Communicating Science, Health, Environment, & Risk Division (ComSHER) of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC)

Type of organization: 
Association

The mission of the CommSHER division is to provide a forum for the advancement of the field of science communication and the professional development of its members. Current objectives of the division include: (1) Providing a community for those interested in science communication and to facilitate ethical and responsible practices; (2) Encouraging acceptance of "science" to include the environment, health and technology, not just science in the narrowest sense, and (3) Supporting a diversity of research methodologies and approaches in an ongoing effort to facilitate robust research in the area.