InSPIRES Spring School success in Tunisia
Fifty participants and ten speakers from Africa and Europe animated the French speaking Spring School around Science Shops organized by the Institut Pasteur de Tunis and the Direction of Culture, Science and Society of the University of Lyon as partners of the consortium of the H2020 InSPIRES project.
The InSPIRES Spring School was hold in Tunis, Tunisia with the aim of stimulating the Science Shop system on the African continent as well as in the French-speaking countries around the world. Participants came from different countries, as: Tunisia, Morocco, France, Canada, Burkina-Faso, Senegal, Benin, Guinea, Niger, Ivory Coast (examples of shared experiences at @inspiresscience twitter)
Around the concept of participatory research, the aim of this Spring School has been to explore the means of producing socially useful knowledge that can lead to significant societal changes. It also offered a platform for training, exchange and networking with experts in participatory research to develop new science shops or similar devices. Workshops were based on the process of a science shop project and insights about establishing a science shop unit or device.
At the event’s closure, the participants expressed their gratitude to organizers.
The content of this Spring School has been recorded and will be soon shared in the InSPIRES Youtube Channel.