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| Vetenskap & Allmänhet

In search of the future of science communication

How can science communication be better adapted to the conditions of today? This is something that has been investigated as part of the EU RETHINK project, in which VA was responsible for the Swedish hub. The project, which has now come to an end after three years, has produced a range of resources and recommendations to strengthen science communication across Europe.

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High confidence in researchers in Sweden during the omicron wave

Traditional news media continue to be Swedes’ main source of news about the coronavirus. Researchers enjoy a high level of confidence and the lifting of restrictions in Sweden did not affect public confidence in the professional groups who comment on the coronavirus. These are the results of a follow-up survey conducted by the non-profit organisation VA (Public & Science) to investigate communication about the coronavirus in Sweden.

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Celebrating 20 years of dialogue and openness – VA’s anniversary

This year marks 20 years since VA (Public & Science) was founded, which will be celebrated throughout 2022.  VA anniversary gifts include a programme of seminars and activities plus a new open science toolbox, to further highlight the need for dialogue between researchers and society and to make science accessible to all!

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Stockholm air quality at your fingertips

Which route around  the city would be healthiest for your respiratory system right now? Anyone traveling around Stockholm will be able to learn that directly via their mobile phones and from billboards at key city locations. In the CitizAir project, KTH, SLB-analys and VA (Public & Science) are collaborating to visualise air pollution data together with Stockholm residents.

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Boom in Swedish citizen science – conference and new platform

December saw the launch of Sweden’s national citizen science portal, medborgarforskning.se. At a conference on citizen science run by VA (Public & Science) on 8 December 2021, the portal was highlighted, along with the already up-and-running European portal EU-Citizen.Science.

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The journey towards Open Science has only just begun

Public dialogues, citizen science, game development and co-creation activities. For 4.5 years, VA (Public & Science) together with 8 European partners has been testing different ways to involve the public and other stakeholders in the research process. The aim of the EU ORION Open Science project was to investigate how research and funding organisations can ”open up” the way they fund and do research.

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