Engage the public in science through dialogue and co-creation – top tips and tricks

Global societal challenges together with growing public interest in science present both opportunities and challenges for the research world. Open Science is a way to ensure that citizens are involved in research, and that the views of different stakeholders are taken into consideration. How science communication practitioners, researchers, policy makers and research funding bodies can engage successfully with the public, and ensure that their values and interests are taken into account, was showcased and discussed at an international workshop on 25 June 2021.

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Joining forces for a global 21st century Responsible Research and Innovation Network

The RRING network, the NewHoRRIzon and the ORION Open Science project held an online roundtable on 3 September, as part of the Euroscience Open Forum 2020, on ”Joining forces for a global 21st century Responsible Research and Innovation Network”. We are now inviting you to get involved and have your say! Läs mer


VA at ESOF 2020 – ensuring dialogue between science and society in challenging times

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, dialogue between science and society is more important than ever. This year’s EuroScience Open Forum, a hybrid of in-person and online events held 2-6 September, provided a key international platform to discuss and share experiences on issues such as communicating scientific uncertainty and maintaining public trust in science.

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Understanding the different motivations behind citizens’ involvement in life sciences research

In order to engage the public in science and design effective citizen science projects, it is important to understand the main motivations that drive individuals to engage in research. A pan-European study by the EU ORION Open Science project has revealed gender and age differences when it comes to the reasons that motivate members of the public to get involved in life sciences research.

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Därför deltar folk i medborgarforskning!

Män gör det för sin egen skull, och kvinnor för att bidra till samhället. Det är en något hårdragen slutsats av en europeisk studie kring varför människor deltar i medborgarforskning. Studien gjordes inom EU-projektet ORION Open Science och visar att det finns både köns- och åldersskillnader i skälen till att vara med i forskningsprojekt.

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Kampen om kunskap – strategier för samverkan

Forskare förväntas samverka med sitt omgivande samhälle i allt större utsträckning. Men vad menar vi med det? Och är samverkan alltid att föredra? Frågorna utforskas i boken Kampen om kunskap – Akademi och praktik och var utgångspunkten för ett dialog-webbinarium den 3 juni 2020 arrangerat av Vetenskap & Allmänhet och Ideell Arena.

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