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 […]

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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 […]

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ENtRANCE was presented with a poster and leaflets in an international conference Smart Cities in Smart Regions in the Sibelius Hall conference center in Lahti. This conference was organized by Lahti University of Applied Sciences and interested people from as far as India, among those closer countries, such as Belgium. In the conference dinner, it […]

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Hansje, Leneke and Valentina opening the interactive training session. Picture: J. D. Marrée   From the 17th until the 19th of September 2018, 25 higher education lecturers from the five ENtRANCE institutions have participated in a “CONNECTING ACADEMIA AND SOCIETY THROUGH RESPONSIBLE EDUCATION” training at Wageningen, The Nederlands. The interactive training was designed by ENtRANCE […]

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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 […]

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The Living Knowledge Network is an international Science Shop Network, set up for people interested in building partnerships for public access to research. Every two years academics, practitioners, activists, social innovators, research funders, science educators and communicators, citizen scientists, policy makers, NGOs, artists, interested community groups and citizens gather for the Living Knowledge Conference. The […]

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Changes to the sense of taste and smell are a common side-effect experienced by patients being treated for cancer. The HungerNdThirst Foundation has now signalled a possible negative impact on patient recovery and quality of life, due to the effect these changes have on food intake and food preferences. The foundation is focusing its attention […]

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Green is needed in the cities for their livability. Community-wise this question concerns everybody: how can the balance can  be found between maintaining green spaces and the need for (affordable) housing? The Groen Platform Amsterdam (GPA) asked the Science Shop of Wageningen University & Research to provide a scientific basis for the value of the […]

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ISMAI/IPMAIA organized a public presentation of ENtRANCE project to CSOs on 29.5.2018 in Maia, Portugal.  The invitation was sent to numerous organizations in the North region. More than 60 inscriptions were registered, representing around 40 organizations. See https://pt-pt.facebook.com/ISMAI.PT https://www.facebook.com/ipmaia.pt/

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Public access to research was the interest of the Living Knowledge 2018 conference 30.5. – 1.6.2018 in Budapest, Hungary. This 8th LK conference was hosted by the Corvinus Business School, University of Budapest. CSO’s engagement with research was one of the themes, as it is with ENtRANCE, where the focus is in co-operaration between higher education […]

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