VA-dagen 2019: Samverkan – mer än du tror!

För att lyckas med samverkan i praktiken bör man tänka långsiktigt, vara lyhörd för andras behov och våga prova sig fram. Det behövs en bred och flexibel syn på vad begreppet innebär för att främja svensk samverkan i stort. Det var några av slutsatserna vid Vetenskap & Allmänhets årskonferens VA-dagen 2019.

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Go to Italy with SciShops pitch challenge!

Organisations conducting community-based participatory research are invited to participate in the SciShops Pitch Challenge. To participate, you need to present the research you are doing together with your local community in a three-minute video. We are looking for originality, creativity, enthusiasm and societal impact!

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SciShops Summer School: learning and knowledge sharing

Between 1 and 4 July, the city of Limassol in Cyprus welcomed 45 participants from 15 different countries to the 2019 SciShops Summer School. With diverse backgrounds, ranging from researchers at universities to project managers in private companies, and varying levels of expertise in Science Shops, the participants gathered in this seaside city to learn together about many different aspects relating to the establishment, running and sustainability of Science Shops.

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Plea to the EU: Enhance Science Engagement ambitions

VA has signed Ecsite’s open letter to the European Commissioner for Research and Innovation, Carlos Mœdas. The letter calls for an inversion of the “top-down” dissemination of scientific results in favour of involving citizens in the co-creation and co-design of the next EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. Including VA, the open letter is endorsed by 135 networks and organisations.

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