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30 June 2010 - 30 June 2014

PLACES

Visions for the cities of scientific culture. PLACES facilitated a three-way conversation between science, policy makers and society in Europe. It resulted in a vision for science policy at city level and hundreds of interconnected local networks.

 

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Practical guide or toolkit

The project Platform of Local Authorities and Communicators Engaged in Science (PLACES) resulted in EU-level blueprints for the European City of Scientific Culture.
The essence of a European City of Scientific Culture is that it supports science-informed strategies in cities involving society’s major drivers for economic growth, innovation and structural change.

Read the Declaration.

Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
city of scientific culture, PLACES, science governance
Book or article
Anne Glover at the 3rd PLACES conference, Torino, Italy, June 2013. Photo by Silvia Pastore

A June 2013 interview with Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Advisor to the European Union.

Interview published in Spokes#1, Fall 2013

Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
anne glover, EU, citizenship, science engagement, scientists, PLACES, voices
Practical guide or toolkit

The committee of PLACES researchers coordinated by PLACES partner Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain, developed the PLACES Impact Assessment Toolkit to measure science communication initiatives and policies.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
impact, assessment, PLACES