Fabien Medvecky

Fabien Medvecky

Senior Lecturer in Science Communication | University of Otago
fabien.medvecky@otago.ac.nz

Perfil

El Dr. Fabien Medvecky trabaja sobre la interacción entre la ciencia y la sociedad, centrándose en el papel de los valores, especialmente la ética y la economía, en las decisiones sociales en torno a la ciencia. Antes de unirse a Otago, Fabien estuvo en el Programa de Comunicación Científica de la Universidad de Queensland, Australia. Publica sobre comunicación científica y política científica, ética y economía. Fabien es un miembro activo de la comunidad de la comunicación de la ciencia en Nueva Zelanda y a nivel internacional, y fue presidente de la Asociación de Comunicadores de la Ciencia de Nueva Zelanda de 2015 a 2018.

Líneas de Investigación

Comunicación de la Ciencia

Filosofía de la Economía

Ética Social

Epistemología social

Referencias bibliográficas

Artículos

  • MacDonald, E,  Harbrow, M,  Jack, S, Kidd, J, Wright, A, Tuinder, P, Balanovic, J, Medvecky, F, & Poutasil, M. (2019)  Segmenting urban populations for greater conservation gains: A new approach targeting cobenefits is required. Conservation Science and Practice. e101. https://doi.org/10.1111/csp2.101
  • Fraser-Baxter, S. & Medvecky, F. (2018) Evaluating the media’s reporting of public and political responses to human-shark interactions in N.S.W, Australia, Marine Policy 97, 109-118
  • Sharif, A. & Medvecky, F. (2018) Climate change news reporting in Pakistan: A qualitative analysis of environmental journalists and the barriers they face. Journal of Science Communication, 17 (01), A03
  • Medvecky, F. (2017). Fairness in knowing: Science communication and epistemic justice. Science and Engineering Ethics, 1-16
  • Medvecky, F. & Macknight, V. (2017). Building the economic-public relationship: learning from science communication and science studies. Journal of Science Communication, 16 (02), A01
  • Burns, M. and Medvecky, F. (2016) The disengaged in science communication: How not to count audiences and publics, Public Understanding of Science, 1-13
  • de Saille, S. and Medvecky, F. (2016) Innovation for a Steady State: A case for Responsible Stagnation, Economy and Society, 45(1)1-23
  • Hine, A., & Medvecky, F. (2015). Unfinished science in museums: A push for critical science literacy. Journal of Science Communication, 14 (02), A04.
  • Medvecky, F. (2015) Transgressions and the Scientific Knower. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 4(2) 37-41.
  • Medvecky, F. (2014). “Valuing the environment in conservation economics: conceptual and structural barriers”, Ethics & the Environment, 19(2)
  • Medvecky, F., Lacey, J., & Ashworth, P. (2014). “Examining the Role of Carbon Capture and Storage Through an Ethical Lens”. Science and Engineering Ethics, 20(4), 1111-1128
  • Medvecky, F & Leach, J. (2013) “The Ethics of Distributing Scientific Knowledge: Epistemic and Ethical Injustices in Context”, in Goodwin, J., Dahlstrom, M. and Priest, S. (eds)  Ethical Issues in Science Communication: A Theory-Based Approach, Science Communication Project, Ames, IA
  • Medvecky, F. (2013) “Economics, Science and the Spandrels of San Marco”, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective, 3(1), 20-22
  • Medvecky, F. (2012). “Valuing environmental costs and benefits in an uncertain future: risk aversion and discounting”. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, 5(1), 1-23.
  • Parris, K. M., McCall, S. C., McCarthy, M. A., Minteer, B. A., Steele, K., Bekessy, S., & Medvecky, F. (2010). “Assessing ethical trade-offs in ecological field studies”. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(1), 227-234.

Capítulos de libro

  • Medvecky, F. (with editor). “Imagining Future Generation in Public Policy” in Steve Fuller & Rupert Read (ed). The Future of Future Generations, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD
  • Medvecky, F. (2016). “The Cost of Being Known: Economics, Science Communication and Epistemic Justice” in James H. Collier (ed).  The Future of Social Epistemology: A Collective Vision, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD
  • Medvecky, F. (2014). “Sinking our teeth into public policy economics: A taste of immortality” in Whitman, G. and Dow, J. (eds). Economics of the Undead:  Zombies, Vampires, and the Dismal Science, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, MD

Comunicaciones

  • Putting Responsibility Centre-Stage: The Case Of Responsible Stagnation. Society for Social Studies of Science conference. Sydney, August 2018
  • The ethics of risk communication (Keynote). Society for Risk Analysis Benelux. Mol, BE, March 2018
  • The scientific basis of homeopathy, where is the (mis)communication?. Public Communication of Science and Technology conference. Dunedin, NZ, April 2018
  • Valuing good engagement process and individual outcomes in decision-maker engagement with science. Public Communication of Science and Technology conference. Dunedin, NZ, April 2018
  • Turning undergraduates into science storytellers. What are the best practices? Public Communication of Science and Technology conference. Dunedin, NZ, April 2018
  • The role of professional science communication associations in supporting science communicators and legitimising science communication practices. Public Communication of Science and Technology conference. Dunedin, NZ, April 2018
  • Big challenges for small countries in science communication. Public Communication of Science and Technology conference. Dunedin, NZ, April 2018
  • Talking about values in science communication. Public Communication of Science and Technology conference. Dunedin, NZ, April 2018
  • The ethical norms of science communication. Science in Public Conference. Sheffield, July, 2017
  • The (economic) value of science. Australasian Science Communicators Conference. Adelaide, Australia, February 2017
  • Perception of homeopathy by homeopathy users in New Zealand. Science Communicators’ Association of New Zealand Conference. Dunedin, November, 2016
  • The ethical norms of science communication. Science Communicators’ Association of New Zealand Conference. Dunedin, November, 2016
  • Innovation Beyond Growth: Opening the black box of ‘Responsible Stagnation’. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology/ Society for Social Studies of Science joined conference. Barcelona, Spain, September 2016
  • Science Communication and Epistemic Justice. Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference. Istanbul, Turkey, April 2016
  • Scientists Behaving Badly. Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference. Istanbul, Turkey, April 2016
  • Responsible Innovation (RI) and the Steady State: A Case for Responsible Stagnation? Society for then Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies. Montreal, Canada, October 2015
  • Economics’ failure as a social science. Interdisciplinary Social Sciences International Conference: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Contemporary Social Change. Split, Croatia, June 2015
  • Reinterpreting disengagement. International Communication Association. Brisbane, Australia, October 2014
  • The disengaged, non-response and dialogue. European Association for the Study of Science and Technology. Torun, Poland, September 2014
  • The Idiot, the Disengaged, the Counterpublic: Rethinking audiences for science communication. Australasian Science Communicators Conference. Brisbane, Australia, February 2014
  • Valuing the environment in conservation economics: life or lumber? History and Philosophy of Science in Australia: Looking Forward Conference. University of Sydney, Australia, September 2012