After completing a PhD on scientists' views on philosophy of science at University College London, I worked as a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge on the public understanding of risk and energy policy, and more recently at Imperial College London on public understanding of environmental change.
- BSc Physics & Philosophy (King's College London)
- MSc Philosophy & History of Science (King's College London)
- PhD Science & Technology Studies (University College London)
Newest selected publications
Mendel, J. and Riesch, H. (Accepted) 'Gadflies biting science communication: engagement, tricksters and ambivalence online'. Science Communication. ISSN: 1075-5470 Open Access Link
Pinto, B. and Riesch, H. (Accepted) 'Are audiences receptive to humour in popular science articles? An exploratory study using articles on environmental issues'. JCOM : Journal of Science Communication. ISSN: 1824-2049 Open Access Link
Riesch, H., Potter, C. and Davies, L. (2017) 'What is public engagement, and what is it for? A study of scientists’ and science communicators’ views'. Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society. ISSN: 0270-4676 Open Access Link
Prainsack, B. and Riesch, H. (2016) 'Interdisciplinarity Reloaded? Drawing lessons from “Citizen Science”', in Frickel, S., Albert, M. and Prainsack, B. (eds.) Investigating Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Theory and Practice across Disciplines. Rutgers University Press.
Riesch, H. (2016) 'Humour, Science and Seriousness', in Burguete, M. (ed.) Humanities As Science Matters: History, Philosophy & Arts. Pantaneto Press. pp. 185 - 205.