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23
Apr

CIS included the complementary and alternative therapies, in its February barometer

Last February 2018, the CIS (Center for Sociological Research) included in its barometer a questionnaire of 19 questions related to health issues, including questions about knowledge and use of 20 complementary and alternative therapies. The questionnaire asked about the therapies considered most popular among the Spanish population such as acupuncture, homeopathy, yoga and osteopathy. On March 8, the first results were made public, arousing great curiosity on traditional and social media. Until April 17, up to 21 news items have been counted in 18 digital media, including some of the main Spanish newspapers such as El Mundo, El Economista, 20...
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17
Apr

Six members of ScienceFlows attended PCST2018, in Dunedin, New Zealand

The Public Communication Network of Science and Technology (PSCT) held from 4-6 April 2018, its XV PCST, in Dunedin, New Zealand. This conference is the one with the greatest international relevance in the field of scientific communication, bringing together professionals from all over the world, including journalists specialized in STEM (science and technology), representatives of scientific institutions, such as museums. and the entire academic and research community. The general theme of PCST2018 was “Science, Stories and Society – the Soul of Science Communication”, in addition to a series of subtopics, the congress has been open to presentations in many different...
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26
Dec

ScienceFlows at the 9th Edition of the “Congreso Internacional Latina de Comunicación Social” (9th CILCS)

On December 4th, 5th and 7th, the 9th Edition of the “Congreso Internacional Latina de Comunicación Social” (9th CILCS) was held at the University of La Laguna (Tenerife) with the general theme of “The end of a policy model” and the hashtag # 9CILCS. The 9th CILCS included, during its three days of celebration, a multitude of discussion tables and keynote presentations on social communication. Lorena Cano and Isabel Mendoza, members of the Scienceflows group, presented some of their preliminary results on the representation of five of the most used by Spaniards complementary therapies (homeopathy, acupuncture, lymphatic drainage, reflexology and...
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29
Nov

ScienceFlows takes part at the “VI Congress of Social Communication of Science” (CCSC2017)

From November 22 to 25, the 6th Congress of Social Communication of Science (CCSC2017) was held under the slogan “Culture and Science. Old challenges, new media “, jointly organized by the University of Córdoba and the Spanish Association of Scientific Communication (AECC). The congress included posters, presentations and communications on the communication of science and welcomed more than 385 attendees. The hashtag chosen for the event was # CCSC2017 and became a trending topic on a national level, both on Thursday 23, and on Friday, November 24.   The Congress was inaugurated by the Secretary of State for Research, Development...
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26
Oct

ScienceFlows takes part in the 1st Scientific Conference on Quality and Information Challenges

On the 18th and 19th October, the “I Jornadas Científicas de Calidad y Retos informativos” (I Scientific Conference on Quality and Information Challenges), was held at the Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communication of the University of Valencia, organized by the working group “Journalism and quality information” of the Spanish Association of Communication Research (“Asociación Periodismo e información de calidad” de la Asociación Española de Investigación de la Comunicación” or AEIC). Researchers from different universities, both national and international, met for two days to share and discuss the results of their work. This work was of an interdisciplinary nature and...
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