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What do the public think about genome editing? That’s what we hope to find out through our public dialogues on genome editing which takes place in Cambridge on October 24 and November 2. The aim with the public dialogues is to discuss the risks and opportunities of disruptive technologies and identify any concerns the public might have.

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Open Science concepts and tools have the potential to transform the current scientific system for the greater good of all, but what does it mean for you? How can you and your work benefit from the Open Science movement? Welcome to an Open Science Workshop for PhD Students at the University of Cambridge on 14 October.

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Open Science concepts and tools have the potential to transform the current scientific system for the greater good of all, but what does it mean for you? How can you and your work benefit from the Open Science movement? Welcome to an Open Science Workshop for students and researchers at the University of Copenhagen on 4 October.

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Open Science concepts and tools have the potential to transform the current scientific system for the greater good of all, but what does it mean for you? How can you and your work benefit from the Open Science movement? Welcome to an Open Science Workshop for PhD Students at the Babraham Institute on 10 October.

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Join the Live Chat with Dr Emma Harris, from the ORION Open Science Project, and Dr Ann Grand, from Wellcome Trust on 3 September at 11:00 CET. They will be discussing: How will Open Science impact research funders? Why is Open Science important and what does it involve? What can the people working for funding organisations do to promote Open Science?

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Open science is about making research more accessible and transparent for other researchers and for society as a whole. The public wants to be involved in the research - but do the researchers want it? If yes, how to make it happen and what are the challenges? This will be discussed in a seminar at the Almedalen Week in Visby, Sweden on 2 July.

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Art is a powerful tool to reach people. Since prehistoric times, humans have used art to tell stories, communicate complex ideas and express emotions. Now, scientists and science communicators are increasingly using diverse art forms to convey science to the public. Join our inspirational session at the Forum for Science Communication.

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Do the public wish to be involved in the process of scientific research? If yes – how? These questions were asked in our public survey "Public attitudes to life sciences research in six European countries" and in the German and Swedish Science Barometers as well as in the Wellcome Trust monitor. The results from these studies will be presented at the session "Why should the public be engaged in Science?" at the Forum for Science Communication in Gothenburg on 3 April.

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On 10 December the ORION partner Babraham Institute will arrange a workshop on Open Science for UK stakeholders to discuss their views, expectations and roles within this European research priority. The workshop is by invitation only, and will take place at the Babraham Institute in Cambridge. During the workshop we...

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This webinar organized by La Caixa and Vitae on 29 November will establish what Open Science is and why it is needed. There will be an overview of the main areas of Open Science: Open Access, Open Data, Public Engagement, and Data Management and IP. In addition, there will be some practical tips on changes researchers can make towards Open Science, the potential career benefits of Open Science, and information on what resources the ORION project can provide.

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