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Adriana Valente

Nome: Adriana Cognome: Valente

Ruolo: Dirigente di ricerca

Telefono: +39 06 492724 237

Sede: Sede di Roma, Via Palestro 32

E-mail: adriana.valente@cnr.it

Work experience

 Since 2009: Research Director at CNR. Management and coordination of research activities within the CNR Research Unit “Social Studies of Science, Education, Communication” that includes science-society research activities in 3 National Research Councoil Institutes (Irpps of Rome, Irea of Milano, IFC of Pisa)

2013-2014: Contract professor at Università Telematica Internazionale Uninettuno, Course “Introduzione alla sociologia della comunicazione”

2011-2013: Guest professor at Master Science Communication, Sissa, Trieste, “Partecipazione e innovazione”, seminar in the course Comunicare l’innovazione

2005-2009: Guest professor at University Roma Tre, “Comunicazione della scienza ed educazione”, seminar in Master “Ingegneria ed economia dell’ambiente e del territorio” and supervisor of theses

2005: Guest professor at University of Bologna, seminar in the course “Bioetica e responsabilità della scienza e tecnologia”

2003: Guest professor at University of Urbino, “Comunicazione dei processi culturali”, lecture in the Master “Progettazione e gestione di servizi documentari avanzati”

2002: Guest professor at University of Firenze and University of Tirana, “Information and knowledge management”, lectures in the course on Cultural Heritage

1996-2001: Guest professor at Sapienza Università di Roma, “Documentazione e comunicazione” lectures in the course of "Documentazione" and supervisor of theses

1992-1997: Contract professor at University Lumsa of Rome, Course of "Sistemi Informativi" and supervisor of theses

1994-1996: Contract professor at University of Macerata, Course of "Informatica applicata agli archivi" and supervisor of theses

1993-1996: Contract professor at Sapienza Università di Roma, Course of "Sistemi Informativi e documentali" and supervisor of theses

1990-1995: Contract professor at  University IUM of Naples, Course of "Sistemi Informativi per I beni archivistici" and supervisor of theses

1989-1997: Guest professor at Sapienza Università di Roma, “Organizzazione delle informazioni e accesso alle conoscenze” , lectures in the “Corso di Perfezionamento in Informatica Giuridica”

1988: Researcher at CNR, research activity in the field of science & society, information and knowledge management, sociology of science.

Education and training

1978-1982: Degree cum laude in Law at University of Naples Federico II

1996-2000: Degree magna cum laude in Social communication at Pontificia Universitas Gregoriana

Responsible of Current Research projects

2015-2018: International coordinator of Erasmus + project DESCI: Developing and Evaluating Skills for Creativity and Innovation

2017-2019: National coordinator of Erasmus+ project DYIPES (participative approach to increase participation and engagement of high school students). Leader of WP2 PES curricula assessment

2015-2016:  Project creator and co-responsible of Pamphili-Scienza, project of science education, dissemination and participation to foster dialogue between science and society 

2011-2016: National coordinator of FP7 project REPOPA. Leader of WP4 Implementation and Guidance Development.

2013-2016: Scientific responsible of the unit CNR SCE-Science Communication and Education of IRPPS-CNR for the FP7 Project Scicafe 2.0

2015-2016: Scientific coordinator of WP8-Divulgazione e integrazione dei risultati scientifici nel dibattito pubblico e nei processi decisionali of the "Progetto Premiale AQUA"

2012-2016: Italian scientific responsible of the International project coordinated by University of Montpellier “Representations of migration and implicit values in textbooks”

2011-2014: Scientific responsible of  the IRPPS- CNR project “Women scientists and women toponymy”

2001-2014: Scientific responsible of the project “Perception and awareness of Science – Ethics & Polemics”. The project has been financed by Italian British Council, The National Research Council and by Accademia delle Scienze detta dei XL.

