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
Riesch, H. (2019) 'Science, Proof, and Law', in Ritzer, G. (ed.) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology: Index. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. pp. 1 - 5. ISBN 13: 9781405124331.
Riesch, H., Emmerich, N. and Wainwright, S. (2018) 'Philosophies and Sociologies of Bioethics: Crossing the divides'. Springer International Publishing. ISSN 10: 331992737X ISSN 13: 9783319927374
Mendel, J. and Riesch, H. (2017) 'Gadflies biting science communication: engagement, tricksters and ambivalence online'. Science Communication, 39 (5). pp. 673 - 684. ISSN: 1075-5470 Open Access Link
Pinto, B. and Riesch, H. (2017) 'Are audiences receptive to humour in popular science articles? An exploratory study using articles on environmental issues'. JCOM : Journal of Science Communication, 16 (04). pp. 1 - 12. 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, 36 (3). pp. 179 - 189. ISSN: 0270-4676 Open Access Link