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NANO2ALL training - In preparation for multi-stakeholder dialogues

Thu, 14/09/2017

NANO2ALL partner organisations and involved science centres participated in a training session in Amsterdam, NL on 13 and 14 September to discuss and try out the methodology designed for the multi-stakeholder dialogues. Multi-stakeholder dialogue events will take place this autumn in Sweden France, Spain, Italy, Poland and Israel.
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UNESCO calls for responsible research, including more dialogue with society

Wed, 06/09/2017

On 17 May 2017, UNESCO published a report on the Revision of the Recommendation on the Status of Scientific Researchers (1974): http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0024/002489/248910e.pdf. The recommendation calls upon UNESCO Member States to facilitate scientific research and calls upon researchers and employers of research to engage in responsible research. The update was needed to accommodate the present-day context where scientists are active, in private as well as public organisations.
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NANO2ALL JRC SES game showcased at ECSITE 2017

Thu, 22/06/2017

The prototype version of the NANO2ALL scenario exploration game (adapted from JRC´s future simulation tool ‘Scenario Exploration System’ (SES)) was presented in the Gamelab of Ecsite Annual Conference 2017 (www.ecsite.eu). The game, which will be used as part of the multi-stakeholder dialogues, explores future nanotechnology scenario situations in the targeted application areas across multiple timelines.

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NANO2ALL citizen dialogue methodology demonstrated at ECSITE 2017

Tue, 20/06/2017

The NANO2ALL citizen dialogue methodology was demonstrated at Ecsite Annual Conference 2017 (www.ecsite.eu) at the session “Unleashing citizen contributions to “science for all””. This session provided the opportunity to science communicators and others to experiment writing narratives on future situations related to the nano enabled objects, that were previously created by citizens in the NANO2ALL citizen dialogues. This helped reflect on values, concerns and needs around these objects.
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Comparing regulatory and industrial priorities in governance of nanomaterials

Tue, 11/07/2017

The Journal Environment, Systems and Decisions just published “Comparing mental models of prospective users of the Sustainable Nanotechnology Decision Support System”, by Ineke Malsch (partner in NANO2ALL) and colleagues of the project Sustainable Nanotechnologies (www.sun-fp7.eu). Mental modelling analysis can be a valuable tool in understanding and bridging cognitive values in multi-stakeholders’ communities.
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ECHA launches the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials

Fri, 30/06/2017

Nanotechnology is very much present in our daily life. Nanomaterials are all over from cosmetics to food, clothes, pharmaceutical drugs and much more. A new platform, the European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials, collects now interesting information on the uses of nanomaterials, their effect on human health and environment, and recent nanotechnology innovation and research. The Platform is available at https://euon.echa.europa.eu/
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NANO2ALL on Internet TV programme NanoAlerta

Tue, 30/05/2017

Ineke Malsch (MALSCH), a partner in NANO2ALL project, was interviewed about “Citizens’ Responsibility for Nanotechnology” during the Internet TV programme NanoAlerta: www.nanotecnologiadoavesso.org. The interview highlighted what citizens can contribute to a collective responsibility for governing nanotechnology in society. Citizens can play four roles in responsible innovation: learn about new technologies; participate in citizen science projects (e.g.
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NANO2ALL at the EMR-S Spring Meeting

Tue, 16/05/2017

NANO2ALL will presented at the EMRS-S Spring Meeting, in the Europe in Motion satellite event at 10.00 on 22 May, 2017 in Strasbourg France. Join us there! Read more here: http://www.european-mrs.com/meetings/2017-spring/satellite-events/europe...
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Results from first nanodialogues are out

Thu, 11/05/2017

Preliminary results from the first NANO2ALL citizen dialogues are already available for download in the "resources" section of our webpage! Full reports will follow soon.
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The NANO2ALL citizen dialogues are just around the corner!

Mon, 10/04/2017

These deliberative events will take place in France, Israel, Italy, Poland, Spain and Sweden in April and May 2017 (we included more information on each dialogue is in this space: http://www.nano2all.eu/dialogue). They will aim to gather input from citizens about their values, desires, and concerns regarding nanotechnology.

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The Nano2All project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme, under the Grant Agreement Number 685931.
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