Communication of Science and Technology in Latin America

Disertaciones. 2010;3(2):7-46


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Journal Title: Disertaciones

ISSN: 1856-9536 (Online)

Publisher: Universidad del Rosario; Universidad de los Andes de Venezuela; Universidad Complutense de Madrid

LCC Subject Category: Language and Literature: Philology. Linguistics: Communication. Mass media | Social Sciences

Country of publisher: Colombia

Language of fulltext: Spanish, English, Portuguese

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Diana Cazaux


Double blind peer review

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Time From Submission to Publication: 16 weeks


Abstract | Full Text

This essay develops the current problems involved in communicating science to the public in Latin America. Emphasizes the social and economic characteristics of the region and stops to analyze the origins of public science communication, its characteristics and challenges. Also interested in placing scientific journalism as a specialty communication if science and technology, the challenges fou face and the importance of form to function as a science journalist. Rank the role of scientists as communicators and recognizes the important rol that the universities will compete in communicating science to the public.