The Science Shop University of Ulster and Queens University Belfast

  • Year of Establishment :  1990
  • Country:   Austria
Institute Category: science-shop
Host: 2PCS
Social Sciences Education

"The Science Shop in Vienna is an independent research institute, which is a research and advisory center for non-profit organizations such as social initiatives, environmental organizations, local authorities, non-profit service organizations and human rights organizations.
Regularly, the institute pioneers topics and approaches such as comprehensible stakeholder involvement, transdisciplinary working groups on disability issues, NGO conferences on employment policy and measures, housing-related empowerment, and the situation of student mothers, which are taken up at a later stage by major institutions and political parties."

Operation Mode

"Research projects; conferences; workshops; round tables; expert opinion and advice.
Research questions are directly directed towards the science shop or developed together with NGOs/civil society organisations."