Science Shop project’s: Inspiring Stories

Engaging civil society in HIV treatment adherence in Tunisia

By Nadia Ben Manssour Since 1980, the number of newly reported HIV infections had doubled in several regions of the world. At the same time, recent advances in biological sciences and clinical research had successfully improved screening, virological monitoring and treatment efficiency of HIV. Thanks to Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART), the survival and the life quality of people living with HIV had greatly improved. In fact, countries adopting the ART therapy […]

First Bolivian Science Shop thesis: Students’ comments on the restitution of results

Text & photos: CEADES Foundation – Bolivia After the submission of three Public Health Master’s theses that aimed to meet demands of people affected by Chagas disease, we proceeded to the restitution of the results. As it has been already shared at this webpage, the restitution reached: The Association of Chagas’ Patients “Corazones Unidos”, the […]

December 31, 2019

CEADES Foundation - Bolivia (text & photos)

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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 […]

November 22, 2019

VU University Amsterdam

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Sustainable sense of engagement for waste management in Lyon

Shailaja Baichoo on behalf of BDS Université de Lyon For the year 2018-2019, the association Mouvement de Palier worked on a project with the Science Shop of Université de Lyon through the following social demand: To analyse the sense of engagement of ambassadors who volunteer to carry out waste management in residential buildings, their social […]

November 6, 2019

Shailaja Baichoo on behalf of BDS Université de Lyon

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Peer education in response to a demand from people affected by Chagas disease

“I saw that there was a real need to inquire more about forms of IEC (Information, Education and Communication) in the subject of Chagas; it is a real need, not a demagogy”. This is how Evelyn Wendy Pardo Flores, a nurse from Cochabamba, Bolivia, who has a master’s degree in public and international health from […]

How to assess the healing power of nature? Impact evaluation process in a Hungarian school garden

In the spring of 2018, at ESSRG we collected research needs related to green care services (therapeutic approaches which integrate the power of nature). Reviewing the claims, we perceived that the key players of this field had lacked the impact evaluation researches that would have verified the effectiveness of these services and the healing power […]

October 10, 2019

By Janka Horváth and Eszter Kelemen

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