This year, for the first time, NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisations) were invited to participate in the Swedish delegation at the UNESCO General Conference in Paris. VA was one of ten NGOs, active in UNESCO’s programme areas of education, science and culture, represented in the Swedish delegation.
How credible do teenagers think the news in their digital news feeds is? And where do they get their news from? Around 6,000 pupils have been helping researchers to investigate these questions in a citizen science project involving schools across the whole of Sweden.
From Lisbon to Bucharest, Rome to Helsinki, on 29 September, researchers from 30 European countries and across 300 cities will be sharing their research with the public, through a range of hands-on activities, experiments, shows and talks to celebrate the annual European Researcher’s Night, Europe’s largest science festival.
SciShops is a new EU-funded Horizon 2020 project that will expand the Science shop ecosystem in Europe. VA (Public & Science) is one of 18 European partners in this three-year project, which officially started at a kick-off meeting in Vienna in September 2017.