2004-2006: Scientific responsible of the unit CNR SCE-Science Communication and Education dell'IRPPS-CNR for the FP6 Project Biohead-Citizen

Main memberships

2016 on: member of the Working Group C "Science communication and public engagement" of the “Comitato per lo sviluppo della cultura scientifica e tecnologica” of the Ministry of Research (Miur)

2016 on: member of the "Consiglio d'Istituto" of the Institute of Research on Population and Social Policies" of the National Research Council of Italy

2015-2016: Member of the Jury for the European Foundations Award for Responsibe Research and Innovation (EFARRI)

2014-2015: Member of the Local Scientific Committee of the H2020 SwafS Project SIS-RRI

2014 on: Member of the School Commission of The National Academy of Science of Italy

2014 on: Member of the Scientific Committee of "Sapere"

1998-2001: Member, as National Expert, of the “Information Society Forum”, WG2 “Social and democratic values, culture and the future of new services and the media” , for advice to European Commission

1998-2001: Member, as National Expert, of the “Information Society Forum WG3 “Universal access and consumer protection and support”, for advice to European Commission

Main publications

Main journal articles

-van de Goor I, Hämäläinen, RM, Syed, AM, Juel Lau, C, Sandu, P, Spitters, HPEM, Eklund Karlsson, L, Dulf, D, Valente, A, Castellani, T, Aro, AR, on behalf of the REPOPA consortium. (2017). Determinants of Evidence Use in Public Health Policy Making. Results from a study across six EU countries. Health Policy [Available online 20 January 2017]. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168851017300192

- A. Valente, AR Aro, Frameworks and participatory processes for developing indicators for evidence-informed policy making, November 2016, European Journal of Public Health, Vol.26, Suppl. 1 (http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/26/suppl_1/ckw167.017)

- Bertram, M., Radl-Karimi, C., Loncarevic, N., Thøgersen, M., Skovgaard, T., Jansen, J., Castellani, T., Dorgelo, A., Valente, A., Cori, L. and Aro, AR. (2016). Planning Locally Tailored Interventions on Evidence Informed Policy Making - Needs Assessment, Design and Methods. Health Systems and Policy Research, 3(2). http://www.hsprj.com/health-maintanance/planning-locally-tailored-interv...

- V. Tudisca, T. Castellani, AR. Aro, T. Ståhl, I. Van de Goor, C. Radl-Karimi, H. Spitters, AM. Syed, D. Rus, S. Roelofs, A. Valente, REPOPA indicators for evidence-informed policy making validated by an international Delphi study, November 2016, European Journal of Public Health, Vol.26, Suppl. 1 (http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/eurpub/26/suppl_1/ckw167.018.full.pdf)

- AR. Aro, V. Tudisca, C. Radl-Karimi, CJ. Lau, M. Bertram, AM. Syed, T. Skovgaard, L. Cori, F. Bianchi A. Valente, Contextualization of indicators for evidence-informed policy making: results from Denmark and Italy, November 2016, European Journal of Public Health Vol.26, Suppl.1 (http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/eurpub/26/suppl_1/ckw167.019.full.pdf)

- N. Loncarevic, M Bertram, V. Tudisca, A. Valente, AR. Aro and REPOPA WP1 partners,Defining domains of evidence-informed policymaking in the area of physical activity: pathway from frameworks to indicators, November 2016, European Journal of Public Health, Vol.26, Suppl.1 (http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/eurpub/26/suppl_1/ckw174.080.full.pdf)

- V. Tudisca, C. Radl-Karimi, CL. Lau, AM. Syed, AR. Aro, A Valente, Indicators for evidence-informed policy making and policy phases in the Italian and Danish context, November 2016, European Journal of Public Health, Vol.26, Suppl. 1 (http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/eurpub/26/suppl_1/ckw174.077.full.pdf)

- T. Castellani, E. Pontecorvo, A. Valente, Epistemic Consequences of Bibliometric-based Evaluation: Insights from the Scientific Community, 2016, Social Epistemology, ISSN: 0269-1728, DOI: 10.1080/02691728.2015.1065929

- M. Bertram, N. Loncarevic, T. Castellani, A. Valente, G. Gulis and A. R. Aro, How could we Start to Develop Indicators for Evidence-informed Policy Making in Public Health and Health Promotion?, HEALTH SYSTEMS AND POLICY RESEARCH, 2015 vol.2, N.1:16

-  A. Valente, T. Castellani, M. Larsen, A.R. Aro, Models and visions of science-policy Interaction: Remarks from a Delphi study in Italy, Science and Public Policy 2015 42: 228-241, doi:10.1093/scipol/scu039

- L Cori, F Bianchi, T Castellani, A Valente. 2015. Policy interventions on children and physical activity: Lazio and Tuscany in Italy. European Journal of Public Health, Vol. 25, Supplement 3, pg. 227. [First published online 6 October 2015].

-  A. R. Aro, M. Bertram, R.-M. Hämäläinen, I. Van De Goor, T. Skovgaard, A. Valente, T. Castellani, R. Chereches, N. Edwards on behalf of the REPOPA Consortium, Integrating research evidence and physical activity policy making, Health Promotion International 2015

- T. Castellani, A. Valente, L. Cori, F. Bianchi, Detecting the use of evidence in a meta-policy, Evidence & Policy 2016, doi:10.1332/174426415X14430152798949

- A.Valente, Science Education, in The Contribution of the European Commission to Responsible Research and Innovation. A Review of the Science and Society (FP6) and Science in Society (FP7) Programmes, CNR edizioni, Roma, 2015.

-  T. Castellani, E. Pontecorvo, A. Valente, Epistemological Consequences of Bibliometrics: Insights from the Scientific Community, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective vol. 3 no. 11, 2014 (pdf)

-  Adriana Valente, Tommaso Castellani (2014), Prove di dialogo tra scienza e politica in Le Scienze

- Valente, T. Castellani, L. Cori, F. Bianchi, Evidence and knowledge use in a meta-policy: results from an Italian case study, The European Journal of Public Health 23 (suppl 1), 2013;

- N Edwards, S Viehbeck, R Hämäläinen, D Rus, T Skovgaard, I van de Goor, A Valente, A Syed, A Aro, Challenges of Ethical Clearance in International Health Policy and Social Sciences Research: Experiences and Recommendations from a Cross-Country Research Programme, Public Health Reviews, vol 34, N.1, 2012.

- A. Valente, P. Clement, L'evoluzione a sesso unico, Sapere, ott. 2011

- A. L'Astorina, A. Valente, Communicating science at school, from information to participation model, Italian Journal of Sociology of Education, 3, 2011

- Marie-Pierre Quessada, Pierre Clément, Sabah Selmaoui, Adriana Valente (2011), L'enseignement de l'évolution dans les manuels scolaires de huit pays riverains de la Méditerranée in Tréma

- Boujemaa Agorram, Silvia Caravita, Adriana Valente, Daniela Luzi, Nicola Margnelli,  Knowledge and values in science textbooks concerning complexity in ecological  systems and environmental problems. A cross-cultural study on secondary school manuals, US-China Education Review, ISSN 1548 – 6613. vol 6, N2, Feb 2009, pp. 25-38

- Marie Pierre Quassada, Pierre Clément, Britta Oerke, Adriana Valente, Human Evolution in Science textbooks from twelve different countries, Science Education International, ISSN 1022-6117, vol.19,(2) 2008 147-162

- Caravita Silvia, Valente Adriana, Luzi Daniela, Pace Paul , Khalil Iman,Valanides Nicos and Nisiforou Olympia, Berthou Guillemette, Kozan-Naumescu Adrienne, Clément Pierre. Construction and Validation of Textbook Analysis Grids for Ecology and Environmental Education. Science Education International Journal, ISSN 0950-0693, vol.19,(2) 2008 97-116

- Luciana Libutti, Adriana Valente, Science Communication, Information and Participatory Methodologies: Key Success Factors in a Public Debate on the Freshwater Crisis, The Open Information Science Journal, ISSN 1874-947X, 1, 2008

- L.Libutti, A. Valente, Science communication and information dissemination: The role of the information professional in the “Perception and Awareness of Science” Project, Journal of Information Science, 32(2), 2006

- Maria Carolina Brandi, Loredana Cerbara, Maura Misiti, Adriana Valente, Youth and science in Italy: between enthusiasm and indifference, Journal of Science Communication (Jcom), ISSN 1824-2049, giugno 2005, vol. 4 (2) JCOM Journal of Science Communication

- A.Valente, L. Cerbara, Sguardo di ragazze sulla scienza e i suoi valori, AIDA informazioni, Rivista di Scienze dell'informazione, n.1, 2003, pp. 107-124.

- Valente, Documentazione, comunicazione e scienza, Aida Informazioni Rivista di Scienze dell'informazione, n.2-3, 2002,

- Valente, Evoluzione storica di teorie e metodi di accesso alle pubblicazioni scientifiche, AIDA Informazioni, rivista di scienze dell'informazione,17, N.3/4, 1999,2002, ISSN 1121-0095, e-ISSN 1594-2201

- A. Valente, D. Luzi, Different contexts in electronic communication: some remarks on the communicability of scientific knowledge, «Journal of Documentation», vol. 56, N. 3, May 2000, pp.299-311.

- A. Valente, The historical developments of theories and methods for accessing scientific publications, «Cahiers de la documentation», N°/r 1 - 2000 (Avril/April 2000), pp. 3-8

-       A. Valente, D. Luzi, Contesti di comunicazione elettronica: considerazioni sulla trasmissione e condivisione delle conoscenze, «Informatica e Diritto», Rivista internazionale dell’Idg-Cnr, n.2, 2000 

Books (author/editor/chapters)

- A.Valente. T. Castellani, G. Vitali, S. Caravita, Le migrant dans les manuels italiens d’histoire et de géographie: le migrant, la femme, la mémoire, in Denimal, Amandine, Bruno Maurer, and Michèle Verdelhan-Bourgade. Migrants et migrations dans les manuels scolaires en méditerranée. Editions L'Harmattan, 2016. ISBN: 978-2-343-07420-7

- A.Valente. T. Castellani, G. Vitali, S. Caravita, Le migrant dans les manuels italiens d’histoire et de géographie: l’impact des images, le rôle des styles, l’ambiguïté des valeurs, in Denimal, Amandine, Bruno Maurer, and Michèle Verdelhan-Bourgade. Migrants et migrations dans les manuels scolaires en méditerranée. Editions L'Harmattan, 2016. ISBN: 978-2-343-07420-7

- A.Valente, Evolution of Science Education in European Programmes, in D. Archibugi, I. Ampollini, C. Basili, M. Bucchi, T. Castellani, R. Palomba, E. Reale, A. Taraborrelli, B. Trench, A. Valente, The Contribution of the European Commission to Responsible Research and Innovation. A review of the Science and Society (FP6) and Science in Society (FP7) programmes, CNR Edizioni, 2015. ISBN: 978-88-8080-182-5

- A. Valente, T. Castellani, Metodologie qualitative: tra ricerca sociale, organizzazione delle conoscenze e partecipazione, in Cori L., Ballarini A., Linzalone N., Natali M., Bianchi F. (a cura di) La VIS in Italia - valutazione e partecipazione nelle decisioni su ambiente e salute, Arpa Emilia-Romagna, 2015. ISBN: 978-88-87854-39-8

- F.Ferri, P.Landri, M.Misiti, A.Valente, Un esercizio empirico di immaginazione sociologica, in Saperi in rete, (edited by S. Avveduto), IRPPS Monografie, 2014

-       S. Caravita, A. Valente, Educational approach to Environmental complexity in Life Sciences school manuals.  An analysis across countries, in Critical Analysis of Science Textbooks, Evaluating instructional effectiveness, Khine, Myint Swe (Ed.), Springer, 2013.

-       S.Avveduto, L.Cerbara, A.Valente, Internet nella cultura dellInnovazione, in Scienza Connessa (edited by S. Avveduto), Gangemi, 2012

-       Sharing Science, (A. Valente editor), Scienza Express, University Press, 2011

-       La scienza condivisa, Idee e pratiche di ricercatori che comunicano la scienza, (A. Valente editor), Scienza Express, University Press, 2011

-       R. DI Cesare, D.Luzi, A. Valente, 150 anni di documentazione scientifica a partire dall’utopia della comunicazione universale, in Italia 150 Popolazione, welfare, scienza e società, (edited by S. Avveduto), Gangemi 2011

-       Science: perception and participation, (A. Valente editor), Biblink, Roma 2009. A.Valente author of the following chapters: Science and Society in Ethics and Polemics; From the Metaplan to the Open Space Technology: integrating a participated process in schools; Expressing oneself in order to participate; Testing Open Space Technology in schools to educate toward citizenship in science and society; The kind of satisfaction you get from asking people questions; Science: universal, independent, but respectful of human values; Pathway and prospects: science as a profession; Like the button game

-       Immagini di scienza e pratiche di partecipazione, (A. Valente editor), Biblink, Roma 2009

-       A. Valente (editor), La scienza dagli esperti ai giovani e ritorno/ Science: from specialists to students and back again, Biblink, Roma, 2006

-       Adriana Valente, Loredana Cerbara, Ragionare sulla scienza: roba da ragazze, in Donne, Scienza e Potere, a cura di C.Mangia, P.Ccolella, A.Lanotte, G.Gioia, D.Grasso, ISBN 88-8305-042-8  Università degli Studi di Lecce, 2006  

-       A. Valente e D. Luzi (editors), “Partecipare la scienza”, Biblink, Roma, 2004.

-       A.Valente (editor), “Trasmissione d’élite, o accesso alle conoscenze? Percorsi e contesti della documentazione e comunicazione scientifica”, Franco Angeli, Milano, 2002, pp.205

-       F. Naldi, D. Luzi, A. Valente, I. Vannini Parenti, Scientific and Technological Performance by Gender, «Handbook of Quantitative Science and Technology Research. The use of publication and patent statistics in studies on R&D systems», Henk F. Moed, Wolfgang Glänzel, Ulrich Schmoch (Editors), Kluwer Academic Publisher, Dordrecht, 2004, pp.299-314

-       A. Valente, T. Castellani, “Metodologie qualitative: tra ricerca sociale, organizzazione delle conoscenze e partecipazione” in “Valutazione di Impatto sulla Salute”, a cura di Fabrizio Bianchi, Scienza Express edizioni, (in print)

-       S Avveduto, L Cerbara, A Valente, Internet nella cultura dell’innovazione, in Scienza connessa, A cura di Sveva Avveduto, Gangemi 2012 

-       S.Avveduto, L.Cerbara, A. Valente, La cultura dell'innovazione in Italia: risultati dello studio, in La cultura dell'innovazione in Italia, rapporto2009, Wired-Cotec, Edizioni Condé Nast, 2009

Main conference proceedings 

- A. Valente, Science Education: lessons learned from Framework programs 6-7 towards Responsible Research and Innovation, in Proceedings of the International Workshop: Health Science Education in Primary Schools (Roma 15 May, 2015), Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Bardi Edizioni, 2016

- Rus, D., Bozdog, EM., Loncarevic, N., Koudenburg, OA., Spitters, H., Hamalainen, R-M., Valente, A., Cherecheș, RM. and Aro, AR. (2016). REPOPA as an umbrella platform for evidence-informed physical activity policy making. 8th Nordic Health Promotion Research conference. Jyväskylä, Finland. June 20-22, 2016. https://www.jyu.fi/sport/laitokset/terveys/en/NHPRC/symposium_pages/abst...

- Syed, AM., Radl-Karimi, C., Lau, CJ., Valente, A., Castellani, T., Tudisca, V., Aro, AR., and REPOPA WP4 partners. (2016). REPOPA Indicators for evidence-informed policy making in health promotion- Delphi study results from Denmark and UK. 8th Nordic Health Promotion Research conference. Jyväskylä, Finland. June 20-22, 2016. https://www.jyu.fi/sport/laitokset/terveys/en/NHPRC/symposium_pages/abst...

-  A. Badii, A. Valente, T. Castellani, P. Grifoni, F. Ferri, F. Bagnoli, B. Balazs, G. Bela, Scientific Citizenship: Deepening and widening participation and raise the debating and decision making quality, in S. Brodersen, J. Dorland, M. Søgaard Jørgensen (edited by), Abstract Book, Living Knowledge Conference, Copenhagen, 2014. ISBN: 978-87-93053-01-4

- Valente, A., Castellani, T., Cori, L. and Bianchi, F.  (2013). La conoscenza scientifica nel policy making (The scientific knowledge in policy making). XI Convegno Nazionale sulla Comunicazione della Scienza. Trieste, Italy. June 27, 2013. L

-       T. Castellani, A. L’Astorina, A. Valente, Enhancing students’ participation in the scientific debate, in A. Raschi, A. Di Fabio, L. Sebastiani (edited by), Science education and guidance in schools: the way forward, Edizioni ETS, 2013

-       Valente, T. Castellani, S. Caravita, The role of textbooks in science education: a case study on human migrations, in A. Raschi, A. Di Fabio, L. Sebastiani (edited by), Science education and guidance in schools: the way forward, Edizioni ETS, 2013

-       A. Valente, Indagine biodiversità: atteggiamenti e conoscenze di studenti e studentesse, in E. Chiancone (edited by), Formare e informare - Dallo studio della Biodiversità all’incontro tra Accademia, Scuola e Giovani, Aracne, Roma, 2013

-       A. Valente, Cultura scientifica, genere e identificazione, in M. P. Ercolini (edited by), Sulle vie della parità. Atti del 1º Convegno di toponomastica femminile (Roma, 6-7 ottobre 2012), Universitalia, Roma, 2013

-       Selena Agnella, Andrea De Bortoli, Sergio Scamuzzi; Alba L’Astorina, Loredana Cerbara, Adriana Valente, Sveva Avveduto, How and why the scientists communicate with society. The case of physics in Italy, in “Quality, Honesty and Beauty in Science and Technology Communication, PCST 2012 book of papers”, edited by Massimiano Bucchi and Brian Trench, Observa Science in Society, 2012 00

-       T. Castellani, A. Valente, “Science, democracy and participation”, in “SciCafé 2012 Conference and Events: Europe’s Science Cafés Thinking Forward. Book of Proceedings”, edited by Pavlos Koulouris, Epinioa, Athens, 2012.

-       Adriana Valente, Loredana Cerbara, Silvia Caravita, Daniela Luzi, Conceptions on evolution in teachers and future teachers: Results of an Italian investigation. In: Proc. of the 13th IOSTE Symposium on "The use of Science and Technology Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, Izmir, Turkey. 21-26 September 2008, Dokul Eylul Univeristy, 2008, pp. 794-802.

-       Silvia Caravita, Boujemaa Agorram, Adriana Valente, Daniela Luzi, Nicola Margnelli,  Knowledge and values  in science textbooks concerning complexity in ecological  systems and environmental problems. A cross-cultural study on secondary school manuals. In: Proc. of the 13th IOSTE Symposium on "The use of Science and Technology Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, Izmir, Turkey. 21-26 September 2008, Dokul Eylul Univeristy, 2008, pp. 1129-1138

-       QUESSADA Marie-Pierre, CLEMENT Pierre, OERKE Britta, NISIFOROU Olympia, VALENTE Adriana, “Human evolution leads to an occidental male in most of the science textbooks originate from twelve countries”, Proceedings of the IOSTE (International Organization for Science and Technology Education) International Meeting “Critical analysis of school science textbooks, Hammamet, Tunisia, February 2007.

