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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…

Getting the most out of twinning and mentoring

Twinning and mentoring are key support activities in the development process of a Science Shop, and can help contribute to the sustainability and success of a Science Shop over time. But, what do we mean when we talk about…

Swapping Shops in Italy and Romania: SciShops partners share their twinning experiences

In order to support the development of the new Science Shops being established as part of the Horizon 2020 SciShops project, partners have been undertaking twinning activities through which they have been sharing experiences.…

Bay Zoltán Science Shop showcases activities at European Researchers’ Night

This year’s European Researchers’ Night took place on 26 September 2019. It is a very popular event in Hungary, with thousands of local people participating in different programmes. Each year Bay Zoltán Nonprofit Ltd. for…

New Iberian Science Shop network to champion Science Shops and citizen science in Spain and Portugal

Science Shops in Spain and Portugal are joining forces to collaborate as part of an Iberian Network of Science Shops. Its aim is to strengthen community-based participatory research and citizen engagement science in the…

Interview with Dr Branko Kontić from the Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

Meet Dr Branko Kontić, research advisor at the Jožef Stefan Institute in Slovenia talking about their involvement in the SciShops project. Q: Firstly, tell us a bit about your organisation  The Jožef Stefan Institute…
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