Diary Entry: YouCount's Final Conference on Youth Citizen Social Science Contributing to Social Inclusion

Diary Entry: YouCount's Final Conference on Youth Citizen Social Science Contributing to Social Inclusion
YouCount invited to its final conference from 4th-5th of December 2023 in Brussels. The two-day hybrid event under the title Youth Citizen Social Science Contributing to Social Inclusion was designed for academics, citizen science practitioners, youth and stakeholder organisations as well as policymakers interested in social inclusion of young peop...
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YouCount travels to the US for the C*Sci23 conference

YouCount travels to the US for the C*Sci23 conference
We are happy to announce that Cathrine Winther, Ph.D. student at the Aalborg University in Copenhagen who also leads the Danish YouCount case, will represent YouCount at the upcoming C*Sci23 conference in Phoenix, USA, with her poster "Co-creating youth engaging strategies - Experiences from youth c...
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Meet the young co-researchers from YouCount

Meet the young co-researchers from YouCount
Do you feel empowered by YouCount? Are youths important in your community? What is your favourite thing about being a part of YouCount? Our young citizen social scientists share their thoughts around these questions in a short video they have produced at the Consortium Meeting in San Sebastian, Spain. Video edited by: Emilie Egelund Rademacher...
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"I bring home a piece of reality"

"I bring home a piece of reality"
In March 2023, YouCount participants gathered for the Consortium Meeting in San Sebastian, Spain. Our young citizen social scientists interviewed eleven researchers coming from eight countries on their main takeaways from the meeting.Authors: Andrew Dirzu (UK), Elias Mokhlis (Norway), Hamza Nouali (Spain), Hasibe Akan (Sweden) W...
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“You start to understand why empowerment is so important”

“You start to understand why empowerment is so important”
Reidun Norvoll from Work Research Institute at Oslo Metropolitan University is project coordinator of YouCount and manages the Horizon 2020 project since its beginning. At the end of its second year, Reidun looks back at highlights and challenges of 2022 and forward at what lies ahead in 2023.  How was it to manage YouCount in 2022? Managing t...
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"Crazy Eight", Bingo and Pizza - Our way of Youth Citizen Social Science in Oslo, Norway

YCLosaeterYouthGoupPhoto1 Together with our young co-researchers from the district Gamle Oslo, YouCount Norway held a first workshop after the summer break. Photo: Sara Plassnig
YouCount Norway held its first workshop after the summer holidays with young co-researchers from the district Gamle Oslo who are identifying existing (or lacking) job opportunities for local youth, and how social entrepreneurs, public institutions as well as non-profit and non-governmental organizations can increase these opportunities.  How i...
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YouCount Denmark wins prize for best poster at the Engaging Citizen Science Conference

YouCount Denmark wins prize for best poster at the Engaging Citizen Science Conference
YouCount and SEEDS organised a workshop on empowering youth through Youth Citizen (Social) Science at the Engaging Citizen Science Conference in Aarhus, Denmark. In the poster session, the Danish YouCount team won the prize for best poster. Our colleagues Cathrine Winther (PhD student, Aalborg University), Michael Søgaard Jørgen...
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10 Key Learnings from our Knowledge Sharing Webinars

webinar-prep-0921---Cop_20220328-072316_1 Preparation of the first webinar. Photo: YouCount
YouCount and EIE WG organised three webinars in autumn 2021. In the webinars, we explored how to open research and innovation to young people in the form of Youth Citizen Social Science to make social change. This is what YouCount learned: #1 There is a large interest in the topic of Youth Citizen Social Science with 90 percent (168 people) of thos...
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