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Students use their imagination to design smart, sustainable products from forest materials

Students use their imagination to design smart, sustainable products from forest materials

Jan 8, 2024
By Lina Varg and Christina Ottander, Umeå University The MULTIPLIERS partners from Umeå, Sweden, are working with the theme Forest use vs forest protection, which includes a great deal of complexities, and involves different stakeholders’ perspectives. Forests contribute to society in a multitude of ways. In Sweden, apart from providing a space for recreation, reindeer …
Introducing the MULTIPLIERS Open Schooling Hub: a treasure trove of teaching & learning resources on real-world challenges

Introducing the MULTIPLIERS Open Schooling Hub: a treasure trove of teaching & learning resources on real-world challenges

Nov 6, 2023
The MULTIPLIERS project has just launched its new MULTIPLIERS Open Schooling Hub: a platform hosting a wealth of teaching and learning resources for educators looking to address some of today’s most relevant real-world challenges, such as vaccination and biodiversity protection.
Touch and smell the forest! The teaching material Skogslabbet is used for a workshop at SciFest in Uppsala, Sweden

Touch and smell the forest! The teaching material Skogslabbet is used for a workshop at SciFest in Uppsala, Sweden

Oct 9, 2023
By Lina Varg and Christina Ottander, Umeå University Society benefits from the forests’ contribution of a variety of services such as wood production, climate control, and spaces for recreation. However, the different stakeholder perspectives could lead to conflicts of interest which need to be considered with regard to economical, ecological, cultural and social aspects. Umeå …
Exploring our new theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture” outside the classroom: a visit to the Campus Wiesengut ecological farm

Exploring our new theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture” outside the classroom: a visit to the Campus Wiesengut ecological farm

Sep 21, 2023
The start of the 2023/2024 school year brought a good dose of inspiration to our Open Science Community (OSC) in Germany, where our partners from the University of Bonn kicked off the activities of their new MULTIPLIERS theme “Biodiversity and Agriculture”. In the past year, our German OSC focused on the topic of Vaccination, and …