What QUEST is
QUEST defines, measures and supports quality in science communication. The project will develop tools and guidelines for improving effectiveness in dialogue between science and wider publics.
How QUEST works
We are a team of experts, scholars and media professionals across Europe who have come together to investigate current issues in science communication. We will develop tools, recommendations and guidelines for communicators and practitioners working in the fields of journalism, social media, and museums.
We believe there is a particular urgency to cultivate quality and effectiveness in the highly contested areas of vaccines, global warming, and artificial intelligence.
Journalism everywhere is in a process of huge upheaval. As traditional business models change in response to digital innovation, so journalists have seen huge transformations in their ways of working. Science journalism too is facing all of these pressures. (more…)
European Researchers’ Night was a unique opportunity for us to engage with the wider public and share our mission of determining quality in science communication. Read on to find out about our various activities in Venice, Rome, Tallinn and Dublin. (more…)
The QUEST project is designing new AI tools that will help science journalists contextualise their stories and tailor them to different types of news audiences. (more…)
Science communication professionals and audiences recently got together to explore ideas for good science communication at the Opinion Festival in Paide, Estonia. (more…)
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We at QUEST aim to define, measure and support quality and effectiveness in science and technology communication. QUEST is a #H2020 project.