Leona Su and co-authors in New Media & Society.
February 4, 2020: How perceptions of risks and benefits of genetically engineered foods shape public rejection; new article with Kate Rose and co-authors in Environmental Communication.
January 22, 2020: From Alexa to CRISPR; Lecture on science-society interfaces and polarized politics; Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN