European	  University	  Cyprus	                      Science	  Shop	                   Informa7on	  Day,	  31st	  	  May	 ...
“Science	  Shop”	                What	  is	  a	  Science	  Shop!?	  5/31/12	             EUC	  Science	  Shop	  -­‐	  hCp:...
What	  is	  a	  Science	  Shop?	                                      A	  unit	  that	  provides	                         ...
What	  is	  a	  Science	  Shop?	  Science	  Shops	  use	  the	  term	  “science”	  in	  its	  broadest	  sense,	  incorpor...
Science	  Shop	  History	  First	  Science	  Shop	  was	  founded	  in	  Netherlands	  –	  70s	                           ...
How	  it	  works?	  1.  Ques7ons	  from	  civil	  society	  organiza7ons	  are	      rephrased	  to	  scien7fic	  research	...
Example	  Groningen	  Netherlands	  	  Wind	  Turbines	  –	  Noise	  at	  night	  5/31/12	              EUC	  Science	  Sh...
Everybody	  Wins!	  •  CSOs	  get	  answers	  on	  their	  problems,	     without	  budgetary	  constraints	  •  Students	...
European	  University	  Cyprus	                      Science	  Shop	  5/31/12	             EUC	  Science	  Shop	  -­‐	  hC...
EUC	  Science	  Shop	  •  First	  Science	  Shop	  in	  Cyprus!	  •  Operates	  since	  2011	  at	  EUC	  •  5	  Projects	...
EUC	  Science	  Shop	  5/31/12	       EUC	  Science	  Shop	  -­‐	  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy	     11	  
EUC	  Science	  Shop	  •  Member	  of	  “Living	  Knowledge”	  Interna7onal	     Science	  Shop	  Network	  •  Funded	  by...
Implemen7ng	  a	  Research	  Project	          with	  EUC	  Science	  Shop	  5/31/12	     EUC	  Science	  Shop	  -­‐	  hCp...
Research	  Project	  Process	  1.	  Applica7on	         2.	  Review	  of	  Applica7on	                3.	  Project	  Propo...
Applica7on	  •  Apply	  by	  sending	  the	     Applica7on	  Form	  to	  EUC	     Science	  Shop	        –  Post,	  email,...
Review	  of	  Applica7on	  •  A	  research	  commiCee	  will	  inves7gate	  whether	       the	  applica7on	  received	  c...
Project	  Proposal	  •  Nego7a7on	  over	  a	  Project	  Proposal	        –  Science	  Shop	        –  Project	  Team	    ...
Project	  Implementa7on	  •  Project	  Team	  works	  for	  the	  implementa7on	  of	     the	  Project	  	  •  In	  compl...
Project	  Deliverable	  •  The	  Project	  Findings	  are	  being	  delivered	  to	  the	     Client	  in	  the	  form	  o...
Accepted	  Research	  Projects	  •    Research	  must	  be	  achievable	  •    Methodology	  must	  be	  clear	  •    Rese...
Who	  is	  eligible	  to	  apply?	  1.     Civil	  Society	  Organiza7ons	  –	  CSOs	  2.     Communi7es	  3.     Companie...
Contact	  Informa7on	  Website:	  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy	  Email:	  scienceshop@euc.ac.cy	  Tel.:	  22713239	  -­‐	  ...
Ques7ons	  &	  Answers!	  5/31/12	         EUC	  Science	  Shop	  -­‐	  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy	     23	  
European	  University	  Cyprus	  Science	  Shop	                       Informa7on	  Day,	  31	  May	  2012	  Nicosia	     ...
