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 QUEST project has come to a close
After two years of research, analysis, writing, designing and finally publishing our tools and repors, our Horizon 2020 project has now released all of its resources aiming to support quality science communication. (more…)
Policies and incentives to support quality science communication
Our new factsheets give recommendations for creating contexts that promote quality science communication by researchers and research institutions, journalists and the media sector, museums and on social media. (more…)
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Academic Writing for Museum Communicators: The QUEST Academic Writing Handbook
The handbook aims to empower museum professionals to write and publish their work in academic journals by outlining the journey of writing an academic paper from start to finish and providing advice on how to set up an academic writing group. (more…)
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The QUEST Podcast – Episode 6: Media’s coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic
The coronavirus has rarely been out of the news since it started spreading across Europe and around the world in early 2020. The final episode of our podcast discusses how the news media has covered the health crisis in a context where public concern is at an all-time high but little trustworthy information is available.…
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