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Welcome to the Public Engagement in Science and Technology Adelaide (PESTA) research group at the University of Adelaide.

Our aim is to improve the quality and effectiveness of various forms of public engagement in science and technology through collaborative research and novel innovations within scientific practice.

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Explore our research aims, methods and approaches and how you can get involved.

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Latest news

08

Apr

Public engagement in controversial fields: Vaccine hesitancy, marine science and climate change

On 30 March 2022, we were joined by Assoc Prof Katie Attwell, Dr Zoë Doubleday and Dr Josh Wodak for a panel discussion on public engagement within controversial fields. 

14

Mar

PESTA seminar (30.03.22)

Public engagement in controversial fields: Vaccine hesitancy, marine science and climate change

04

Mar

Community Attitudes Toward Gene Editing in the Red Meat Sector

New research by the Food Values Research Group sheds light on community attitudes towards the use of gene editing in the beef industry.

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