Public Understanding of Science

Science and Technology News in the UK press, 1946-2004

This poster aims to graphically represent the science and technology coverage in the British press between 1946-2004, its fluctuations between high and low periods of coverage and the themes that dominate.

Conversations with Science

This film maps the stereotypical representations of scientists in the British Science News between 1946-1992.

The Atom and Nuclear Power

The visualization aims to graphically represent the science coverage over this period, its fluctuations between high and low periods of coverage and the themes that dominate

Oral Polio Vaccine: : Controversy in the Nigerian Press

http://vimeo.com/60165132   Designer Kwok Ho Geoff Li and researcher Bankole Falade worked together on this film that aims to map the changes in media coverage on the Oral Polio Vaccine crisis in Nigeria between 2001-2009. Bankole, Department of Social Psychology says  ‘My PhD research focuses on science in Nigeria. Nigeria’s strong religious culture and the recent controversy over the Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) present an opportunity to look at how ...