Introduction: Science Communication as Culture

  • Sarah R. Davies
  • Maja Horst


Science communication is important in modern knowledge societies. Many societies around the world now expect scientific knowledge and technological development to be at the core of economic growth and welfare and hope that science will find solutions to challenges such as climate change and scarcity of energy, food, and water. Such expectations imply that science communication is significant in at least three ways.


Science Communication Scientific Knowledge Sage Publication Knowledge Society Public Communication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah R. Davies
    • 1
  • Maja Horst
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Media, Cognition and CommunicationUniversity of CopenhagenKøbenhavn SDenmark

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