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EU-Citizen.Science – the first periodic project meeting

Members of the EU-Citizen.Science consortium met in Vilnius, Lithuania, in September for the first periodic project meeting.

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Social innovation – local solutions to global challenges?

The #ISIRC2019 conference in Glasgow created an outstanding opportunity to take stock of the landscape of Social Innovation scholarship, practice and policy.

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Can one democratise social research through citizen science?

Can we democratise and decolonise social research? – that was our question for 3,000+ sociologists in Manchester at the 14th European Sociological Association Conference.

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Sharing seeds could help farmers grow better food

The Horizon Magazine featured our Dynaversity project on how to help farmers decrease their dependency on global agribusiness and grow food better suited to local conditions.

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The Power of the Pulse

Nutritionists are more and more regarding grain legumes as one of the therapeutic weapons against the obesity epidemic, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer – the leading causes of death in Hungary. Pulses are a healthy source of energy and also good for the environment. The realisation of this ecological-health approach was the central theme in the Mediterranean Legume Innovation Network (LIN) Workshop of the TRUE project.

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Research ♥ Civil Society: inspiration from Science Shops

The Ecsite Conference 2019 brought together 1,100+ science communication professionals from 50+ different countries. The vibrant and diverse programme included our remarkable session on science shops.

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Citizen Science Strategies in Europe: a view from Cēsis

In June 2019, I travelled to Cēsis, Latvia to participate in the Fifth Citizen Science Cost Action Meeting.

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Diet as leverage point towards a healthy and sustainable food system

The Joint Programming Initiative a Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (JPI HDHL) welcomed about 240 people to its 5th international conference on the 20th of February 2019 in Bozar, Brussels.

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What competences are needed for the food system of the future?

After laying the foundations for designing successful co-creation projects in 2018, the Fit4Food Budapest community is up for a fruitful 2019. We kicked off the year together with community members from various parts of the local food system.

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