PhD Training Week - MODULE 5

30mar2:00 pm4:00 pmPhD Training Week - MODULE 52:00 pm - 4:00 pm via Venezia 13

Event Details

The module is organized in two parts. The first will introduce the main theoretical foundations on which public engagement is based; the second will provide some suggestions in order to design and to realize public engagement activities.


(Thursday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Aula EF6 Ex-Fiat Building - University of Padua

via Venezia 13

Speakers for this event

  • Federico Neresini

    Federico Neresini

    Professor of Digital Sociology

    University of Padua

    Federico Neresini (PhD) is Professor of Digital
    Sociology at the University of Padua, where he also teaches Sociology of Innovation.
    He is the coordinator of the PhD Programme in “Social Sciences” and the PaSTIS research Unit (Padova Science, Technology and Innovation Studies –,
    within which he is leading in particular the TIPS project (Technoscientific
    Issue in the Public Sphere – Graduated in Sociology, Neresini obtained a PhD in
    Sociology and Social Research at the University of Trento. He is a co-founder of
    STS-Italia (Italian Society of Social Studies on Science and Technology) and a
    member of the scientific committee of the journal “Rassegna Italiana di Sociologia”
    and “Tecnoscienza”. His main research interests are in the field of science and
    technology studies, in particular on construction processes of scientific
    knowledge and on science in the media, mainly focusing on biomedical research,
    nanotechnology and other emerging technoscientific domains. During the last
    years his research activities are also addressing the relationship between
    big-data and scientific research activities, as well as the implications for
    the social sciences of the availability of large amounts of digital data
    through the web. He has published essays and articles in many international
    journals (among which Nature, Science, Public Understanding of Science, European
    Journal of Social Psychology, Science Communication, PLOS ONE).

    Professor of Digital Sociology

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