[See also the annotated list of links to online resources relevant for science communication research that I have compiled for my students (in German).]
Forschungszentrum Jülich is member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers and one of Europe's largest research centers. I am a member of the section "Ethics in the Neurosciences" (part of the Institute of Neurosciences and Medicine) that deals with ethical, legal and social aspects of the neurosciences.
One of Germany's few university divisions for science communication. It is part of the Institute for Media and Communication Studies of Freie Universität Berlin. As adjunct professor I lecture there on science communication.
The Forschungszentrum Jülich organizes media training workshops for scientists which are also open to researchers from other institutes.
This website provides information on natural disasters, disaster research, disaster preparedness and disaster management. I am member of its Scientific Advisory Committee.
International Network "Public Communication of Science and Technology" (PCST)
The PCST network consists of science communicators, science journalists and researchers of science communication. Its main activity is the organization of biannual conferences. I am member of the PCST scientific committee.
Announcement of the 13th PCST conference: Salvador, Brazil, May 2014 (promotion video on Youtube).
Scientific Journals - Membership in Editorial (Advisory) Boards
The two major journals of the PCST field. Articles on a broad range of topics related to public communication of science, technology & environmental issues. Peer-reviewed. Published by SAGE.
Articles and comments related to public communication of science. Peer-reviewed. Published as online journal by the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy.
Hans Peter Peters - last modified: 18 Jul 2012