-       CARAVITA Silvia, VALENTE Adriana, LUZI Daniela , PACE Paul, KHALIL Iman, YOUSSEF Reine, VALANIDES Nicos and NISIFOROU Olympia, BERTHOU Guillemette, KOZAN-NAUMESCU Adrienne , CLEMENT Pierre, SARAPU Tago, “Construction and validation of textbook analysis grids for ecology and environmental education, Proceedings of the IOSTE  (International Organization for Science and Technology Education) International Meeting “Critical analysis of school science textbooks, Hammamet, Tunisia, February 2007.

-       A.Valente, “L’accesso alle conoscenze nella relazione scienza-società”, Rapporti ISTISAN, 07/12, Atti della Conferenza Internazionale “Institutional Archives for Research: experiences and projects in Open Archives”, Rome 30 Nov-1 Dec 2006, (P. De Castro and E. Poltronieri eds.), ISS, Roma , 2007, pp85-92

-       Caravita Silvia, Loredana Cerbara, Daniela Luzi, Valente Adriana, Conoscenza, valori e pratiche educative nell’Educazione Ambientale: una griglia per analizzare libri di testo, in Atti del V Convegno Nazionale sulla Comunicazione della Scienza, a cura di Nico Pitrelli e Giancarlo Sturloni, Sissa-International School for Advanced Studies, ISBN 978-88-7699-090-8 / 091-5 Polimetrica International Scientific Publisher, Milano, 2007  

-       Caravita Silvia, Marganelli Nicola, Valente Adriana, Luzi Daniela, Intreccio tra conoscenza e valori in Educazione Ambientale: una griglia per analizzare libri di testo, in Atti del V Convegno Nazionale sulla Comunicazione della Scienza, a cura di Nico Pitrelli e Giancarlo Sturloni, Sissa-International School for Advanced Studies, ISBN 978-88-7699-090-8 / 091-5 Polimetrica International Scientific Publisher, Milano, 2007  

-       Adriana Valente, Loredana Cerbara, L’immagine della scienza e dei suoi valori in una prospettiva di genere, Nico Pitrelli e Giancarlo Sturloni (a cura di), Governare la scienza nella società del rischio, atti del IV Convegno Nazionale sulla Comunicazione della Scienza, Sissa-International School for Advanced Studies – Nuova Civiltà delle macchine, ISBN 88-7699-027-5, Polimetrica International Scientific Publisher, Milano2006

-       M.C. Brandi, L. Cerbara, M.Misiti, A Valente, Come i giovani vedono la scienza: principali risultati di un’indagine nazionale del Cnr , La stella nova. Atti del III Convegno Annuale sulla Comunicazione della Scienza, Pitrelli, N. e Sturloni, G. (a cura di), Sissa-International School for Advanced Studies, ISBN 978-88-7699-022-9, Polimetrica International Scientific Publisher, Monza, 2005

-       Valente, Comunicazione della scienza e partecipazione al dibattito scientifico, La comunicazione della scienza, atti del I e II Convegno Nazionale a cura di N. Pitrelli, G. Sturloni, introduzione di P. Greco, prolusione di P. Rossi, Dialoghi, innovazioni nella comunicazione della scienza, Scuola internazionale superiore di studi avanzati di Trieste, Zadigroma, ISBN 88-88734-090-0, Roma 2004, p.185-198

-       R. Di Cesare, D. Luzi, A.Valente, Comunicazione scientifica e genere: risultati di un’indagine in corso, La comunicazione della scienza, a cura di N. Pitrelli, G. Sturloni. Dialoghi, innovazioni nella comunicazione della scienza, Scuola internazionale superiore di studi avanzati di Trieste, Zadigroma, ISBN 88-88734-090-0, Roma 2004, p.209-224

-       S. Avveduto, R. Azzaro, L. Ferraria, E. Reale, A. Valente, Accesso alle conoscenze scientifiche: primi risultati del progetto Public Understanding of science, « Aida venti», Atti del 7° Convegno nazionale Aida, a cura di C. Basili e D. Bogliolo, Aida, Roma, 2003, pp.61-102. ISBN: 88-90114-2-8

Patent

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