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In this section you can find our blog posts as well our latest news and events. We invite you to comment and share your own reflections beneath each item, if you feel inspired . Any insight, experience or reflection that promote an open dialogue on our shared commitment to increase youth social inclusion in Europe through Youth Citizen Science is welcome!

YouCount Retrospective: A Journey from Hungary to Brussels

YouCount Retrospective: A Journey from Hungary to Brussels
The YouCount project has reached its much-anticipated culmination, marking a significant milestone in the realm of youth citizen social science. The final conference, held on the 4th and 5th of December 2023 in the vibrant city of Brussels, brought together a diverse assembly of youth co-researchers, academic professionals, policymakers, and citize...
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Stories from the YouCount Youth - On new perspectives, being heard more deeply and belonging.

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YouCount is working to co-create new knowledge and innovations to increase youth social inclusion. Since 2020, 100s of young people from local communities and 30 students from universities have worked with researchers on 10 research questions in 9 different countries. This webinar is a unique opportunity for you to learn about the YouCount project....
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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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Common Signs Research Group: promoting social inclusion of hard of hearing citizen scientists

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Gabriella Gálné, a senior researcher at the Common Signs Research Group and the local Living Lab, talks about the YouCount case study in Szeged. How it all began? The University of Szeged researchers organised the recruitment of our research team in the summer of 2021, and in September, they published a new call for applications...
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10 Key Learnings from our Knowledge Sharing Webinars

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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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