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  • Date: 03/31/2016
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Many of the world’s leading experts are projecting that energy demand will grow 37% by 2035. There is clearly a need for increased energy literacy. With this in mind, ASTC and the Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS), in partnership with BP America, have launched a new Energy Education Initiative designed to increase young people’s energy ... »
  • Date: 06/11/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This commentary explores a traditionally supposed boundary between science and politics, with particular attention to activist scientists who engage in public communication. Work in fields like science and technology studies shows that framing this boundary in terms of epistemological rules fails. Boundaries dictating proper scientific activities ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This set of comments reports experiences from a recent “science-meets-arts”-project in Germany, in which students from the University of Fine Arts in Hamburg (HFBK) shared day-to-day life in climate research groups for several months. The project was envisioned as a process of mutual inspiration with the aim of producing a joint exhibition and ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The visiting artist researcher experiment discussed here brought together visual artists and climate scientists, amongst them my research group which studies storms. The artists’ stay led to a dialogue between our diverging perspectives and an open exchange of ideas. The exchange in my research group was more interactive than I had expected. Many ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The visiting artist researcher experiment discussed here brought together visual artists and climate scientists, amongst them my research group which studies storms. The artists’ stay led to a dialogue between our diverging perspectives and an open exchange of ideas. The exchange in my research group was more interactive than I had expected. Many ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    “I hope to offer a unique artistic perspective on a topic which is hidden from our everyday view” States my application. Will I be able to fulfil this task? Here is a short summary of my experiences as a visiting artist researcher ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    To observe art and science in interaction offered a great opportunity for me as cultural anthropologist to learn about the production of climate knowledge. Like ethnographers, artists entered the world of science, observed climate scientists and participated in their daily routines. They dissected elements of the scientific process and focused on ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Many climate scientists find themselves confronted with the challenge of purportedly “knowing better” — while this is a valid claim with respect to a small segment of reality, namely their narrow field of expertise, the public expectation often is that they know better about the “world’s problems”, and what to do about it, sometimes even with the ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The notion of ‘artistic research’ is a buzzword in contemporary cultural policy, scientific and artistic discourses. This text is not trying to add another note to the polyphony of attempts to define the concept. Rather, it aims to trace and analyse some possible backgrounds of emergence, suggesting that the myriad of definitions and descriptions ... »
  • Date: 03/31/2015
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Taking a wider view, departing from the specific case of the Hamburg exchange between artists and climate scientists, this comment envisages some radical potential for the collaboration of artists and climate scientists: moving beyond the traditional boundaries of social systems, artistic research and climate science may engage in a shared ... »

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