Featured Speaker: Nobert Steinhaus
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018 | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Talk and Reception: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
Democratizing Knowledge: Science Shops, Knowledge Mobilization, and Broader Impacts
Coordinator, Living Knowledge: The International Science Shop Network
Board Member, Wissenschaftsladen Bonn (Bonn Science Shop)
Norbert Steinhaus holds a master's degree in agriculture from Bonn University. He has been a board member of Wissenschaftsladen Bonn (Wila Bonn) since 1990. For the last 18 years he has cooperated with international projects on citizen participation in science and technology or responsible research and innovation. He is directly involved in EC-funded projects as a coordinator or consortium partner and is on the advisory boards of various Horizon 2020 (European Research Framework) projects. Since the end of 2007 he has been coordinator of Living Knowledge, the international science shop network.
In 2014 he was a member of the steering committee for the Science, Innovation and Society: Achieving Responsible Research and Innovation (SIS-RRI) conference, organized by the National Research Council of Italy. He is active in the network of National Contact Points in Horizon 2020 Science with and for Society (SwafS).
He serves on the advisory board for Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement and as an associate editor for the Research for All journal (UK). He was invited to be an auditor for European proposals in H2020 calls as well as a transfer auditor of cooperation strategies for a German university, initiated by Stifterverband for German Science and the North-Rhine Westphalian Ministry for Culture and Science.
Steinhaus is an active member of the Global Alliance on Community Engaged Research, the Asian Pacific University Community Engagement Network, and several other local, regional, national, and international networks.