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The role of a scientific culture unit

What do science communication departments (science culture units, in Spain) do? Watch Prof. Javier Baena explain more.

How do universities communicate science?

Most research institutions nowadays have working groups, departments or units that are active in the dissemination of science. They are involved in a variety of tasks: transmitting information to the society at large, training staff, and increasing the visibility and reputation of the scientists and of the institutions who host them.

Your view

If you work in a university or other research-oriented institution,

  • Did you collaborate with your science communication department, for instance by participating in a science event?
  • What did you learn from it?

Share your experience with us and your fellow learners in the comments section!

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