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Public Understanding of Science



The statistics shown below contain data since 1 November 2018.
Basic Information

Publisher: SAGE
Founded in: 1992
URL: https://journals.sagepub.com/home/pus
Twitter: @SciPublic
Rank:
• 13/86 in Communication (Web of Science 2017)
Category: Communication

Authors per paper:
     Average: 2.6
     Median: 1
References per paper:
     Average: 50
     Median: 48
Altmetric Attention Score per paper:
     Average: 9.9
     Median: 2

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Latest papers

Book review: Meyer G The Science Communication Challenge: Truth and Disagreement in Democratic Knowledge Societies
Public Understanding of Science 2019-03-14

Book review: Paul Warde, Libby Robbin and Sverker Sörlin The Environment – A History of the Idea
Public Understanding of Science 2019-03-14

Hot topics in science communication: Aggressive language decreases trustworthiness and credibility in scientific debates
Public Understanding of Science 2019-03-08

Beyond reporting statistical significance: Identifying informative effect sizes to improve scientific communication
Public Understanding of Science 2019-03-08

Disgusting microbes: The effect of disgust on perceptions of risks related to modifying microbiomes
Public Understanding of Science 2019-03-05

1900 – Popular science as the work of Lucifer: The tensions between ‘enlightenment of the people’ and ‘popular science’ in Denmark
Public Understanding of Science 2019-02-22

Distinguishing scientific knowledge: The impact of different measures of knowledge on genetically modified food attitudes
Public Understanding of Science 2019-02-15

The public uptake of information about antibiotic resistance in the Netherlands
Public Understanding of Science 2019-02-13

Comparing science communication theory with practice: An assessment and critique using Australian data
Public Understanding of Science 2019-02-13

Book review: Alan G. Gross, The Scientific Sublime: Popular Science Unravels the Mysteries of the Universe
Public Understanding of Science 2019-02-07

Negotiating climate change: A frame analysis of COP21 in British, American, and Chinese news media
Public Understanding of Science 2019-02-06

Conversion messages and attitude change: Strong arguments, not costly signals
Public Understanding of Science 2019-01-10

Book review: Maria E Gigante Introducing science through images: Cases of visual popularization
Public Understanding of Science 2019-01-10

Content, evaluations and influences in newspaper coverage of predictive genetic testing: A comparative media content analysis from the United Kingdom and Switzerland
Public Understanding of Science 2018-12-25

‘I’d like to report a suspicious looking tree’: Public concern, public attention and the nature of reporting about ash dieback in the United Kingdom
Public Understanding of Science 2018-12-14

Impactful papers (6 months)

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Cited median publication year:
2012