Previous Event Jul 26
Mainstreaming, Embedding, Integrating
Mainstreaming, Embedding, Integrating: What difference does stakeholder engagement make on the impact of S&T research on public safety and security?
This plenary session will take place under the frame of SIS2016 - 1st Conference of Social Impact on Science, on the 26 of July 2016 in Barcelona, Spain.
The session will address the link between stakeholder participation in European R&D for public safety and security, the responsiveness of the R&D agenda and the kind of impacts out of it.
More information about the session here: https://www.conftool.pro/sis2016/index.php?page=browseSessions&form_session=30
More information about the SIS2016 event here: http://socialimpactscience.org/sis2016/
Previous Event Oct 17
DANDELION has been invited to participate to the Joint Conference & Networking meeting "Understanding Europe – Promoting the European Public and Cultural Space", that will be orgised by REA (European Commission's Directorate General for Research and Innovation, Unit B6 "Open and inclusive societies") on the 17-18 of October in Brussels.
The meeting aims at bringing together selected projects selected under the Horizon 2020, REFLECTIVE 2014 and 2015 calls "Reflective Societies: Cultural Heritage and European Identities" to discuss about the social challenges covered by the respective projects.
Previous Event Oct 19
DANDELION Quadruple Helix Workshop
On the 19th of October 2016 DANDELION will organize the Quadruple Helix workshop at the Slovak Liaison Office for Research and Development, in Brussels.
The purpose of the workshop will be to foster the discussion on “how to better communicate SSH research results to maximise their societal impact”.
The workshop will be organised in focus groups engaging the dialogue in topics related with:
- the innovation in SSH research and (current) key socio-economic challenge;
- the communication gap and interaction barriers among stakeholders; and
- the benchmarking of IIRS projects for the valorisation of dissemination and communication strategies and impact.
The Agenda of the Workshop is now available HERE
The participants will be composed by stakeholders representing the Quadruple Helix model, namely:
- Researchers from the broader field of Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities;
- Social incubators, SMEs, education and training providers, consultants;
- Policy/decision makers and advisors;
- Public agencies active in supporting/promoting R&I collaboration and Liaison Offices;
- Science communicators, Civil Society Organisations, Non-Governmental Organisations;
- H2020 National Contact Points as well as coordinators of H2020-IIRS projects;
- EC officers from the DG Research and Innovation and the Research Executive Agency.
Previous Event Nov 14
DANDELION Thematic Workshop at the SSH2016 Conference "Social Sciences and Humanities: A New Agenda for Europe's Challenges"
The registration Networking Event and to the DANDELION Thematic Workshop are now CLOSED.
On November 14th, DANDELION will organise its Thematic Workshop in Bratislava as a side event of the SSH2016 Conference "SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES: A NEW AGENDA FOR EUROPE'S CHALLENGES" organised during the SK PRES 2016, on the 15-16 November 2016 at the Hotel Saffron, Bratislava.
DANDELION Thematic Workshop aims at exploring the dissemination and communication practices of Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies (IIRS) projects in order to increase their uptake and valorization by citizens, policy makers, businesses and civil society.
13:00 - 13:15
Welcoming participants and registration (Coffee break)
13:15 - 13:30
Welcome & Introduction to Dandelion and division of participants into three groups:
Table 1 Migration & Refugee integration in the EU
Table 2 EU identities, extremism and radicalization
Table 3 Social Innovation and reform of EU Public Services
13:30 - 14:00
Round 1 Barriers, bottlenecks and lost knowledge from projects untapped potential of SSH projects to reach policy and society
14:00 - 14:30
Round 2 What has worked well so far: Success stories and best practices which have reached policy, society, the market
14:30 - 15:00
Round 3 How to communicate in an effective, target-sensitive manner in order to mobilise stakeholders and valorise research?
15:00 - 15:30
15:30 - 16:00
Conclusions: Presentation of main results and plenary discussion
The registration to the Networking Event and to the DANDELION Thematic Workshop are now closed
See the official annoucement from the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic at http://goo.gl/fYS3jr
Previous Event May 04
Conference State of the Union
On the 4 and 5 of May 2017, DANDELION will attend to the State of the Union Conference in Florence.
Under the title "Building a People´s Europe, the State of the Union will revolve around the theme of European Citizenship, a multifaceted topic of acute relevance across all EU member states.
More information about the event HERE
Previous Event May 24
DANDELION supporting the Net4Society Webinar: "Beyond dissemination: How to communicate your research"
DANDELION will support the Net4Society Webinar: "Beyond dissemination: How to communicate your research" on the 24 of May 2017 from 15h to 16h30 (CET).
The objective of the webinar is to support NCPs as well as projects and researchers in improving communication skills within the framework of European funded projects in the field of Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) and Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies (IIRS), by providing:
1. Relevant insights into factors to consider when communicating to different target groups: general public, policy makers, academia and media; and
2. Practical and useful hints about particular dissemination and communication actions or campaigns.
Register to the webinar HERE
Previous Event Jun 28
DANDELION’s Charrette at WIRE2017
DANDELION is organising its first charrette within the event “Week of Innovative Regions in Europe – WIRE2017”, that will take place in Košice, Slovakia on the 28th of June 2017.
A Charrette is a structured brainstorming session aiming at providing useful insights on a particular topic from as many angles as possible by engaging different stakeholders.
The Charrette that will be organised in WIRE2017 aims to support actors involved in EU-funded projects in the areas of i) Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities (SSH) and ii) Inclusive, Innovative and Reflective Societies (IIRS) in disseminating their results.
The session will provide guidelines, recommendations and practical tips to help projects to design effective impact and valorisation strategies, including the identification of target groups, the engagement of relevant stakeholders and the selection of appropriate communication channels and tools, among others.
More information about the event HERE
Previous Event Aug 11
DANDELION @ Opinion Festival
DANDELION will be represented by our partner CIVITTA at the Opinion Festival in Paides (Estonia) the 11-12 of August 2017.
Opinion Festival is a meeting place for the entire community, that gives a word to different political views. Its mission is to improve opinion culture and civic education. The festival is open to all active-minded people in Estonia as well as elsewhere, who together would like to discuss issues that are important for all of us.
Next Event Oct 12
DANDELION's Thematic workshop and Networking event in Tallinn
DANDELION will organise a Thematic Workshop, under the frame of the Estonian Presidency Research Policy Conference "European Research Excellence - Impact and Value for Society" that will take place in Tallinn on tthe 12 of October 2017.
The Thematic Workshop will take place on the 13th of October 2017 from 13h to 16h. The Thematic workshop aims to discuss the relevance of SSH research for the future of Europe. The workshop offers a discussion forum where distinguished scientists in the field of migration, politics, sociology, education, etc. will address crucial key topics by sharing some key findings of past and ongoing EC co-funded research and how their research has created impact in migration, integration and education, namely in:
- The dynamics of migration and integration (economic, social, cultural) and positive political and civic participation in European democracy: diversity as an opportunity and an added value for innovation;
- Education as a principal pathway for integration of the post-migration generations.
More information will be shortly available.