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Meet the Team – Interview with Giovanna Grossi from the University of Brescia, Italy

Meet Giovanna Grossi, Associate Professor in Hydraulic Structures at the University of Brescia in Italy talking about their involvement in the SciShops project. Q: Firstly, tell us a bit about the University of…

SciShops Symposium – reflecting upon the past, present and future

The Horizon 2020 SciShops project ran its final event, the SciShops Symposium, on 30-31 January. Almost 100 participants from all over Europe and beyond gathered at the University of Brescia in Italy for two days of…

Interview with Brianna Wilson and Sonia Zawitkowski, winners of the SciShops Pitch Challenge

In the autumn of 2019, the Horizon 2020 SciShops project ran a video competition, the SciShops Pitch Challenge, in which participants were invited to present a community-based research project that they are undertaking in a…

Meet the Team – Interview with Saskia Visser from the University of Oxford, UK

Meet Saskia Visser, Coordinator of the Oxford Pop-up Science Shop in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Oxford, UK talking about their involvement in the SciShops project. Q: Firstly, tell us a bit about how…

Canadian students win SciShops Pitch Challenge

Brianna Wilson and Sonia Zawitkowski from Canada have been selected winners of the SciShops Pitch Challenge. Brianna and Sonia are MA students at the Research Facility for Women's Health and Wellbeing in the Department of…

Bay Zoltán Science Shop at the European Waste Reduction Week

The Circular Economy is a flagship initiative of the European Union: it appears in ecological and economical discussions and is becoming more and more important in research, development and innovation activities as well. One…

Measuring the quality of the Danube – Bay Zoltán Science Shop joins the Drinkable Rivers initiative

The mission of the Bay Zoltán Science Shop is to bring research closer to the community. Involving citizens in scientific activities is a good way to achieve our aim. Water is the most important element of our life. We all…

2nd Climathon in Wuppertal – 24-hour marathon of ideas on climate protection issues

At a second Climathon in Wuppertal, Germany, held at the end of October 2019, teams again worked for 24 hours on solutions for climate-friendly urban development. Professional coaches and experts supported them in finding and…

Parliament and civil society working together in Cyprus

Parliament and civil society working together in Cyprus The Parliament of Cyprus recently organised a conference on “Industry 4.0”, bringing together MPs with researchers and the civil society in a fruitful dialogue on…

Oxford students learn about environmental issues on their doorstep

Image: University of Oxford PhD students on a field trip to the Cotswolds Twenty-two Oxford PhD students in Environmental Research visited the nearby Cotswolds area on 15 October to hear about local issues in land and…

Meet the Team – Interview with Katerina Kaouri from SciCo Cyprus

Meet Dr Katerina Kaouri, Co-Founder and Director of SciCo Cyprus talking about her involvement in the SciShops project. Q: Firstly, tell us a bit about your organisation SciCo Cyprus is a non-profit organisation based…

Inspiring Science Shop collaborations in Sweden

Science Shops were showcased as an innovative model for science-society collaboration at two events run by SciShops’ partner Vetenskap & Allmänhet, VA (Public & Science), on 8 & 9 October in Sweden.At VA’s annual…
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