The EACD Norway together with The Nordic Alliance for Communication & Management are excited to welcome Mike Schaefer, Anne Steenstrup-Duch and Cissi Askwall for a 60 minutes discussion on 2021 Trends in Science Communication – and the role of the Covid-19 pandemic.



Mike Schaefer, Professor of Science Communication at IKMZ, University of Zurich, Switzerland. Fields of interest; Science communication, environmental and climate change communication, public perceptions of science and technology, science-related populism and conspiracy theories.


Anne Steenstrup-Duch, Visibility is key to promote science in society, and with communication she works to engage key stakeholders as well as the general population. SINTEF Energy communication department awarded CHARGE Energy Award: “World’s Best Organisation Brand 2020”. She will also share recent data on trust in vaccines from Norway.


Cissi Askwall is the Secretary General of Vetenskap & Allmänhet, VA (Public & Science) since 2011. This Swedish national non-profit association promotes dialogue and openness between the public and researchers through science communication, public engagement and stakeholder involvement. Cissi has a diploma in journalism and has worked as a news journalist at Swedish Radio and the national news agency TT. She has also been Communication Director at the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and at VA. Cissi is President of the European Science Engagement Association, EUSEA, Board Member of Örebro University and Research Committee Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.



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