Academic career and teaching activities

Full Professor of Sociology of Science and Communication, Science and Technology at the University of Trento and has been visiting professor in Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania

Research work

He is the author of  several books (published in more than twenty countries) and papers in journals such as Nature and Science. Among his books in English: Science and the Media (Routledge, 1998); Science in Society (Routledge, 2004); Beyond Technocracy (Springer, 2009); Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology (new ed. 2014, with B. Trench, Routledge) and the 4 vols. anthology The Public Communication of Science (Routledge, 2016).

Memberships in societies and scientific committees

He is the editor of the international peer reviewed journal Public Understanding of Science (Sage) and a member of the scientific committe of Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Network.