High confidence in researchers in Sweden during the omicron wave

Traditional news media continue to be Swedes’ main source of news about the coronavirus. Researchers enjoy a high level of confidence and the lifting of restrictions in Sweden did not affect public confidence in the professional groups who comment on the coronavirus. These are the results of a follow-up survey conducted by the non-profit organisation VA (Public & Science) to investigate communication about the coronavirus in Sweden.

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Skolelever och forskare i unikt forskningsprojekt om plastskräp

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Plastskräp i haven får stora konsekvenser för människor, växter och djur, men det är ett problem som börjar på land. I Plastexperimentet får elever vara del av ett forskningsprojekt som ska kartlägga hur mycket plastskräp det finns i olika naturtyper i Sverige. Målet är att över 60 000 personer deltar i projektet.

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YouCount Celebrates its Female Researchers on International Women’s Day

With ten different cases in nine European countries, YouCount is an opportunity for researchers and young people to work together. Female researchers play an important role in the development and running of the project. On International Women’s Day, VA intern Dina Dabaghie wrote a post for the YouCount blog.

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Celebrating 20 years of dialogue and openness – VA’s anniversary

This year marks 20 years since VA (Public & Science) was founded, which will be celebrated throughout 2022.  VA anniversary gifts include a programme of seminars and activities plus a new open science toolbox, to further highlight the need for dialogue between researchers and society and to make science accessible to all!

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