News & Dissemination

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 […]

“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 […]