How to train the staff and students to understanding of societal challenges and the work that the local CSO’s do when facing those? ENtRANCE project has challenged this in several countries within the project. In Lahti UAS, Finland, the approach has been a multiple and colorful choice of tasks and events with the CSO’s, as […]

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The ENtRANCE project Program for Action-Training and Intervention with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) is taking place at ISMAI since the end of March 2019 and will continue along the next academic year 2019/2020. The training sessions are addressed to students and teachers with demonstrated interest in the topic of “Community Based Learning” (CBR). The training […]

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How do partner organisations evaluate community based research (CBR) student projects they were involved in? Within ENtRANCE, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Wageningen University & Research (WU) and Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LUAS) surveyed (72) and interviewed (23 of) their partner organisations in autumn 2018. While CBR projects at VUB and WU are supported by […]

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For disseminating the project results, the first multiplier event by ISMAI/IPMAIA took place April 4th at Maiêutica university campus in Maia, Portugal. About 19 participants attended the session representing both CSOs and University institutions. A few students and teachers from our university involved in the project also attended. In this session, the focus was on […]

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In the learning spaces tour organised by 4TU, Valentina Tassone and Lèneke Pfeiffer shared the impact and needs study results of the ENtRANCE project survey. As well as the innovation efforts to foster transdisciplinary learning in one of the Wageningen University courses. 4TU is a collaboration effort of the four technological Universities in the Netherlands […]

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How do partner organisations evaluate community based research (CBR) student projects they were involved in? Within the ENtRANCE project (co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the EU) Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Wageningen University & Research (WU) and Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LUAS) surveyed (72) and interviewed (23 of) their partner organisations in autumn 2018. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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