CONCISE presents the results of its research and concludes that people’s trust in information sources is a key factor to improve science communication

CONCISE presents the results of its research and concludes that people’s trust in information sources is a key factor to improve science communication

The CONCISE project, coordinated by the ScienceFlows group of the University of Valencia, has presented the main conclusions of the analysis of the data collected from the citizen consultations held in 2019. The results of the research show that citizens demand that universities and public research centres acquire a more relevant role in the dissemination of science.

CONCISE presents the results of its research and concludes that people’s trust in information sources is a key factor to improve science communication

CONCISE presents the results of its research and concludes that people’s trust in information sources is a key factor to improve science communication

The CONCISE project, coordinated by the ScienceFlows group of the University of Valencia, has presented the main conclusions of the analysis of the data collected from the citizen consultations held in 2019. The results of the research show that citizens demand that universities and public research centres acquire a more relevant role in the dissemination of science.

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The CONCISE project presents the results of an investigation on the perception of science among European citizens

The CONCISE project presents the results of an investigation on the perception of science among European citizens

The CONCISE project, coordinated by the ScienceFlows research group of the University of Valencia, presents this Friday, January 22, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and by telematic means, the conclusions of an investigation on the perception of science carried out from the data obtained in five citizen consultations. These took place at the end of 2019 in five cities in as many European countries: Valencia, Lodz (Poland), Vicenza (Italy), Lisbon (Portugal) and Trnava (Slovakia).

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Aging is a blind spot in natural selection

Aging is a blind spot in natural selection

Why do we age? Why do we die? These questions are one of humanity’s greatest challenges. We can see it in religions, which have created different justifications for death; or the large number of myths about a Fountain of Youth.

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RiConfigure Dialogue Days

RiConfigure Dialogue Days

From July 6 to 10, the “Dialogue Days” of the European Project RiConfigure will take place, an open online process that brings together policy makers, practitioners and researchers working in the field of innovation.

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Barriers and incentives to engage in science communication

Barriers and incentives to engage in science communication

Exploring the hurdles and incentives of science communication is one of the key objectives of the CONCISE Project. To that aim,  the team of the Science, Communication, and Society Studies Centre of the Pompeu Fabra University (CCS-UPF) interviewed 26 science communication researchers (from 15 countries) and conducted one contrast online workshop with 18 science communication practitioners (journalists, communication officers, science museum directors, etc.) from 16 countries.

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How citizens can change the world of solar energy

How citizens can change the world of solar energy

GRECO project is taking solar energy research out of the lab and into the hands of the people.  As the project launches its app, Generation Solar, Luisa Fernanda Barbosa Gomez – from the Studies Centre on Science, Communication and Society – Universitat Pompeu Fabra (SCS-UPF), part of GRECO research consortium and manager of the app’s development – tells how citizens will make the difference.

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“Generation Solar”, the citizen science new app about solar energy

“Generation Solar”, the citizen science new app about solar energy

Now available “Generation Solar”, the first platform – soon also an app for smartphones – that creates a unique solar energy community and promotes data exchange between photovoltaic installation owners and scientists. The CCS-UPF has managed the development process of “Generation Solar”, which was born from a unique collaborative process as part of the multinational photovoltaic research project, GRECO.

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