We often publish new research. At least, that’s the plan. This research can be found by visiting John Besley and Anthony Dudo’s Google Scholar Pages. That being said, some key publications we often point people to include:
Our most comprehensive recent attempt to provide a theoretical argument for ‘Strategic as Planned Behavior’ …
- Besley, J. C., & Dudo, A. (2022, In press). Strategic communication as planned behavior for science and risk communication: A theory-based approach to studying communicator choice. Risk Analysis
Our most comprehensive study of scientists’ perceptions of communication objectives (but mostly trustworthiness related) …
- Besley, J. C., Dudo, A., & Yuan, S. (2018). Scientists’ views about communication objectives. Public Understanding of Science, 27(6), 708-730.
Our most comprehensive studies of scientists’ perceptions of communication tactics (again, mostly trustworthiness related) …
- Besley, J. C., Newman, T. P., Dudo, A., & Tiffany, L. A. (2021). American scientists’ willingness to use different communication tactics. Science Communication, 43(4), 486-507.
- Besley, J. C., O’Hara, K., & Dudo, A. (2019). Strategic science communication as planned behavior: Understanding scientists’ willingness to choose specific tactics. PLoS ONE, 14(10), e0224039.
Our most comprehensive study of scientists’ overall willingness to engage …
- Besley, J. C., Dudo, A., Yuan, S., & Lawrence, F. (2018). Understanding scientists’ willingness to engage. Science Communication, 40(5), 559-590.
Our most recent study of science communication training programs in North America …
- Dudo, A., Besley, J. C., & Yuan, S. (2021). Science communication training in North America: Preparing whom to do what with what effect? Science Communication, 43(1), 33-63.
A study that describes how we think about trust and trustworthiness …
- Besley, J. C., Lee, N. M., & Pressgrove, G. (2021). Reassessing the variables used to measure public perceptions of scientists. Science Communication, 43(1), 3-32.
In recent years, a number of foundations have also supported ‘landscaping’ studies aimed at using qualitative, semi-structured interviews to better understand how specific groups in the scientific community think about communication.
- Besley, J.C., Peterman, K., Black-Maier, A., Robertson Evia, J. (2021) The (Very Limited) Evidence Base for Basic-Science-Specific Science Communication in Key Communication Journals. (Supported by the Kavli Foundation as part of the Science Public Engagement Partnership
- Heslop, C., Dudo, A., and Besley, J. (2021). Landscape of the UK science engagement training community. Center for Media Engagement. (supported by the Rita Allen Foundation)
- Dudo, A., Besley, J. C., & Bennett, N. (2020). Landscape of Science Communication Fellowship Programs in North America. (Supported by the Rita Allen Foundation)
- Yuan, S., Dudo, A., & Besley, J. C. (2018). Landscaping Overview of Organizational Support for Public Engagement from Scientific Societies. (Supported by the Rita Allen Foundation, the Kavli Foundation, and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation)
- Dudo, A., & Besley, J. C. (2018).Identifying Best Practices for Communications Workforce for Science Philanthropies. (Supported by the Rita Allen Foundation, the John Templeton Foundation)
We also sometimes share our results through The Converation.org.