InSPIRES webinar: A framework for Science Shop processes, results of a modified Delphi study

Science Shops are structures that facilitate science-society collaborations by providing independent, participatory research support in response to concerns experienced by civil society. The current Research and Innovation (R&I) system is under increasing pressure to become more inclusive and responsive to current and future societal challenges. Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) and Open Science are policy imperatives to come to conceptual […]

InSPIRES webinar on citizen science

The invited speaker is Dr Alexandra Albert,  a social researcher based in the Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) research group in the Geography Department at University College London (UCL).  This webinar will explore the differences and similarities in the approaches of citizen science, citizen social science, and extreme citizen science, and will ask what the benefits are of distinguishing […]

InSPIRES webinar on Open Science: the dimension of stakeholder engagement

Speaker: Michela Bertero, Head of International and Scientific Affairs at the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona, EU-LIFE representative in the European Open Science Policy Platform and coordinator of the H2020 Project ORION on Open Science. The webinar provides a brief historical perspective on Open Science, followed by a look on Open Science policies and actions […]

InSPIRES webinar: How to publish and disseminate the results in Open Access

In this webinar, Ignasi Labastida, Doctor in physics, Head of the Research Unit at the CRAI of the University of Barcelona (UB’s Learning and Research Resources Centre) and Board president of SPARC Europe, gives a presentation and lead a discussion on ways to publish, repositories and pre-prints, policies affecting researchers and current trends and future expectations […]

InSPIRES webinar on “Principles of Participatory Research for Science Shops” with Budd Hall

In this webinar, Budd Hall, Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and member of the Advisory Board of the InSPIRES project, gave a presentation and led a discussion on the principles of participatory research and their application to the work of Science Shops.  

InSPIRES webinar on inspiring science shop models with Helen Garrison

In this webinar, Helen Garrison, Project & Communications Manager at the Swedish organisation Vetenskap & Allmänhet, presented a number of inspiring Science Shop models, illustrated using case studies of existing Science Shops and community-based participatory research initiatives based upon interviews undertaken during the exploratory phase of the project. Examples include pop-up Science Shops, those embracing […]