A load off your mind reading list

You can view the laundromat workbook here (pdf).

Our first publication about the laundromat as a workshop is The ‘Engagement Incubator’: using design to stimulate reflexivity about public engagement with science published in 2022 in JCOM (view pdf).

See also these blog posts: 


These are references from our scicomm 101 presentation (that you'll spin through as part of the a load off your mind experience), or that you might find interesting:

Cormick, C. (2020). Top tips for getting your science out there. Nature. https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-00239-6

Davies, S. R., & Horst, M. (2016). Science communication: culture, identity and citizenship. London: Palgrave Macmillan. (View pdf)

Horst, M., Davies, S. R., & Irwin, A. (2017). Reframing Science Communication. In The Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (Fourth Edition, pp. 881–907). The MIT Press. (View pdf)

Horst, M. (2013). A Field of Expertise, the Organization, or Science Itself? Scientists’ Perception of Representing Research in Public Communication. Science Communication, 1075547013487513. https://doi.org/10.1177/1075547013487513 (View pdf)

Lewis, S., & Russell, A. (2011). Being embedded: A way forward for ethnographic research. Ethnography, 12(3), 398–416. https://doi.org/10.1177/1466138110393786 (View pdf)

Nisbet, M. C., & Markowitz, E. (2015). Public Engagement Research and Major Approaches (p. 45) [Commissioned annotated bibliography]. Leshner Leadership Institute, American Association for the Advancement of Science. https://www.aaas.org/sites/default/files/content_files/Biblio_PublicEngagement_FINAL11.25.15.pdf

Salmon, R. A., Priestley, R. K., & Goven, J. (2017). The reflexive scientist: an approach to transforming public engagement. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 7(1), 53–68.(View pdf) 

Salmon, R. A., & Roop, H. A. (2019). Bridging the gap between science communication practice and theory: Reflecting on a decade of practitioner experience using polar outreach case studies to develop a new framework for public engagement design. Polar Record, 1–14. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0032247418000608 (View pdf)

Wilsdon, J., & Willis, R. (2004). See-through science: why public engagement needs to move upstream. London: Demos. (View pdf) 




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