Week 1: Key concepts
Introduction to risk, uncertainty, cumulative risk, key metrics of risk assessment and identification of risks.
Week 2: Risk perceptions
Factors that shape public perceptions of risk.
Week 3. Risk communication
Covers the range of objectives, approaches, channels and message framings.
Week 4: Health
Risk perception and communication in the field of public health.
Week 5: Climate & environment
Risk perception and communication relating to climate change, natural hazards and environmental pollution.
Week 6: Technology
Applications of risk perceptions and communications concepts to cases of new and established technologies.
Week 7: Individual project