The ComScience project stimulates the links between science culture and society by exchanging best practices and cooperation between regional communication activities for the development of a scientific culture at the local level. A total of 25 local science events are organised on five science subjects at five different locations in Europe.The five locations for the ComScience events are in Sweden (organiser: Vetenskap & Allmänhet, Stockholm, Sweden), Belgium (organiser: Centre de Culture Scientifique, Charleroi, Belgium), Germany (organiser: Wissenschaftsladen Bonn, Germany), the United Kingdom (organiser: the British Science Association) and Spain (organiser: CSIC Scientific Culture Department, Madrid.
The five science topics have been chosen in the ComScience project, address the concerns and interests of European citizens:
- stem cell research,For each of these science subjects films and background materials have been prepared which are made available from this website. You are invited and encouraged to make use of the ComScience 'Science Information Packages' and share with us ideas, experiences or additional materials. Please inquire for possibilities of co-operation or the use / sharing of media. Check out all ComScience science subjects and media at our YouTube channel.
- the use of genetically modified organisms,
- obesity and type 2 diabetes,
- allergies and asthma,
- contaminants in our food.