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EUC Science Shop Information Day - 31 May 2012

  1. 1. European  University  Cyprus   Science  Shop   Informa7on  Day,  31st    May  2012   Nicosia    5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   1  
  2. 2. “Science  Shop”   What  is  a  Science  Shop!?  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   2  
  3. 3. What  is  a  Science  Shop?   A  unit  that  provides   independent,  par7cipatory   research  support  in  response   to  concerns  experienced  by   civil  society    5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   3  
  4. 4. What  is  a  Science  Shop?  Science  Shops  use  the  term  “science”  in  its  broadest  sense,  incorpora7ng  social  and  human  sciences,  as  well  as  natural,  physical,  engineering  and  technical  sciences  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   4  
  5. 5. Science  Shop  History  First  Science  Shop  was  founded  in  Netherlands  –  70s   Today,  Science   Shops  exist  all   over  Europe  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   5  
  6. 6. How  it  works?  1.  Ques7ons  from  civil  society  organiza7ons  are   rephrased  to  scien7fic  research  projects  2.  Students,  under  supervision  of  a  professor   then  perform  the  research,  or  a  researcher   does  it    3.  The  research  will  lead  to  a  report,  which  is   made  to  be  of  use  to  the  client  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   6  
  7. 7. Example  Groningen  Netherlands    Wind  Turbines  –  Noise  at  night  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   7  
  8. 8. Everybody  Wins!  •  CSOs  get  answers  on  their  problems,   without  budgetary  constraints  •  Students  “get  their  hands  dirty”  by  applying  scien7fic   knowledge  and  contribu7ng  on  Research  by   challenging  real  problems  •  Academics  are  able  to  address  real-­‐life  problems  &   they  realize  the  socioeconomic  impact  of  their   research  work  •  University  fulfills  its  role  of  contribu7ng  to  solving   society’s  problems  •  University  u7lizes  findings  to  update  its  Study   Programs  and  Research  Strategies  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   8  
  9. 9. European  University  Cyprus   Science  Shop  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   9  
  10. 10. EUC  Science  Shop  •  First  Science  Shop  in  Cyprus!  •  Operates  since  2011  at  EUC  •  5  Projects  so  far,     one  completed!    5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   10  
  11. 11. EUC  Science  Shop  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   11  
  12. 12. EUC  Science  Shop  •  Member  of  “Living  Knowledge”  Interna7onal   Science  Shop  Network  •  Funded  by  “PERARES”  FP7  Project  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   12  
  13. 13. Implemen7ng  a  Research  Project   with  EUC  Science  Shop  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   13  
  14. 14. Research  Project  Process  1.  Applica7on   2.  Review  of  Applica7on   3.  Project  Proposal   4.  Project  Implementa7on   5.  Project  Deliverable  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   14  
  15. 15. Applica7on  •  Apply  by  sending  the   Applica7on  Form  to  EUC   Science  Shop   –  Post,  email,  online  form   (soon  available)  •  Applica7on  Form   available  at     hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy/ apply/  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   15  
  16. 16. Review  of  Applica7on  •  A  research  commiCee  will  inves7gate  whether   the  applica7on  received  can  be  translated  into   a  Research  Ques7on  •  If  so,  inves7gates  if  there  are  any  interested   Researchers  to  assign  the  Project    5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   16  
  17. 17. Project  Proposal  •  Nego7a7on  over  a  Project  Proposal   –  Science  Shop   –  Project  Team   –  Client  •  Topics  to  be  agreed:   –  Research  Ques7on   –  Research  Methodology   –  Time  Plan   –  Final  Deliverables  etc.  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   17  
  18. 18. Project  Implementa7on  •  Project  Team  works  for  the  implementa7on  of   the  Project    •  In  compliance  to  the  pre-­‐agreed  Project   Proposal  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   18  
  19. 19. Project  Deliverable  •  The  Project  Findings  are  being  delivered  to  the   Client  in  the  form  of  product   –  Report,  and/or  any  other  agreed  deliverable.    •  Post  Project  opera7ons  may  follow   –  Publica7ons   –  Events  etc.  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   19  
  20. 20. Accepted  Research  Projects  •  Research  must  be  achievable  •  Methodology  must  be  clear  •  Research  must  be  ethical  •  Clear  access  to  par7cipants  •  Organiza7on  willing  to  support  students  •  Science  Shop’s  and  Student’s  contribu7on   should  be  acknowledged.    5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   20  
  21. 21. Who  is  eligible  to  apply?  1.  Civil  Society  Organiza7ons  –  CSOs  2.  Communi7es  3.  Companies  4.  Individuals      5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   21  
  22. 22. Contact  Informa7on  Website:  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy  Email:  scienceshop@euc.ac.cy  Tel.:  22713239  -­‐  96460816    Post:    Science  Shop  European  University  Cyprus  School  of  Business  6,  Diogenous  Str.  Engomi  P.O.  Box:  22006  1516  Nicosia-­‐Cyprus   5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   22  
  23. 23. Ques7ons  &  Answers!  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   23  
  24. 24. European  University  Cyprus  Science  Shop   Informa7on  Day,  31  May  2012  Nicosia     The  work  leading  to  these  results  has  received  funding     from  the  European  Communitys  Seventh  Framework   Programme  (FP7/2007-­‐2013)  under  grant   agreement  n°  244264  (the  PERARES  project)  5/31/12   EUC  Science  Shop  -­‐  hCp://scienceshop.euc.ac.cy   24  

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