Working Group Two

The working group (WG) brings together scientists and science communicators from the region who engage in activities of their institutions to support science education and public engagement to science as well as related activities in and for the Western Balkans.

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It is led by Désirée Pecarz from Centre for Social Innovation and co-chaired by Dragan Stoiljkovic from the University of Novi Sad. The working group operates since the start of 2022 and aims to implement activities until 2024 and beyond. It is open to new members who are invited to express their interest via this form.

The objectives of the WG include:

Understanding the state-of-play The WG aims to map and bring together science to school initiatives and citizen science actions.

Exchanging experiences It aims to facilitate the implementation of RRI sessions in regional scientific conferences.

Raising awareness We aim to present results at Researchers Nights and develop policy briefs.

Proposing new ways of doing things We aim to share the experiences of the Engineering Creativity Center and develop and share tools for more effective communication skills.

Additionally, the working group supports the collection of good practices via the following form and support communication about the working group’s activities.

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POLICY BRIEF Integrating STEM Citizen Science and Public Engagement for Enhanced Research and Innovation Impact
POLICY BRIEF Enhancing Science Education through Citizen Science: Students’ Perceptions and Motivations in STEM/STEAM Learning
Save the Date and Secure Your Spot! WEBINAR ON “SPREADING CITIZEN SCIENCE IN THE WESTERN BALKANS”
Working Group 2 summary – Science Education and Public Engagement
Cross-working group meeting of WG1 and WG2
Gender Equality
Public Engagement Practices in European Commission-funded projects: Fostering Socio-Scientific Collaborations
Update on the activities of the Working Group 2 Public Engagement and Science Education
First face-to-face Working Group meetings and current situation in the Western Balkan
A month dedicated to awareness about citizen science
Call for Submission of Good Practices in RRI
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POLICY BRIEF Integrating STEM Citizen Science and Public Engagement for Enhanced Research and Innovation Impact
POLICY BRIEF Enhancing Science Education through Citizen Science: Students’ Perceptions and Motivations in STEM/STEAM Learning
Save the Date and Secure Your Spot! WEBINAR ON “SPREADING CITIZEN SCIENCE IN THE WESTERN BALKANS”
Working Group 2 summary – Science Education and Public Engagement
Cross-working group meeting of WG1 and WG2
Gender Equality
Public Engagement Practices in European Commission-funded projects: Fostering Socio-Scientific Collaborations
Update on the activities of the Working Group 2 Public Engagement and Science Education
First face-to-face Working Group meetings and current situation in the Western Balkan
A month dedicated to awareness about citizen science
Call for Submission of Good Practices in RRI
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Working Group 2 summary – Science Education and Public Engagement

Summary and update of Working Group 2 Action Plan.
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Cross-working group meeting of WG1 and WG2

WG1: Gender & Ethics WG2: Science Education & Public Engagement
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Public Engagement Practices in European Commission-funded projects: Fostering Socio-Scientific Collaborations

In their latest publication, SEERC partners Maria Michali and Prof. George Eleftherakis, examine Public Engagement implementation within the context of European Commission (EC)-funded projects that aim to foster inclusive R&I.
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Update on the activities of the Working Group 2 Public Engagement and Science Education

A brief overview of what our WG2 members have been up to in the previous period and the future plans.
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First face-to-face Working Group meetings and current situation in the Western Balkan

At the first hybrid public event, the members of the Working Groups had their first face-to-face meeting, discussing important points regarding their objectives, which frame the aspects of RRI.
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Gender Equality Plans in the Western Balkans

Mapping Gender Equality Plans in the Western Balkans.
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A month dedicated to awareness about citizen science

April was declared to be “Citizen Science Month” in a global initiative and the WBC-RRI.NET project has joined in the promotion.
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