Dominique Brossard’s research program focuses on the intersection between science, media and policy. Brossard studies the public opinion dynamics in the context of controversial scientific innovations, such as biotechnology, stem cell research, nanotechnology and nuclear energy. She is particularly interested in understanding the role of values in shaping public attitudes, and in cross-cultural analysis of […]
I am the John E. Ross Professor in Science Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. My research deals with the public opinion dynamics surrounding controversial science, focusing particularly on the interplay among media, policy actors and lay audiences. In those areas, I have consulted for Porter Novelli, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, and […]
I will be broadening our audience for science activities we offer. The goal is to build relationships with after school settings and help parent engagement.
I am the lab manager for the Embedded Teaching Labs in the Discovery Building, and I manage the Discovery Shared Research Equipment Program. My goal is to work with campus researchers and technology partners to bring in state-of-the-art equipment to further Institute and campus goals. I am always seeking input from researchers and technology suppliers […]
The outreach team works hard to develop educational experiences to engage learners of all ages with the fascinating science research topics that are studied within the Morgridge Institute for Research and at UW-Madison. We collaborate with faculty, researchers, and students to translate their discoveries into unique and enriching outreach programs, including; K-12 field trips, summer […]