Hereby in summary the results of the impact study carried out in close collaboration with the ENtRANCE project partners. The aim of this impact study is to gain insights in the level of success of the research projects facilitated by the Science Shop Wageningen University & Research (Science Shop WUR). Specifically in what ways the […]Read More →
In ENtRANCE project (31.12.2017 – 29.6.2020) five higher education institutions (HEI) are tackling current societal challenges together with civil society organizations (CSO). E.g. associations, foundations and other non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations which seek to serve public interest and address societal problems.
An aim of the project is to enhance co-operation between CSOs and HEIs and produce a handbook.
In November 2018, ENtRANCE project had a workshop in the FellmanniCampus of Lahti UAS, Finland. The workshop intended to: enhance the interest and ability of Lahti UAS staff members to listen to and co-operate with civil society organizations (CSOs), get the local CSOs to work together, gather ideas from members of different CSOs and increase the co-operation between Lahti UAS and CSOs. The main question was “What would […]Read More →
In this short essay the needs study survey results conducted by the Science Shop Wageningen University & Research (Science Shop WUR) are briefly discussed. The aim of this needs study is to understand if CSOs are facing societal research questions that can be answered by higher education students while supervised by researchers/lecturers. The Science Shop […]Read More →
On Lahti Science Day, Lahti UAS project manager Ms Minna Ulmala gave a presentation about the overall picture of the ENtRANCE project. It has five higher education institutions: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE), Lahti University of Applied Sciences (FIN), Vilnius college of Technologies & Design (LT) Wageningen University (NL) and Maiêutica (ISMAI/IPMAIA) (PT) as partners. The project has been funded by Erasmus+ Strategic Partnerships with three years plan from […]Read More →
During the International week taking place in Vilnius in November 2018 VTDK Science Shop coordinator took a chance to present ENtRANCE project and VTDK Science Shop experience to the foreign partners, coming from both EU and non-EU countries (such as Armenia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Serbia, Bosnia). Throughout 2015-2018 Vilnius College of Technologies and Design has worked […]Read More →
Worldwide more and more people are moving to the city and this trend is not expected to change in the coming decades. The result is an increasing demand for housing, preferably near the facilities of the city. This can be at odds with the preservation of green areas in the city. Because green is of […]Read More →
On the 30th of November, ENtRANCE coordinator VUB presented the first results of the impact study during the “Community Engagement: Facing the Challenge” workshop during the Engage2018 conference in Edinburgh. The Engage conference is an annual conference hosted by the National co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement of the UK, for everyone interested in public engagement […]Read More →
In the Lahti Science Day workshop on collaboration with the CSOs a concrete suggestion was made for a day on service and information design to be held together with Lahti UAS and the local CSOs. This hands-on educational day for working on these skills will be held in Spring 2019. It will focus on the […]Read More →
Stichting Heideboerderij Nederland (SHN, The Dutch Heath Farm Foundation) works on the development of the heath farm concept in The Netherlands. At fifteen locations farmers, shepherds, nature organisations, citizens, entrepreneurs and the local and provincial governments work together on the realisation of heath farms. The SHN asked the Science Shop of Wageningen University & Research […]Read More →
The University Institute of Maia – ISMAI and University of A Coruña organized the 1st International Congress of Business Sciences dedicated to the topic ‘University and Businesses: marriage or divorce?’ Emerging issues and new challenges concerning the future of Higher Education, as well as the need for constant adaptation to an ever changing labour market […]Read More →