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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PARTNERSHIPS

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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Projects

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

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Contact us

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

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News articles

SciComm along the Silk Road – report on VA’s experiences...

At the beginning of June, VA’s Lotta Tomasson was invited to participate in the 2017 Beijing International Symposium on Science Communication. Sponsored by BAST – the Beijing Association for Science and Technology and organised by a number of Beijing-based organisations, including the Beijing Development Centre of Popular Science, the conference provided an interesting insight into science communication in China as well as an opportunity to share VA’s work and expertise.

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Press releases

Swedish pupils to develop source criticism tool in unique...

Press Release 18 May 2017

Fake news is a topic that is currently generating much debate. But what kind of news is streaming through young people’s digital news feeds? And how trustworthy do young people think this news is? For the first time, researchers and pupils from across Sweden will together be investigating these questions in a mass experiment being run as part of the 2017 Researchers’ Night in Sweden.

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