VILNIUS TECH hosted a series of pre-conference events as part of the International Conference “Visuality 2023”.
On April 19th, 2023, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VILNIUS TECH) hosted a series of pre-conference events as part of the International Conference “Visuality 2023: Media and Communication in the Age of (Dis)Information”.
One of the highlights of the day was the launch of VILNIUS TECH’s Citizen Science Hub. The launch included a welcome speech from the Vice-Rector of Studies Dr. Živilė Sederevičiūtė-Pačiauskienė, Dean Dr. Vaida Asakavičiūtė, and Head of Citizen Science Hub Dr. Monika Mačiulienė. Following the launch, there was a vignette of Citizen Science-focused projects at VILNIUS TECH including Erasmus+ FabCitizen (presented by Dr. Jan M. Pawlowski, Horizon Europe project CLIMAS (presented by Dr. Aelita Skaržauskienė, H2020 project INCENTIVE (presented by Dr. Monika Mačiulienė) and Erasmus+ project CHILD (presented by Vaida Nedzinskaitė-Mitkė on the CHILD project).
The event also marked the finale of synergies between VILNIUS TECH and teacher community as there were several sessions focused on Citizen Science application in schools. First, teachers received training on how to adapt Citizen Science Scenarios at school and later participated in the discussion on how to multiply the effect of Citizen Science in Schools.