Latest News: Call for Papers
We are organizing the post-conference Authentic Voices in Science Communication at the 73rd Annual Conference of the ICA on May 30, 2023.
You can find more information on the post-conference and the call here.

About Us

Team as of Nov. 2022

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 “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
  • Technische Universität München (TUM)

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    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.


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