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PUBLIC AWARENESS ON RESEARCHER?S CAREER IN GREEK SOCIETY

PUBLIC AWARENESS ON RESEARCHER?S CAREER IN GREEK SOCIETY

Objective

The main objective of the PARIS project is to contribute in raising awareness on the role and the impact of the profession of the researcher in Greece in regional and national level aiming to foster the public support for the researcher?s profession and attracting more young people into research careers. The target groups are research community, students, industry, Government, Local Authorities and public in general. The duration of the project is 6 months. A consortium of 12 partners, universities, research organizations, public television channel ERT-3, the Greek Mobility Centres Network, Technology Museum of Thessaloniki, under the coordination of GSRT, the national research policy organization will undertake the project implementation. To achieve the aforementioned objectives the project will focus on the following awareness activities: Activities in national level (science weeks, media), in local level (school visits, symposia, workshops, info-days, exhibitions, seminars), development of a portal as mean for a dialogue between science and society, dissemination of projects results The expected results are summarized as follows: Effective awareness, arising people?s sensitivity in researcher?s problems, Encouragement of the establishment of a dialogue between scientific, research, industrial world and public, Attraction of the young people in professions related to the new sciences and innovative technologies, Support of the innovation spirit especially among the youngsters, Promotion of the better understanding among the general public of the catalytic role of research and technology in contemporary societies. Finally, it has to be emphasized that the objectives of PARIS project are in line with the general objective of HRM EC policy and the ?2005 Researchers in Europe Initiative?. It provides also synergies with PYTHEAS project, an under implementation FP-6 project, related to the development and the operation of the Greek National Mobility Centres Network.

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Coordinator

MINISTRY OF DEVELOPMENT- GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY

Address

Av. Messogion 14-18
Athens

Greece

Administrative Contact

Penelope SPILIOTI (Ms)

Participants (10)

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ARISTOTLE UNIVERSITY OF THESSALONIKI

Greece

CENTRE FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY HELLAS

Greece

DEMOCRITUS UNIVERSITY OF THRACE

Greece

FOUNDATION FOR RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY HELLAS

Greece

HELLENIC CENTRE FOR MARINE RESEARCH

Greece

HELLENIC RADIO TELEVISION THREE

Greece

INSTITUTE FOR LANGUAGE AND SPEECH PROCESSING - IRIS

Greece

NATIONAL HELLENIC RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Greece

THESSALONIKI SCIENCE CENTER & TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM

Greece

UNIVERSITY OF THESSALY

Greece

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 19370

  • Start date

    1 June 2005

  • End date

    31 December 2005

Funded under:

FP6-MOBILITY

  • Overall budget:

    € 144 320

  • EU contribution

    € 100 000

Coordinated by:

MINISTRY OF DEVELOPMENT- GENERAL SECRETARIAT FOR RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY

Greece