As part of the continuous workshop series by and for the ISC Science Communications Network, we gathered for an interactive session to discuss best practices in accessible and inclusive science communication.
Watch the recordings, download the slides, and connect with the speakers:
📌 Decolonizing and re-imagining scientific conceptual vocabularies
👋 Follow Divine at @divinefuh
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Speakers and presentations
Molly Gavriel, the Developer Society (DEV)
In her role as Partnerships Manager, Molly works with partners to maximize the impact of their digital projects, from supporting them to develop a great brief to connecting them to the right opportunities and networks that will see their projects grow.
Paul Evans, the Developer Society (DEV)
As Creative Director and co-founder of the Developer Society (DEV), it’s been Paul’s privilege to draw alongside his partners, get to know them, and walk with them on their journey. Shepherding a project through early facilitated workshops, through the creative process, and out the other side.
The Developer Society (DEV) | @devsociety_ is a fully not for profit co-op digital agency working exclusively with charities, NGOs and activists. It works with some of the biggest and most impactful organizations in the UK and globally, creating technology to help make the world a better place.
Divine Fuh, @divinefuh
Divine Fuh is a social anthropologist at the University of Cape Town, and Director of HUMA – Institute for Humanities in Africa. His work focuses on the politics of suffering and smiling amongst African urban youth, the political economy of Pan African knowledge production, and ethics of AI.
Clark is a media futurist, journalist, and strategist whose work connects ideas across art, technology, and politics. She founded Dot Connector Studio in November 2013—clients have included the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ford Foundation, the Knight Foundation, the Wikimedia Foundation, the Internet Archive, and other philanthropic and media organizations. She is the co-author of Making a New Reality: A toolkit for inclusive media futures (makinganewreality.org), published in 2020. In 2016, she co-founded Immerse (immerse.news) — an online publication designed to spur creative discussion of emerging storytelling—and now serves as its publisher.
Susanne Koch, @sus_koch
Susanne Kochis currently a visiting scholar of the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, and the Chair of Forest and Environmental Policy, Technical University of Munich (TUM). She is also an affiliate of the Global Research Programme on Inequality (GRIP),and research fellow at CREST and the DSI-NRF Centre of Excellence in STI Policy, Stellenbosch University. Holding a PhD in sociology, she works at the interface of science and environmental studies. Her research focuses on gender- and geography-related inequalities and their epistemic effects in forest research, and the role of knowledge diversity in the context of societal transformation; for both themes, conferences as spaces of science communication play a crucial role.
Alison Meston, Moderator
ISC Communications Director