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 på DN Debatt: “Tilltron till myndigheter har fallit tillbaka”

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Forskare vid Göteborgs universitet beskrev den 25 september på DN Debatt hur tilltron till myndigheter ökade under coronakrisens akuta fas. VAs generalsekreterare Cissi Askwall svarar i en replik att förtroendet visserligen ökade under mars–april, men att det sedan har sjunkit igen.

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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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