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Project Title: Targeting Social Pensions in Bangladesh

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Researcher Viola Asri, postdoctoral researcher, University of Konstanz Keywords: capacity-building; transparency; reflexivity; challenges of collaboration The project investigates the selection of beneficiaries for Bangladesh’s Old Age Allowance – a cash transfer for the elderly poor in Bangladesh. It tests interventions to improve selection processes for social pensions performed by local government officials in rural areas. […]

Project Title: Partnership for Circular Municipalites (Partnerskab for Cirkulære Kommuner)

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Researcher Thomas Budde Christensen, Associate Professor, Roskilde University Keywords: action research, system-based collaboration, social impact, anticipation Thomas works with the field of circular economy – reduction of waste, reusage and recycling of residues and waste products including plastic waste, construction waste and organic waste. In 2017, a number of Danish municipalities, waste companies and Roskilde […]

Project Title: Aegean Greeners

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Researcher Anna Kotrikla, Assistant Professor, University of the Aegean Keywords: activism, youth engagement In (2017) some of the students that Anna was teaching at the Management and Finance program proposed to form a voluntary, environmental group called Aegean Greeners. Even though the founders have graduated and members change every two years due to graduations, the […]

Project Title: Global Naturalized Alien Flora (GloNAF database)

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Researcher Mark van Kleunen, Professor, University of Konstanz Keywords: open science Mark van Kleunen currently works at the Department of Biology, University of Konstanz. Mark does research in Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Botany. The idea for the Global Naturalized Alien Flora (GloNAF) started to develop in November 2011, after some researchers realized that scholars still […]

Project Title: The Mass Experiment 2019

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Researcher Kristian Syberg, Associate Professor, Roskilde University Keywords: anticipation, interdisciplinary, citizen science, youth engagement In 2019 over 57,000 Danish school children participated in Mass Experiment 2019 – a nationwide mapping of plastic pollution in the Danish nature. The study is the world’s first national scientific mapping of plastic pollution. School children systematically collected plastic in […]

Project Title: Strengthened involvement of children in the family law system – Connection between children’s everyday life and practice in the Family Court

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Researcher Hanne Warming, Professor, RUC Keywords: inclusion, impact, participatory methods; capacity-building Family law cases are often conflict-ridden with negative consequences for children’s well-being and development.  There is a need to create space for better and broader child involvement, with a focus on the child’s right to understand, express and have their experience of the situation […]

Project Title: Course on Ethics of Social Intervention

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Researcher Noelia Martínez-Doallo, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Konstanz Keywords: challenges of collaboration; democratization of knowledge This course was organized by the Galician Professional Association of Case Workers, with an objective to provide further education to this professional group. During the course, Noelia was engaged in the module about confidentiality, professional secrecy, data protection […]

Project Title: DOOLEE: Development of Online Learning Environment for e-Health

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Researcher Polina Mihova, Associate Professor, NBU Keywords: social impact, open access The project focuses on a distance learning program on the topic: eHealth – Assistance for People with Disabilities. It develops training courses and learning tools, including electronic interactive educational tools, animations, mobile applications, self-learning distance courses that can be used on an online platform […]

Project Title: Prometheus

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Researcher Yannis Charalabidis, Professor, Digital Governance, University of the Aegean, Greece Keywords: system-based collaboration; creativity; digital collaboration; youth engagement; empowerment PROMETHEUS project is an initiative of Universities, Research Centers and Enterprises from Greece, the Netherlands, Italy, Romania and North Macedonia. The project’s vision is to foster institutional engagement and change in Higher Education, through developing […]

Project Title: CHART – cognition human and artificial

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Researcher Samantha Charpentier, PhD researcher, Paris 8 Keywords: open science, open access CHArt is an interdisciplinary laboratory that has been awarded, along with 22 other research units, the Institut Carnot badge. Its aim is to study natural and artificial cognitive systems and their pragmatic and semantic interactions. It applies the methods and techniques of experimental […]