Welcome to the MSCL

The MSCL, together with the Deutsches Museum and the Biotopia Lab/Natural History Museum Bayern, is currently planning an exhibition on the topic of Planetary Health. To support the exhibition team, we are currently seeking an experienced exhibition curator. More information here.

Team as of November 2023

The Munich Science Communication Lab (MSCL) is a non-profit joint initiative of scientists and science communicators that aims at bringing together research about and practice of science communication.

You can find out more on this website about our people and network in our about-us-section. Under news, you can find activities and events or our publications and other research-output.

You can stay up to date with our mailing list. Leave your email address and you will get updates about our projects and information about communicating planetary health.

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    The MSCL was founded in 2021 with the generous support of the VolkswagenFoundation, as one of four projects in the funding program “Science Communication Cubed”.

    The lab is hosted by the Department of Media and Communication at LMU Munich. The Munich Science Communication Lab is jointly led by Executive Director Dr. Bernhard Goodwin and Research Director Dr. Julia Serong.

    The MSCL is a joint initiative by:

    • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
    • Deutsches Museum
    • BIOTOPIA Naturkundemuseum Bayern
    • Helmholtz Munich – German Research Center for Environmental Health
    • MEDIASCHOOL Bayern
    • Technische Universität München (TUM)

    Communicating Planetary Health

    Our current research aims at understanding public communication about planetary health. Find out more about this important and dynamic transdiciplinary field in the report of The Rockefeller Foundation–Lancet Commission on planetary health.