Training: Introduction to Science Communication and Public Engagement

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 […]

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

Start of the “Expedition Science” this week!

This week Paderborn’s city centre is set to be transformed into an exciting interactive ideas lab: From 12 to 14 August 2021, children, young people and adults will have the opportunity to enjoy an exciting journey through the world of research – all the way through the past centuries to the digital future.

Under the motto […]

2021-08-10T13:10:48+02:0010 August 2021|

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

“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 […]

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

Training: Introduction to Public Engagement and Science Communication

Two inspiring and compact workshop days with 40 PhD students from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation

Excellent research today is about openness, transparency and participation. Skills in public communication of science are relevant for careers inside and outside academia, and enhance the success rates in the acquisition of funding. Our interactive […]

2021-06-25T13:13:17+02:0025 June 2021|

Co-Creation in Bochum

June 2 we were invited to facilitate a workshop to develop ideas for the future “house of knowlegde” in Bochum! The interactive virtual workspace included 35 stakeholders from science, education, economy and municipality, who came together for the first time. The interdisciplinary gathering focused on the conversion and transformation of a former post office across Bochum’s […]

2021-06-04T09:39:35+02:004 June 2021|

Succesful Premiere of #CreateYourope!

Young people from Germany and Poland engage in creative marathon of ideas during the European Week North Rhine-Westphalia

The first instance of the Social Makerthon #CreateYourope delivered exciting results! On May 7-8, young people aged 16 – 22 years developed ideas for a greener, more sustainable and more inclusive Europe: ideas ranged from urban gardening networks, sustainability […]

2021-05-18T16:46:54+02:0018 May 2021|

Three Public engagement workshops in Paderborn

In April, we facilitated three public engagement workshops in Paderborn. The interdisciplinary online workshop combined theory and praxis. During the input phase we gave an overview of science communication theory and international trends in scicomm and public engagement. To inspire the participants we showed some best practice examples from European science festivals. Lastly, some tipps and […]

2021-04-22T11:39:47+02:0022 April 2021|

Social Makerthon #CreateYourope Invites Students to Co-Create the Future of Europe

How can we shape, co-create and develop a sustainable Europe together? And how can young people actively participate in the European innovation process, shaping the future of Europe? 

These questions will be addressed in the Digital Social Makerthon  #CreateYourope, organised by city2science from 7-9 May 2021 on behalf of Regionalverband Ruhr, RVR. Partners of this new initiative […]

2021-04-15T10:05:56+02:0022 March 2021|

MAKERTHON OPEN.PUBLIC.PLACES selected as Finalist for the “Science Breakthrough of the Year” at Falling Walls Remote 2020! 

Breaking the Walls of Social Innovation: We are proud  to announce that the first MAKERTHON OWL – OPEN.PUBIC.PLACES – has been selected as a finalist for the Science Breakthrough of the Year in the category Science Engagement Initiatives at the prestigious conference Falling Walls Remote 2020!

In this video city2science CEO Annette Klinkert gives an insight into […]

2021-03-24T13:24:01+01:0030 July 2020|

2019 in review – time to say “thanks”

2019 begins as it is ending: we are involved in various EU-proposals with great partners treating current subjects within the areas science and society, sustainable city development, strategic development of scientific institutions and smart regions. Besides the support in proposal design and writing city2science is increasingly asked as partner for dissemination as well as public engagement […]

2021-06-11T13:19:50+02:0019 December 2019|
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