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Dr Hauke Riesch

Dr Hauke Riesch
Lecturer in Sociology

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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., Emmerich, N. and Wainwright, S. (2018) 'Philosophies and Sociologies of Bioethics: Crossing the divides'. Springer. 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

Journal article

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

Journal article

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

Journal article

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. pp. 194 - 212. ISBN 10: 0813585880. ISBN 13: 9780813585895.

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