University of Wisconsin–Madison
309 Hiram Smith Hall (map)
1545 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1215
E-mail: scheufele at wisc.edu
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publications and citations
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March 8, 2017: Communicating science effectively:
A research agenda; final version of new NASEM report available for download
March 3, 2017:
When intuition fails: What science tells us about effective communication; colloquium talk, Forestry & Wildlife Ecology, UW-Madison
February 14, 2017: Human genome editing: Science, ethics, and governance; release of new NASEM report, Washington, DC
February 9, 2017: Science, consumers, and emerging technologies; talk at the Badger chapter of The National Agri-Marketing Association
January 13, 2017: Blurring lines between god and man - public reactions to synthetic biology; new arrticle in BioScience with Heather Akin et al.
January 10, 2017: Communicating science effectively: A research agenda; release of new NASEM report, Washington, DC
January 11, 2017: Communicating science; The Matt Townsend Show on BYU Radio (recording here)
December 20, 2016: Science communication in an age of polarized media and politics; talk at Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
December 13, 2016: Communicating science effectively: A research agenda; new National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine consensus report released
November 17, 2016: Polarized politics and the future of science; talk at Department of Communication, University of Utah
October 24, 2016: The brave new world of media and the future of science (communication); talk at School of Communication, Northwestern University
October 24, 2016: Effects of Pope Francis’ encyclical on U.S. public opinion on climate change; new article with Nan Li et al. in Climatic Change
October 19, 2016: Scientific communication with impact; talk with Barbara Kline Pope at School of Media & Public Affairs, The George Washington University
September 29, 2016: What makes scientists engage in political debates? Online first version of new article with Youngjae Kim et al. in Science & Public Policy
September 20, 2016: Science, citizenship and the brave new world of media; talk at Rita Allen Foundation
September, 16, 2016: Evidence-based science communication; talk at Duke University's Science and Society Initiative
September 8, 2016: Driving impact through scientific communications; talk with Barbara Kline Pope at Purdue University Grand Challenges Conference
September 8, 2016: How policy stakeholders prioritize risks of nuclear energy; online-first version
of new article with Nan Li et al. in Journal of Risk Research
July 26, 2016: Knowledge, religion and trust in scientific institutions; new online-first paper with Mike Cacciatore et al. in Public Understanding of Science
July 18, 2016: Communicating science at the nexus of policy and action; opening keynote, North American Congress for Conservation Biology
June 25, 2016: Schnittstellen von neuen Medien und noch neuerer Wissenschaft; public lecture, Institut für Kommunikationswissenschaft, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
May 18, 2016: Opinion leaders and their positive impact on conversations in online cancer support groups; new online-first article with Eunkyung Kim et al. In Health Communication
April 20, 2016: Polarized politics and science in the U.S.; talk and discussion at Rotary Club of Madison
April 15, 2016: Regulatory frameworks for occupational health and safety of nanotech workers; new article with Jeong Joo Ahn et al. in NanoEthics
April 6, 2016: Science communication in polarized
(new media) environments; keynote, The Graduate School, Northwestern University
March 25, 2016: Public and expert attitudes on synthetic biology. Synberc Spring 2016 Retreat, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
March 1, 2016: Is the U.S. increasingly anti science? Crossroads of Ideas talk at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, Madison, WI.
March 1, 2016: How Twitter talks about male and fermale scientists in movies; online-first article with Molly Simis et al. in Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society.
February 11, 2015: Communicating synthetic biology; panel discussion at annual AAAS meeting, Washington, DC.
January 15, 2016: Buergerbeteiligung und soziale Medien in der Wissenschaft; talk at WiD workshop on Der Bürger und die Wissenschaft, Berlin, Germany