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, […]
Greece is known for philosophy, art, history and much more. Surrounded by modern technologies, Athens faces modern challenges affecting citizens and the environment. How do ultra-modernization and urban development affect society and the education system? Which projects already exist in the field of education that have a positive impact on the local community and the green […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are happy about the publication of our article “Co-Creating the Future: The Power of Social Makerthons in Urban Innovation Ecosystems” in the pnd-rethinking planning-magazine of RWTH Aachen University. It describes Co-Creation-processes and innovative collaboration formats with concrete examples from our work within the past two years.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]