April 19, 2016 at 1:10 pm
Attitudes and Perceptions of the Public and Scientists towards Projects that foreground Popular engagement with Science – the Case of Malta’s Café Scientifique
This presentation will discuss the perceptions of and attitudes of the Maltese public and scientists towards Malta’s Café Scientifique, a programme that is meant to engage the public with science. Adopting a mixed-method approach, the presentation will report on the results that emerge from a questionnaire-based survey administered with participants and from interviews conducted with scientists. Direct feedback was also collected from the audience, after the event.
Danielle M Farrugia is a Science and Physics teacher who is currently teaching Physics at Mosta Girls Secondary School. She is a B.Ed graduate in science with specialisation in Physics. She also holds an MSc with distinction in science and society.
Date: Tuesday, 26th April
Speaker: Danielle Farrugia
Venue: Faculty of Education Boardroom, Old Humanities, Rm. 236
Chairperson: Prof Carmel Borg, Editor, Malta Review of Educational research (www.mreronline.org) and Coordinator, MRER Lecture Series