Enhancing the Responsible and Sustainable Expansion of the Science Shop Ecosystem in Europe

Science Shops – the Basics

This training provides an introduction to Science Shops. It can be used as a stand-alone training session or as the first module in a series of modules.

It is designed as an introduction to the Science Shop concept, its benefits and relationship with public engagement and RRI (responsible research and innovation).

Proposed duration: 2hr 30

 

Objectives

Knowledge. After this module, participants will:

  • Become familiar with the Science Shop concept, its benefits and relationship with public engagement and RRI.
  • Understand the principles of running a Science Shop and related challenges.
  • Have gained an overview of the steps to establish a Science Shop.

 

Skills and attitudes. After this module, participants will:

  • Strengthen their interest in furthering their knowledge and skills with regard to Science Shops.
  • Be interested in establishing a Science Shop at their institution.
  • Be able to plan the first steps to establish a Science Shop.

 

Training materials:

Training Info containing the session outline, interactive exercises and background information to support trainers delivering the training.

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PowerPoint presentation (to support delivery of the training).

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