Update from our Public Engagement Trainings

2022-05-11T14:16:28+02:006 May 2022|

Since the beginning of the year, we have again been given the opportunity to hold numerous workshops in the field of Science Communication and Public Engagement. The encounters with young scientists are an inspiration and enrichment for our work. Since the beginning of the year, we have conducted eight training sessions for the University of Regensburg, […]

Turbulant start of 2022 and new team composition!

2022-04-19T10:48:16+02:0022 March 2022|

2022 got off to a turbulent start for us – in a positive sense with two large, very exciting EU funding applications – the European Universities Initiative “COLOURS” and the European SciComm Center.

In addition, we continue to regularly facilitate inspiring training sessions with young scientists from all over Germany and have been a consortium member of […]

2021 in review

2021-12-22T09:14:49+01:0017 December 2021|

Seldomly a year was so composed of challenges as well as new possibilities! While the corona pandemic continues to turn our life inside-out we have been experiencing that the crisis opens new perspectives with regard to Science Communication and Public Engagement. Open Innovation Processes, a new understanding of transfer, digital methods for collaboration of diverse target […]

Public Engagement Training University of Bayreuth

2021-12-22T09:13:56+01:0017 December 2021|

How can early career researchers communicate their research to different publics and stimulate a dialogue? We addressed this question with doctoral students from University of Bayreuth in a two-day online workshop on December 15 and 16.

The first day of the training was focused on science communication […]

Training Public Engagement, Open Innovation and Transfer, HHU Düsseldorf

2021-11-17T15:49:15+01:008 November 2021|

University of the Future

The interactive english speaking online training from 3-4 November 2021 was composed of an interdisciplinary group of phd-students and postdocs of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. Starting into the training on the first day they introduced themselves naming three words they connect with the “univercity of the future”.  “Inclusive”, “Flexible”, “Open” and “Innovative” were […]

Public Engagement Training within the “PIER Partnership” – DESY and Universität Hamburg

2021-11-04T08:43:35+01:004 November 2021|

What is public engagement and what role does it play for successful research proposals today? We worked on these topics together with early career researchers from DESY and Hamburg University in an interactive online workshop on October 28 and 29. DESY stands for German Electron Synchrotron and is one of the world’s leading accelerator centres. The […]

Online-Training with young researchers from TU Dortmund

2021-10-29T15:45:36+02:0029 October 2021|

The start of this years’ winter semester in Germany for us means a marathon of Public Engagement Trainings – starting with an Online-Training with young researchers of TU Dortmund.

1-Minute-Pitch: „What is interesting/fascinating/challenging about my research?”

It was an international and interdisciplinary group, we therefore held the training in English. The researchers with backgrounds from the […]

Public Engagement Training in Bochum!

2021-09-30T11:19:58+02:0030 September 2021|

Our first on-site Training in Public Engagement and Science Communication since the beginning of the pandemic!

This training in Bochum was special in two different ways: After numerous online-trainings, we facilitated this training on-site in Bochum. Furthermore, the participants were not an insterdisciplinary group as it is in most of our trainings but engineers focussing on tunnel […]

Training: Introduction to Science Communication and Public Engagement

2021-08-31T14:12:15+02:0031 August 2021|

One-Day-Training with PHD-students of the University of Duisburg-Essen

The Public Engagement Training gave an overview on trends and developments in science-society dialogues as well as benefits, challenges, barriers and goals of public communication of research projects. Furthermore concrete best practice examples of public engagement formats inpired the participants to work on their […]

Workshop Series at Ruhr University Bochum – Developing Strategies for Knowledge Transfer

2021-06-29T10:41:25+02:0029 June 2021|

“Connect your research to the world” was the topic of a three-part workshop series conducted by city2science at Ruhr University Bochum. The workshops were conducted on behalf of RUB Research School and World Factory and took place in May and June 2021. They focused on knowledge transfer and collaboration with actors from outside of university. Young […]

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