Falade, B. (2019). Leveraging media informatics for the surveillance and understanding of disease outbreaks. South African Journal of Science, 115(3-4), 75-83.

Joubert, M. (2019). Scaling new heights in Switzerland. Journal of Science Communication, 18(04) R01.

Joubert, M; Davis, L; Metcalfe, J. (2019). Storytelling: the soul of science communication. Journal of Science Communication, 18(5), E1.

Riedlinger, Michelle; Metcalfe, Jenni; Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet; Entradas, Marta; Joubert, Marina; Massarani, L. (2019). Telling stories in science communication: case studies of scholar-practitioner collaboration. Journal of Science Communication, 18(5), N01.

Weingart, P. & Joubert, M. 2019. The conflation of motives of science communication – causes, consequences, remedies. Journal of Science Communication, 18(03) Y01.


Falade, B. (2018). Cultural differences and confidence in institutions: Comparing Africa and the USA. South African Journal of Science, 114(5-6), 32-39.

Falade, B. A., & Bauer, M. W. (2018). ‘I have faith in science and in God’: Common sense, cognitive polyphasia and attitudes to science in Nigeria. Public Understanding of Science, 27(1), 29-46.

Guenther, L., & Joubert, M. (2018). Support for research in climate change and nuclear energy, but less so for fracking: Born-free South Africans’ attitudes towards scientific controversiesAfrican Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 10 (1) 114 – 124.

Guenther, L., & Weingart, P. (2018). Promises and reservations towards science and technology among South African publics: A culture-sensitive approach. Public Understanding of Science, 27(1) 47–58.

Guenther, L; Weingart, P and Meyer, C. (2018). “Science is Everywhere, but No One Knows It”: Assessing the Cultural Distance to Science of Rural South African Publics. Environmental Communication: 1-16.

Joubert, M. 2018. 1967: Reflections on the first human heart transplant and its impact on medicine, media and society. Public Understanding of Science. 27(1)110 – 114.

Meyer, C., Guenther, L. & Joubert, M. 2018. The Draw-a-Scientist Test in an African context: comparing students’ (stereotypical) images of scientists across university faculties. Research in Science & Technological Education, 37(1).


Guenther, L. & Joubert, M. (2017). Science communication as a field of research: identifying trends, challenges and gaps by analysing research papers. Journal of Science Communication, 16(02) A02.

Guenther, L., & Kessler, S.H. (2017). Epistemological dimensions on screen: The role of television presentations in changing conceptions about the nature of knowledge and knowing. Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research, 42(4), 481-501.

Joubert, M. & Guenther, L. (2018). In the footsteps of Einstein, Sagan and Barnard: Identifying South Africa’s most visible scientists. South African Journal of Science. 113(11/12). (Editors’ choice and cover story).

Joubert, M. (2018). Chris Barnard: South Africa’s fallible king of hearts. South African Journal of Science. 113(11/12).

Kessler, S.H. & Guenther, L. (2017). Eyes on the frame: Explaining people’s online searching behaviour in response to TV consumption. Internet Research, 27(2), 303-320.

Weingart, P. (2017). “Wahres Wissen” und demokratisch verfasste Gesellschaft. Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 67(13), 11-16.


Guenther, L., & Weingart, P. (2016). A unique fingerprint? Factors influencing attitudes towards science and technology in South Africa. South African Journal of Science, Vol 112 No 7/8

Guenther, L., & Ruhrmann, G. (2016). Scientific evidence and mass media: Investigating the journalistic intention to represent scientific uncertainty. Public Understanding of Science, 25(8): 927-943. DOI: 10.1177/0963662515625479.

Ndlovu, H., Joubert, M. & Boshoff, N., 2016. Public science communication in Africa: views and practices of academics at the National University of Science and Technology in ZimbabweJournal of Science Communication, 15(6): A05.

Maier, M., Milde, J., Post, S., Guenther, L., Ruhrmann, G., & Barkela, B. (2016). Communicating scientific evidence: Scientists’, journalists’ and audience expectations and evaluations regarding the representation of scientific uncertainty. Communications: The European Journal of Communication Research. 40(1) 124–141.

Rosen, C.*, Guenther, L.*, & Froehlich, K.* (2016). The question of newsworthiness: A cross-comparison among science journalists’ selection criteria in Argentina, France, and Germany. Science Communication, 38(3), 328-355. (* equal contribution).

Van Schalkwyk F., Canares M., Chattapadhyay S. & Andrason A. (2016). Open Data Intermediaries in Developing Countries. Journal of Community Informatics 12(2).

Weingart, P., & Guenther, L. (2016). Science communication and the issue of trust. Journal of Science Communication (JCOM), 15(5).

Weingart, P., & Wormer, H. (2016). Wissenschaftskommunikation als demokratisches Grundprinzip. TATuP – Zeitschrift des ITAS zur Technikfolgenabschätzung, 25(1), 8-16.

Weitze, M.D. & Weingart, P. (2016). Technikfolgenabschätzung. Theorie und Praxis. Vol. 25. 1. (April): Schlüsselideen, Akteure und Formate der Technikkommunikation.


Van Schalkwyk F., Willmers M. & McNaughton M. (2015). Viscous Open Data: The Roles of Intermediaries in an Open Data Ecosystem. Journal of Information Technology for Development. DOI: 10.1080/02681102.2015.1081868.

Weingart, P. (2015). Nostalgia for the world without numbers. Soziale Welt, 66(2), 243-250.

Willmers M., Van Schalkwyk F. & Schonwetter T. (2015). Licensing Open Data in Developing Coun-tries: The Case of the Kenyan and City of Cape Town Open Data Initiatives. African Journal of Information and Communication, 16: 26-37.