Science Communication. How to Engage Nowadays

The Euprio annual conference
ETH Zurich and University of Zurich (Switzerland)
August 28 – August 31, 2022
Programme
Sunday, August 28, 2022

15:45 - 17:30

Small city tours in Zurich - 4 options
leaving from ETH Rämistrasse:

  1. Zurich Old Town Walking Tour
  2. Reformation in Zurich Tour
  3. Water in Zurich Tour
  4. Zurich’s Powerful Women Tour

15:00 - 19:00

Registration of participants

19:00 - 19:30

Welcome Event in Zurich
ETH Zurich, Hall and Polyterrasse
Dr. Silvia Steiner, Government Councillor Canton of Zurich
Prof. Michael Hengartner, President of the ETH Board
Prof. Michael Schaepman, President of University of Zurich
Prof. Vanessa Wood, Vice President for Knowledge Transfer and Corporate Relations ETH Zurich

Moderation: Gian-Andri Casutt, President of Euprio and Director of communication ETH Board

19:30 - open-end

Get-together
ETH Zurich, Hall and Polyterrasse


Monday, August 29, 2022 - University of Zurich

09:00 - 17:00

Information desk
University of Zurich - Conference Info desk

08:30 - 09:00

Conference Opening
Euprio Executive Board members – joint appearance Local Committee

09:00 - 10:00

Keynote Speech
Communicating science in a “post-truth” world
Prof. Stephan Lewandowsky, University of Bristol

10:00 - 11:00

Coffee break, guided poster session
University of Zurich, Lichthof

11:00 - 12:00

Workshops (session 1 – round 1)
University of Zurich – different rooms

Discover the workshops
  1. Scientifica – Switzerland’s biggest science festival
    Roland BAUMANN and Theo VON DÄNKEN, ETH Zurich & University of Zurich – Switzerland
  2. Let's develop our public engagement skills!
    Cecilia BILLGREN ASKWALL, VA (Public & Science) - Sweden
  3. Awards 2019 winner: How to organise the biggest indoor popular science festival in EUROPE? ŚFN KATOWICE – our success story
    Giga GOGOSASHVILI, University of Silesia in Katowice – Poland
  4. How to ask uncomfortable questions – and how guidelines can help
    Elisabeth HOFFMANN, Technische Universität Braunschweig – Germany
  5. TikTok – a tool for higher education to reach younger target groups?
    Elisabeth JURACK, University of Bonn – Germany
  6. Strategies to popularize science: thinking global, acting locally
    Elena LÁZARO REAL, University of Cordoba - Spain
  7. Two-way communication of Science
    Arwin NIMIS, Drenthe College - The Netherlands
  8. Attracting students in a competitive environment
    Lotte FINCK, Aalborg Universiteit – Denmark
  9. A university's strategic plan and values as a communications challenge (results from the Euprio Mobility Programme)
    Hannamajia HELANDER, University of Helsinki – Finland
  10. Less crisis communication, please
    Sys Christina Mehlsen VESTERGAARD, Aarhus Universiteit - Denmark
  11. Communication strategy and plans for research infrastructures: the EPOS case
    Enrico Balli, EPOS-European Plate Observing System

12:00 - 13:45

Lunch
University of Zurich - Lichthof

13:45 - 15:00

European Plaza (2 rounds)
Group discussions at different tables - University of Zurich

15:00 - 16:00

Workshops (session 1 – round 2)
University of Zurich - different rooms

Discover the workshops
  1. Scientifica – Switzerland’s biggest science festival
    Roland BAUMANN and Theo VON DÄNKEN, ETH Zurich & University of Zurich – Switzerland
  2. Let's develop our public engagement skills!
    Cecilia BILLGREN ASKWALL, VA (Public & Science) - Sweden
  3. Awards 2019 winner: How to organise the biggest indoor popular science festival in EUROPE? ŚFN KATOWICE – our success story
    Giga GOGOSASHVILI, University of Silesia in Katowice – Poland
  4. How to ask uncomfortable questions – and how guidelines can help
    Elisabeth HOFFMANN, Technische Universität Braunschweig – Germany
  5. TikTok – a tool for higher education to reach younger target groups?
    Elisabeth JURACK, University of Bonn – Germany
  6. Strategies to popularize science: thinking global, acting locally
    Elena LÁZARO REAL, University of Cordoba - Spain
  7. Two-way communication of Science
    Arwin NIMIS, Drenthe College - The Netherlands
  8. Attracting students in a competitive environment
    Lotte FINCK, Aalborg Universiteit – Denmark
  9. A university's strategic plan and values as a communications challenge (results from the Euprio Mobility Programme)
    Hannamajia HELANDER, University of Helsinki – Finland
  10. Less crisis communication, please
    Sys Christina Mehlsen VESTERGAARD, Aarhus Universiteit - Denmark
  11. Communication strategy and plans for research infrastructures: the EPOS case
    Enrico Balli, EPOS-European Plate Observing System

