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[ecrea] CFP: III International Conference "Communicating Science in a Changing World"

Sun Jul 22 10:39:55 GMT 2018

III International Conference
18-19 October 2018
University of Beira Interior
Covilhã, Portugal <>

*Call for Papers: submissions accepted until July 31*

The 3rd conference /Communicating Science in a Changing World/ is set up to the 18th and 19th of October, 2018 at UBI, Portugal. Directed to researchers, scientists, journalists, students and librarians, this conference gathers experts from Sciences and Humanities to reflect on the sense and status of Science Communication in a Global and changing environment.

We warmly invite you to submit an abstract within the thematic scope of the event: /Academic Publication, Slow Science, Science in the Media, and Women in Science/. Abstracts must have 1500 to 2500 characters. They must include a title, introduction, object, methodology, analysis and expected results. Authors should also state their name and of their co-authors, the institution they represent, and a contact-email.

/Abstract Submission
/All abstracts must be submitted by e-mail (Format: .rtf, .doc or .odt) to the following address: (comunicarciencia /at/ <mailto:(comunicarciencia /at/>
We will not be able to accept papers submitted in .PDF.

/Selection criteria/
Both proposals and full papers will be subject to a double blind peer review process.

/Topics of Interest/
• Science Publication
• Publication integrity
• Libraries and virtualization
• Bibliometrics and science evaluation
• Science policies and funding
• Science evaluation
• Slow Science
• Research ethics
• Design and visual display of scientific data
• Communicating science to scientists and to the general public
• Qualitative indexes, directorys and journal databases
• Information and knowledge management
• Altmetrics and online academic tools
• Data mining

/Working Languages/
Portuguese, English, Spanish, and French.

/Conference outputs/
Papers presented at the conference can be submitted the journal Communication Studies (ISSN: 1646-4974) currently indexed in Scopus, ERIH, DOAJ, EBSCO, Latindex, Redib et alia; and to Eikon (ISSN: 2183-6426), indexed in Redib and DOAJ. Selected papers will be published in a book (not as proceedings). Accepted languages for this publication are english and portuguese. This book will have a paperback edition, and an Open Access electronic edition, to maximize its dissemination.

/For further inquiry into the conference, please contact:/
Anabela Gradim ((anabela.gradim /at/ <mailto:(anabela.gradim /at/>)
Catarina Moura ((cmoura /at/ <mailto:(cmoura /at/>)
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