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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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
April 4, 2014: Information sharing in an age of Big Data; online-first article with Jiyoun Kim et al. in Journalism Quarterly
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
November 24, 2015: Expert stakeholders' views on engaging the public on (nuclear) energy policymaking; new online-first article with Nan Li et al. in Journal of Responsible Innovation
November 24, 2015: What (science) communication research and museums can learn from each other; talk at The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia, PA
November 12, 2015: Research and evidence behind effective science communication; NAS Science Ambassadors Program, Pittsburgh, PA
October 24, 2015: Nerd nite at the Wisconsin Science Festival, Madison, WI
October 24, 2015: (New) public interfaces for the life sciences; Keynote, Association for Politics in the Life Sciences, Madison, WI
October 17, 2015: Toward more translational #scicomm research for science museums; talk at the Association of Science - Technology Centers (ASTC), Montréal, QC
October 14, 2015: How citizens make sense of complex (scientific) information; talk at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg Public Policy Center
October 7, 2015: The politicized nature of science; talk at Rutgers University's Human Ecology Brown Bag Series
September 11, 2015: The (social) science of science communication; talk at Duke University's SciComm Fellows Program
September 5, 2015: Online-first version of new article in IJPOR with ByungGu Lee et al. on the reciprocal links between online searchers and public issue salience
August 11, 2015: Online-first version of new article in MC&S with Mike Cacciatore and Shanto Iyengar on "The End of Framing" as a useful theory of media effects
June 29, 2015: Online-first version of new article with Leona Su et al. in Science and Public Policy comparing drivers of policy attitudes among expert and lay publics
June 28, 2015: AEJMC Science, Health, Environment and Risk Communication Article of the Year Award for PNAS article on "Science Communication as Political Communication"
June 12, 2015: New article with Xuan Liang et al. in Public Understanding of Science examining value-based motivated reasoning in Singapore and the U.S.
May 19, 2015: Online-first version of new article with Leona Yi-Fan Su et al. in Journalism Quarterly on rapidly changing information environments (for science and technology) in the U.S.
April 12, 2015: New book chapter on motivated reasoning in online news environment with Sara Yeo and Mike Cacciatore
March 2, 2015: New online first article with Elizabeth Corley and Youngjae Kim in Science and Engineering Ethics on scientists' sense of social responsibility surrounding emerging technologies
February 9, 2015: New article in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science with Sara Yeo et al. on how people seek out (partisan) sources for science news
January 15, 2015: Talk at NAS Roundtable workshop on Public Interfaces of GMOs, Washington, DC