Project-wide: CSOs

Project-wide Workshop on Research with CSOs for sustainable development:
Reflecting on experience

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Wednesday 29th September 2010, 9.30-17.00
The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, London NW1 8NP

Programme and presentations

Welcome and Introduction: Les Levidow, Open University (Download Presentation, .ppt)

Citizens, civil society and the innovation union (Presentation, PDF)
Philippe Galiay, Science in Society (SiS) Programme, European Commission

Guest speaker: Michel Pimbert, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
(Paper, .doc)

Cooperative Processes for Research on Sustainable Development (Paper, .doc; Presentation, PDF)
Sue Oreszczyn and Les Levidow, The Open University, and Steve Hinchliffe, Exeter University
Coordinators of the SiS-funded project, Cooperative Research on Environmental Problems in Europe (CREPE)

Participatory research processes: Experiences from a NGO engaged in ‘science and democracy’ (Paper,.doc)
Claudia Neubauer, Fondation Sciences Citoyennes
Coordinator of the SiS-funded project, Science, Technology and Civil Society (STACS) and partner in CREPE

The co-production of knowledge about alternative agro-food networks: experiences of involving CSOs in ‘co-operative research’ (Paper, PDF; Presentation, PDF)
Sandra Karner, Inter-University Research Centre on Technology, Work and Culture (IFZ), Graz.  Nicoleta Chioncel, University of Oradea
Coordinators of the SiS-funded project, Facilitating Agro-food Networks (FAAN)

Engaging CSOs and other stakeholders in fisheries research (Paper, PDF)
Steve Mackinson, Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (CEFAS)
Coordinator of the SiS-funded project, Bridging the knowledge gap between fishermen and science (GAP1)

Science shops: research capacity for CSOs (Paper, PDF; Presentation, PDF)
Henk Mulder, Science Shop, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Coordinator of the SiS-funded project, Public Engagement with Research and Research Engagement with Society (PERARES) and Chairman of the Dutch Science Shops

Between science and activism: learning and teaching ecological economics with environmental justice organizations (Paper, PDF; Presentation, PDF)
J. Martinez-Alier, H. Healy, L. Temper, M. Walter, B. Rodriguez-Labajos, J.F. Gerber, M. Conde ICTA, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Coordinator of the SiS-funded project, Civil Society Engagement with ECological EConomics (CEECEC)

The ESDinds project: analysing participation in a complex, multi-level project involving cooperative research on values-based indicators (Paper, .doc; Presentation, .ppt)
Gemma Burford, Marie Harder, et al., Sustainable Development Coordination Unit, University of Brighton, Coordinator of the SiS-funded project, Development of indicators and assessment tools for CSO value-based projects in education for sustainable development (ESDinds)

> Workshop announcement (PDF)