Munich Science Communication Lab

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.

You can stay up to date with our mailing list. There you will get updates about our projects and information about communicating planetary health. You might also want to follow us on twitter @msc_lab.

About Us

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.

The MSCL was founded in 2021 with the generous support of the VolkswagenFoundation, as one of four projects in the funding program “Wissenschaftskommunikation hoch drei”.

The MSCL is hosted by the Department of Media and Communication at LMU Munich.

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The Munich Science Communication Lab is jointly lead by Executive Director Dr. Bernhard Goodwin and Research Director Dr. Julia Serong. Other members of the Executive Board are: Prof. Dr. Hans-Bernd Brosius, Prof. Dr. Michael John Gorman, Prof. Dr. Christof Mauch, Prof. Dr. Eva Rehfuess, Prof. Dr. Constanze Rossmann and Prof. Dr. Helmuth Trischler.


The Munich Science Communication Lab is a joint initiative by:

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


The Munich Science Communication Lab is supported by

The MSCL is a member of the Planetary Health Alliance and has signed the São Paulo Declaration on Planetary Health.