News & Dissemination

InSPIRES says farewell with a Legacy Page

Over a period of 51 months, InSPIRES has had the unique opportunity to work on and to further develop the concept of the bottom-up, demand-driven participatory research process as implemented through Science Shop structures and projects. Talking on behalf of our consortium, María Jesús Pinazo (ISGlobal, InSPIRES Principal Investigator) said: “Today (…) I can tell […]

InSPIRES Open Platform, accessible here

InSPIRES has achieved one of its most ambitious goal: developing an online collaborative and crowdsourced database featuring Science Shops, Citizen Science and similar structures and their related projects, as well as offering an integrated impact evaluation tool capable of producing real-time project evaluation report. The aims of the InSPIRES online database and impact evaluation, accessible here, […]

InSPIRES co-hosts new Science Shop networks

The Italian Network of Science Shops InSPIRES partner, Universitá degli Studi di Firenze (UNIFI), has promoted the creation and consolidation of the Italian Network of Science Shops, including Italian members from our twin project, SciShops, and experienced members of Living Knowledge. The network goals are to (1) disseminate the idea and initiatives of the network […]

Knowledge, Action and Hope: A Manifesto

Acknowledgement: With material taken from the GUNI Network web page.   Dr. Bud Hall opens InSPIRES Summer School, a year-long awaited event that will broadcast several Science Shop and Community Based Research conferences live in Spanish, from Cochabamba, Bolivia. Together with Dr. Rajesh Tandon, as Co-Chairs of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and […]

8-10 April — InSPIRES Summer School in Bolivia

The CEADES Foundation (Cochabamba, Bolivia), partner of the InSPIRES consortium, invites the university community and interested researchers to participate in the International Conference on Community Engaged Research, to be held in Cochabamba, Bolivia, from April 8 to 10, 2021.

Our new video serial: Inspiration from experienced practitioners

Coming from the Living Knowledge community as well as from InSPIRES partners experience, the serial offers motivational insights of good practices in participatory research projects. As consortium partner of InSPIRES, the Boutiques des Sciences (Science Shop) of the University of Lyon (UDL) has produced the videos to promote Science Shop structures as a possibility for […]

February 15, 2021

Shailaja Baichoo and the InSPIRES communication team

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