Public Scientists Contributing to Local Literary Fiction
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Literary fictionInformal knowledge transferPublishersCreative classResearchersSociocultural impact
Azagra-Caro, J.M.; Fernández-Mesa, A.; Robinson-García, N. Public Scientists Contributing to Local Literary Fiction. En STI Conference held in Valencia 24-29 September, 2016
SponsorshipNicolas Robinson-Garcia is currently funded by a Juan de la Cierva-Formación posdoctoral research grant from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
Active involvement of scientists in culture is part of the richness of developed societies. Some voices in current debates on the evaluation of societal impact and the role of universities towards social development are claiming a refocus from a socioeconomic perspective to also including sociocultural benefits from academia. This poster analyses how researchers from the Valencian region contribute to literary fiction from local publishers.