Understanding Current Practices of Science Communication in Serbia and Albania

(...) Science Communication in Southeastern Europe is a reflection of the larger challenges sciences and research are facing. There has been chronicle underinvestment in education and science in recent decades in the region. In addition, the social norms have given little weight to research and science. Numerous scandals over plagiarism and diploma mills and the lack of any serious consequents in the region highlight the challenges faced.

This study examined in particular science communication in Albania and Serbia, highlighting considerable similarities between the two countries. In the three aspects of science communication explored here--communication within the community, communication with the policy environment and with the larger public--a number of patterns emerge. (...)

Document type
  • Report


Publication Year


Florian Bieber (Introduction & Conclusion); Blerjana Bino (Albania); Marko Kmezić (Introduction & Conclusion) Irena Myzeqari (Albania); Aleksandar Pavlović (Serbia) Tara Tepavac (Serbia);
Geographical focus
  • Albania
  • Serbia
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

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Modified on January 31, 2018