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.
The Newsroom Summit 2019 allowed us to connect with editors and collect their ideas on how the news media could improve their reporting on the current climate crisis. (more…)
The landscape of science communication education is diverse and fast-evolving. The QUEST project has mapped the range of different training opportunities that currently exist across Europe. (more…)
The “Train the Scientist!” event in Venice allowed us to explore how appropriate policies, incentives and training can be used to improve science communication. (more…)
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…)
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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.