Network of National Contact Points FP7 Science in Society  <br />Adalheidur Jónsdóttir<br />Project coordinator<br />The I...
What is FP7 ScienceinSociety? WhatareNationalContactPoints?<br />SiS net project supports the network of National Contact ...
Objectives of theproject<br /><ul><li>Strengthen the network of National Contact Points for FP7 Science in Society across ...
Improve SiS NCP service across Europe with training and best practice sharing
Increase consistency in NCP work
Provide better service to project proposers in FP7 SiS
Promote the Science in Society programme</li></ul>Slide 3<br />
FP7 ScienceinSociety<br />Activities in the field of Science in Society aim to:<br /> 	"stimulate, with a view to building...
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  1. 1. Network of National Contact Points FP7 Science in Society <br />Adalheidur Jónsdóttir<br />Project coordinator<br />The Icelandic Centre for Research – RANNÍS <br />Slide 1<br />
  2. 2. What is FP7 ScienceinSociety? WhatareNationalContactPoints?<br />SiS net project supports the network of National Contact Points for FP7 Science in Society.<br />NCPs assist project proposers that want to apply for funding in FP7 Science in Society programme, e.g. for science education projects<br />Slide 2<br />FP7 Science in Society programme within Capacities supports activities that bring together science and society at large, such as:<br />Science communication<br />Young people and science<br />Gender and science <br />
  3. 3. Objectives of theproject<br /><ul><li>Strengthen the network of National Contact Points for FP7 Science in Society across Europe
  4. 4. Improve SiS NCP service across Europe with training and best practice sharing
  5. 5. Increase consistency in NCP work
  6. 6. Provide better service to project proposers in FP7 SiS
  7. 7. Promote the Science in Society programme</li></ul>Slide 3<br />
  8. 8. FP7 ScienceinSociety<br />Activities in the field of Science in Society aim to:<br /> "stimulate, with a view to building an open, effective and democratic European knowledge-based society, the harmonious integration of scientific and technological endeavour, and associated research policies in the European social web, by encouraging pan-European reflection and debate on science and technology and their relationship with the whole spectrum of society and culture".<br />Budget: € 330 million for FP7 (2007-2013)<br />Slide 4<br />
  9. 9. Whatactivitiesarefunded?<br />A more dynamic governance of the relationship between science and society <br />Research on ethics in science and technology;<br />The reciprocal influence of science and culture;<br />Conditions for an informed debate on ethics and science;<br />Strengthening potential, broadening horizons <br />Strengthening the role of women in scientific research;<br />Supporting formal and informal science education in schools as well as through science centres and museums and other relevant means;<br />Reinforcing links between science education and science careers;<br />Science and society communication <br />Encouraging a European dimension at science events targeting the public;<br />Science prizes;<br />Trans-national cooperation of National Contact Points (NCPs) for Science in society.<br />Slide 5<br />
  10. 10. Scienceeducationtopicsin FP7 SiS (1)<br />Activity 5.2.2 Young People and Science<br />Supporting formal and informal science education in schools as well as through science centres and museums and other relevant means: <br />Supporting and coordinating actions on innovative methods in science education: teacher training on inquiry based teaching methods<br />Reinforcing links between science education and science careers: <br />Identification of trends in scientific studies<br />Reinforcing links between science education and S&T careers in the private sector through reinforcing the industry/education partnership <br />Slide 6<br />
  11. 11. Scienceeducationtopicsin FP7 SiS (2)<br />Activity 5.2.2 Young People and Science<br />Supporting formal and informal science education in schools as well as through science centres and museums and other relevant means: <br />Supporting and coordinating actions on innovative methods in science education<br />Science balancing the needs between training for future scientists and curricula and their objectives: broader societal needs<br />Research and Coordination Actions on new methods in science education: <br />International dimension of research on science education<br />Science and mathematics related activities carried out in pre-school and in the first years of primary schools: their link to the development of creative teachers<br />
  12. 12. SiS NationalContactPointsare at yourservice!VisittheSiS Net project at theScientixconference!<br />Slide 8<br />

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