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InSPIRES open call for funding participatory research projects

The InSPIRES project launches an open call for funding participatory research projects. This InSPIRES Open Call will provide financial support for the implementation of participatory research projects focused on health and environmental issues that are considered key societal challenges, giving special attention to gender parity and vulnerable groups –women, the elderly, adolescents, migrants and refugees­­­­–. […]

InSPIRES Spring School in Tunisia: “Science shops: Strengthening the Links Between Research and Society”

22-23 April 2019 – Institut Pasteur de Tunis 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, are organising a French speaking spring school around Science Shops. Its ambition is to create and strengthen links between […]

1 April – Join the inSPIRES webinar on curriculum-based engagement with communities

Date: 1 April Hour: 16 pm (CEST time), one hour duration This webinar will explore the practicalities of setting up and running community engaged research projects within the higher education curriculum, through two case studies, one from TU Dublin (Ireland) and one from Queen’s University Belfast (UK). The case studies will explore two collaborative projects, both […]

28 February – Join the inSPIRES webinar: Public Engagement Methodologies

Date: 28th of February Hour: 10 h (CET time) Speakers: Frank Kupper, Assistant Professor in Science Communication and Public Engagement at VU Amsterdam, and Franco Bagnoli, Associate Professor of Theoretical Matter Physics at the University of Florence, with wide experience in the field of Science Cafés.   The InSPIRES EU project is delighted to welcome you […]

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 […]

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