Online training: Public Engagement Project Management
When: 3 sessions: 7th May 2020 14.00-16.00, 13th May 2020 14.00-16.00, 25th May 14.00-15.00
Where: Zoom – after signing up, you will receive a link by email
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*Please note that this training will have a maximum of 10 participants. Participants will be selected on a first come, first served basis.
Lecture: Science, Citizenship and the Public Value of the University
Location: Auditorium, Minderbroedersberg 6-8
As many commentators have observed, the push to innovation is a major theme of modern life. In this changing context, questions of science, citizenship and the role of knowledge institutions seem more important than ever. Specifically, how can universities make a larger democratic contribution to exploring socio-technical futures? What would it mean to put “public value” at the core of European universities? And what possibilities are there for enhanced citizen engagement within these processes of innovation and change?
Following the presentation by Professor Alan Irwin, there will be time for audience dialogue, discussion and critical reflection on the questions raised.read more
Masterclass with Alan Irwin
Masterclass: Community-engagement in your research?
When? 20 February 2020, 10:00-12:00
Where? Karl Dittrich room (SSC)
More and more, research is supposed to involve citizens. The idea is that researchers should not simply pursue their own interests, but should work for society. This includes involving citizens in science, from engaging them in the research process to presenting research results in an accessible and useful way.read more