Position History of Science/Science Communication

The University of Trento announces the following selection procedure by comparative evaluation at the Department of Sociology and Social Research:
One senior researcher on a fixed-term non-renewable contract of employment for three years, academic recruitment field 11/C2 (Logic, History and Philosophy of Science) – academic discipline M-STO/05 (History of Science and Technology).
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What scientific projects receive crowdfunding online?

About crowdfunding science and panda bears

The study at hand shows that projects presented on science-only crowdfunding platforms have a higher success rate. 
At the same time, projects are more likely to be successful if their presentation includes visualizations and humor, the lower their targeted funding is, the less personal data potential donors have to relinquish and the more interaction between researchers and donors is possible.

by Mike S. Schäfer, Julia Metag, Jessica Feustle and Livia Herzog