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China Science Media Center
China Science Media Center (ChinaSMC) is dedicated to promoting the interaction between scientists and media, constructing sci & tech information platform for the public who could access to accurate, authoritative and timely information, especially supplying information and channels on focal issues and emergent issues, therefore enhancing the science communication capacity of scientist and journalist, fostering the academic exchange and cooperation with other SMCs and relevant institutions.
China Research Institute for Science Popularization (CRISP) is the umbrella organization of ChinaSMC; ChinaSMC is the entity without legal personality and non-profit organization. ChinaSMC obeys the Constitution, Law, Legislation and policies.
The functions of ChinaSMC including:
Science communication activities organizing: ChinaSMC would carry out science communication activities based on the focal and emerging issues, formulating the effective cooperation system between scientist and media, meeting the requirements of scientists, journalists and decision-makers.
Scientists’ database construction: ChinaSMC would construct scientists’ database, relying on institutions, universities, research organizations and learned societies, serving science community.
Capacity building training: ChinaSMC would carry out capacity building training for scientists, journalists, to promote their science communication capacity and enhance the effectiveness of science communication towards the public.
Theory and practice research: ChinaSMC would focus it research on science media, carrying out research projects about science media of the mass media, the interaction between scientists and the media,etc., creating an benign atmosphere of science communication.
Academic exchange: ChinaSMC would promote academic exchange activities with other relevant organizations, introduce and translate prominent publications of other countries, compile textbooks and handbooks for scientists and journalist on science communication. And also ChinaSMC would join the international network of SMC and make its contribution to the development of international network of SMC.

China science media centre office members

  
Director: Zhao Lixin, vice director of Institute of science Chinese
Deputy director: Deputy Director Zhong Qi
Members: Huang Xiaochun
Xia Ruijun
Wang Yue

Scientists and Media: Face to Face Program

  
Original of the Activity
•During the Annual Conference of CAST in 2010, the President of CAST, Han Qide, called on Carrying Science Communication Activities on the basis of Focal and
Hot Issues.
Based on this proposal,
scientists and media:
face to face came into being.
•Launched since 2011


Background
•The phenomenon of keeping silence of
scientists.
•The public shows a real
thirst for science
information during
focal issues.
•The gap between
scientist and the public,
and the media.

Function
•Fulfilling three functions:
Science communication requirements...
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Working with us
China Science Media Center (ChinaSMC) is dedicated to promoting the interaction between scientists and media, constructing sci & tech information platform for the public who could access to accurate, authoritative and timely information, especially supplying information ...[Detail]
For Journalists
The Science Media Centre provides journalists with what they need in the timeframe they need it, from interviews with leading experts to timely press briefings on topical issues.
For scientists
As well as providing advice and support to scientists already engaging with the media, the Science Media Centre runs events to introduce experts to what that involves.
For press officers
Primarily a press office, the Science Media Centre works closely with press officers from universities, industry, research funders and leading science and engineering institutions.

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