News & Dissemination

It’s urban, it’s garden… It’s an Italian Science Shop

By Giovanna Pacini and Franco Bagnoli The term “urban garden” combines two words that, in the common language, have opposite values: the idea of the vegetable garden is linked to the countryside, whereas with urban we normally refer to the cities and in general to the industrialized areas. The theme of urban gardening is the […]

New Barcelona – ”la Caixa” Living Lab, following inSPIRES’ partners experience in science with and for society

The Barcelona City Council and ”la Caixa” Banking Foundation have signed a partnership agreement to advance and strengthen the City Council’s plan for science: Barcelona Ciència. The aim of the plan is to make the city an important European hub of excellence in responsible research and innovation. The experience and current activity of the two […]

“Science Together”: Tunisian research to support access and advocacy

More news about the first collaborative project co-created among the Tunisian Association for Information and Orientation on HIV/AIDS and Toxicomania and the laboratory of virology at the Institut Pasteur de Tunis The Institut Pasteur de Tunis’s Science Shop (IPT-SS) “Science Together” was created in 2017. After an online call, they collected 36 societal needs from […]

Giving back to the community a summary of the results: CEADES Chagas Science Shop (Phase III)

In Bolivia we spent the whole month of December, 2018, giving back to the community a summary of the results of our three Science Shop studies carried out by master students in Chagas disease. We organized events in five different contexts: civil society of Punata (a province nearbye Cochabamba), health staff of Punata’s hospital, students […]

19 December – Join the inSPIRES webinar: Participatory Research with Rajesh Tandon

Date: 19/12/2018 Hour: 10 h. Speaker: Dr Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President of the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA) and co-chair of the UNESCO Chair on Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education   The InSPIRES EU project is delighted to welcome you to join a new webinar on Participatory Research on the 19th […]

Collecting societal questions related to loneliness for Science Shop projects

The VU University (Athena Science Shop and the Community Service Learning project ‘A Broader Mind’) organized together with the municipality of Amsterdam two local workshops in which VU students, VU lecturers, and various social organizations of the New-West district in Amsterdam collaborated to find solutions for emerging social issues. The aim of these events was […]