skip to Main Content

BECC-ESG Workshop on Communicating Research Across Academic Boundaries

Event start: 20171012
End date: 20171012

Event description

Workshop description

Under the overarching theme of communicating research across academic boundaries, this workshop engages in challenges both within academia – working with transdisciplinary projects – and between academia and society – communicating results, interacting with media, and dealing with science scepticism. It is an opportunity to interact with researchers spanning both the globe and academic fields and to discuss some of the mutual challenges facing researchers today.


10:15-12:00 Block 1: This block focuses on science-science communication, working with issues of conducting research across academic fields, identifying transdisciplinary research questions, as well as discussing whether interdisciplinary in itself is even desirable.

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:50 Block 2: During this section we turn our focus to communication between science and society. What are the challenges and pitfalls? How can we as researchers encourage public engagement while avoiding misinterpretations? Kimberly Nicholas will give a short
presentation of her experiences following a controversial publication this summer.

13:50-14:15 Coffee & cake

14:15-15:00 Open lecture on academia and the media by journalist Jack Werner


The workshop is free of charge and includes lunch and coffee.

Sign up by emailing no later than October 10th to:
Maja Essebo: or Kristin Aleklett:

Link to full program here.

You might like these events too

ESG Side Event at the UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainble Development

"The Political Effects of the SDGs since 2015 - Findings from the global SDG Impact Assessment"…

Earth System Governance in South Korea – The Road to Carbon Neutrality and Sustainable Development

In this iteration of the ESG Speaker Series, hosted virtually and on location in the Marinus…

Taking Stock and Moving Forward: Lessons Learned from an Assessment of the Political Impact of the SDGs

  As an Associated Event to the Stockholm +50 Conference, the Global Goals Project and the…

Recent publications

Assessing the effectiveness of orchestrated climate action from five years of summits
Five years of climate action and summitry have taught us valuable lessons. Orchestrators of climate action can positively influence performance by setting minimum requirements for credibility and robustness among the initiatives they engage.
Transforming Biodiversity Governance
Edited by Ingrid J. Visseren-Hamakers, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Marcel T. J. Kok, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
2021 Annual Report
The Earth System Governance Project seeks to mobilise and advance scholarship at the interface between global environmental change and governance. Discover how by learning more about the project in this summary of 2021!