Professor of Communications, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM); Researcher, Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST) (Montréal, QC)
Bernard Schiele is a Researcher at the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST), and Professor of Communications at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM).
Professor Schiele frequently teaches and lectures in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has been working for a number of years on the socio-dissemination of science and technology. He played a significant role in the creation of the master’s program in museology at UQAM as well as the development of an international PhD in museology in partnership with the Université d’Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse (UAPV). Professor Schiele is a member of several national and international committees and is a regular consultant on scientiﬁc culture matters to governmental bodies and public organizations. He is a founding and current member of the scientiﬁc committee of the International Network on Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST). He has chaired the International Scientiﬁc Advisory Committee for the China Science and Technology Museum in Beijing and the scientiﬁc committee for the 2012 International Conference on Science Communication in Nancy, France.
In 2012, Professor Schiele was recognized with the Annual International Achievement Award from the International Council of Museums Canada (ICOM).
Session: How can we understand and respond to people’s rejection of science?
Find out more about Professor Schiele in this interview with the ASC.