FAQ

Do I need to be an academic to contribute?

Absolutely not. Science for PR invites both academic researches and practitioners to contribute content to the site.

What makes something 'scientific' anyway?

Science in an academic setting follows a rigorous process which is often referred to as the ‘scientific method’: Observations are made, questions are asked about the observations which then lead to hypotheses, those hypotheses are next tested through data collection (new observations or experiments, in the social sciences the latter will be less common than the first), with ultimately at the end the possible introduction of new or refined theories which trigger themselves new observations. Which then makes the cycle start all over again. Although the academic contributors to Science for PR will not fail to meet these criteria, for non-academic practitioners softened criteria will be allowed: as ‘science’ is accepted any approach of communications which is data-driven, whereby data has been collected in a methodologically transparent (thus replicable) manner.

Should I send you my product / service press releases?

Please don’t. Corporate news from vendors will not be covered on the site and only in very rare occasions, when the angle of a preconceived piece warrants it, will a specific product or service be covered.

How can I make my brand visible on the site?

You can become a Sponsor and have your logo featured on the homepage. Contact us to find out about conditions. Another way to be visible is to donate through becoming a Patron. You will be listed as a Bronze, Silver or Gold Patron with your company name and function on the site.

Should I send you my book for review?

You can but we prefer that you don’t. Do feel free to notify us of your book and we will take a look for sure. A book needs to be made available in print to be considered for review.