About VA

VA is an independent Swedish non-profit membership organisation that works to promote dialogue and openness between researchers and the public.

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VA is an outward-looking organisation engaged in a number of European projects. Find out about the experience and expertise that we can bring to partnerships.

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VA carries out many different types of projects, including studies, public engagement activities and advocacy work.

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VA (Public & Science) has its offices within the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, Grev Turegatan 14, Stockholm.

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Resource recycling researcher wins Swedish science...

Press release 29 November 2016. Anita Pettersson, whose job at the University of Borås involves researching how phosphorus can be recycled, has won the 2016 Swedish Researcher’s Grand Prix and the title of Sweden’s best science communicator. Anita’s presentation captivated both the audience and the expert jury at the final in Stockholm.

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Publications

VA’s response to the EC’s call for evidence on...

The EC call on Next-generation altmetrics invited stakeholders across Europe to share insights and evidence to inform the work of its Open Science Policy Platform and a new expert group whose role is to advise on the role of metrics and altmetrics in the development of its agenda for open science and research. Here is VA’s response to the call for evidence.

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