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Science Communication: Main

Welcome to your one-stop resource guide for Science Communication!


Welcome to NUS Libraries' resource guide for Science Communication.

Science communicators develop strategies and methods to encourage informed decisions about the big scientific issues (CPAS). Through effective communication techniques, experts (e.g. scientists) are able to engage and inform non-experts (e.g. public members) on scientific matters and increase the awareness and understanding of science in the society. An informed public has the capacity to think, digest and make sound decisions on the matter of science (e.g. policies) in a democratic society. On the other hand, scientists can communicate their ideas and findings more effectively to each other as well.

Select the tabs above to find out more about the following resources we have for you:

  • Databases:
    • Recommended Science, Social Science and Education databases for searching journals, articles, theses etc
  • Journals:
    • Sample list of high impact journals relating to Science Communication
  • Books & eBooks:
    • Sample list of Science Communication books and ebooks, including the subject headings and call numbers used by the library
  • Academic Writing, Presentation & Citing:
    • Guides on writing academic paper, citing references in APA 6th and other styles
  • Statistics
    • Useful statistics datasets and databases for your research
  • ‚ÄčOpen Science
    • Resources related to Open Science and Open Access
  • Library Instruction & Tips:
    • PowerPoint slides and related materials used in Library Tutorials

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What is Science Communication?

"Science isn't finished until it's communicated." - Sir Mark Walport, U.K. Government Chief Scientific Adviser

Research Librarian

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Science Resource Team, NUS Libraries
NUS Science Library
Phone: +65 6516 2454

Research Librarian

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Magdeline Ng
NUS Central Library
Phone: +65 66017116