Allthings.bioPRO, is a new EU Horizon 2020 project developing an online game to engage citizens on the topic of the bioeconomy. VA (Public & Science) is one of twelve partners in this new three-year project.
The RRING network, the NewHoRRIzon and the ORION Open Science project recently held an online interactive roundtable on 3 September as part of the Euroscience Open Forum 2020, ESOF 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
The news media are still Swedes’ primary source of information about the coronavirus, but fewer young people are accessing any information at all. Researchers are perceived to be more in agreement in their views on how Sweden is handling the pandemic. These are the latest findings of a study being conducted by the Swedish non-profit organisation VA (Public & Science).
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.
Researchers are perceived to be less in agreement in their views on how the corona pandemic is being handled in Sweden. Confidence in various professional groups, however, has not changed since July, nor has Swedes’ consumption and perceptions of the media’s reporting on the coronavirus. These are the latest findings of a study being conducted by the Swedish non-profit organisation VA (Public & Science).
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.
Public trust in science, handling scientific uncertainty, responsible research and innovation, and the future of science communication are all topics of discussion that VA (Public & Science) will be contributing to at this year’s EuroScience Open Forum, taking place on 2-6 September.Läs mer