16:00 - 16:45

Coffee break, guided poster session
University of Zurich - Lichthof

16:45

Transfer to the hotels

19:30 - open-end

Gala Dinner
Kongresshaus Zürich, Zurich


Tuesday, August 30, 2022 - University of Zurich

09:00 - 17:00

Information desk
University of Zurich - Conference Info desk

09:30 - 10:30

Workshops (session 2 – round 1)
University of Zurich – different rooms

Discover the workshops
  1. Evaluating Quality Research: how REF2021 kick-started a research communications revolution at The University of Manchester
    Lynda MCINTOSH, The University of Manchester – United Kingdom
  2. Public engagement with science: experiences from the European Research Council (ERC)
    Anthony LOCKETT, ERC-European Research Council Executive Agency – Belgium
  3. Overcoming polarisation and misinformation through data
    Fabiana ZOLLO, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice – Italy
  4. Use (and abuse) of scientific output: current challenges and opportunities in researchers’ training in science communication
    Marc VANHOLSLSBEECK, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Higher Education and Research, Ministry of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation – Belgium
  5. Diversity in public engagement and science outreach
    Ellen GEERTS, University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Antwerp – Belgium
  6. University museums, heritage sites and collections: partners in science communication
    Margarida ALMEIDA, Universidade de Aveiro – Portugal
  7. EU-funded research projects: communication, dissemination, and valorisation of knowledge
    Alexandra CORNEA, Université de Côte d’Azur – France
  8. Student researchers to the limelight
    Annely ALLIK and Mare VAHTRE, Estonian Research Council – Estonia
  9. University podcasts: should we have one?
    Andrea COSTA, Bocconi University – Italy
  10. The dissemination of science in Iceland
    Jón Örn Guðbjartsson, University of Iceland – Iceland
  11. Reaching out far in research marketing: Generating new project ideas with jury- and voting-based competitions. The “Research in Germany” case study
    Gernot Gad, German Research Foundation – Germany
  12. The trouble with dialogue: how to force researches to listen to the public
    Hanna Wick, President of the Agora funding scheme for science communication -Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) - Switzerland

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break
University of Zurich, Lichthof

11:00 - 12:00

Workshops (session 2 – round 2)
University of Zurich – different rooms

Discover the workshops
  1. Evaluating Quality Research: how REF2021 kick-started a research communications revolution at The University of Manchester
    Lynda MCINTOSH, The University of Manchester – United Kingdom
  2. Public engagement with science: experiences from the European Research Council (ERC)
    Anthony LOCKETT, ERC-European Research Council Executive Agency – Belgium
  3. Overcoming polarisation and misinformation through data
    Fabiana ZOLLO, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice – Italy
  4. Use (and abuse) of scientific output: current challenges and opportunities in researchers’ training in science communication
    Marc VANHOLSLSBEECK, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Higher Education and Research, Ministry of the Wallonia-Brussels Federation – Belgium
  5. Diversity in public engagement and science outreach
    Ellen GEERTS, University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Antwerp – Belgium
  6. University museums, heritage sites and collections: partners in science communication
    Margarida ALMEIDA, Universidade de Aveiro – Portugal
  7. EU-funded research projects: communication, dissemination, and valorisation of knowledge
    Alexandra CORNEA, Université de Côte d’Azur – France
  8. Student researchers to the limelight
    Annely ALLIK and Mare VAHTRE, Estonian Research Council – Estonia
  9. University podcasts: should we have one?
    Andrea COSTA, Bocconi University – Italy
  10. The dissemination of science in Iceland
    Jón Örn Guðbjartsson, University of Iceland – Iceland
  11. Reaching out far in research marketing: Generating new project ideas with jury- and voting-based competitions. The “Research in Germany” case study
    Gernot Gad, German Research Foundation – Germany
  12. The trouble with dialogue: how to force researches to listen to the public
    Hanna Wick, President of the Agora funding scheme for science communication -Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) - Switzerland

12:00 - 13:30

Lunch
University of Zurich - Lichthof

13:30 - 15:30

General Assembly with the Awards 2022
University of Zurich

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break
University of Zurich, Lichthof

16:00 - 17:00

Panel discussion: presentation and discussion about the results of the survey among the Euprio conference participants on science communication conducted by Prof. Mike Schäfer
University of Zurich - Main Room

17:00 - 17:15

Conference closure
University of Zurich - Main Room

17:15

Transfer to the hotels

19:00 - open-end

Farewell Party
Samigo, at the lake of Zurich


Wednesday, August 31, 2022

08:00 - 18:00

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