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The ORION team will participate in a session on "Engaging the Public through Open Science - Putting theory into practice" at the Public Communication of Science and Technology, PCST virtual conference on 27 May at 11:00-12:15 CET. During the session you will get a glimpse of some of the ORION public engagement and co-creation projects, methods and activities

This session will showcase a range of innovative methods and activities for engaging the public in the research process through Open Science from around Europe. Examples include co-creation formats and methodologies,
citizen science approaches, public and multi-stakeholder dialogues on topics ranging from genome editing to the bioeconomy.

It will also draw upon insights from a number of studies across Europe investigating public attitudes towards research and public interest in getting involved in science. Participants will be invited to share their views on challenges of widening participation in research, ways to overcome these as well as their experiences
of putting open science into practice.

Speakers are:

  • Emma Martinez, Public Engagement Officer at Babraham Institute
  • Pedro Russo, Assistant Professor, Leiden University
  • Maria Hagardt, International Relations & Communications Office, VA (Public & Science)

The session is arranged together with VA Public & Science and will be moderated by Helen Garrison, VA (Public & Science)

For more information about the PCST conference and registrations, please see the PCST event website.