Young People at the Forefront of the Fight against Antimicrobial Resistance

By Dr. Irene Drymiotou, Researcher, Learning in Science Group – University of Cyprus The second awareness-raising campaign on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) concluded successfully at the Nicosia Mall of Cyprus on 7 April, 2024. The event was organized by the Learning in Science Group (LSG) of the University of Cyprus in collaboration with The Junior and …

Roll the dice! New MULTIPLIERS board game on antimicrobial resistance

By Èlia Tena, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona As part of the MULTIPLIERS project in Barcelona, a dice game was co-created by the local Open Schooling Community (OSC) to enhance pupils’ understanding of antimicrobial resistance. The game was designed to make the topic more accessible and engaging to 14-16 year old students, touching upon complex issues …

New video: Marteloscopes as outdoor classrooms

Outdoor classes are a great way to get students excited about forests. But did you know teachers can use tablets and new media in forestry training sites too? Watch the video and learn all about the training sessions our students had with experts from the European Forest Institute in a “marteloscope” site in Bonn, Germany.

MULTIPLIERS year-end event in Bonn

We are excited to share highlights from our MULTIPLIERS year-end event that took place on December 5, 2023, at the University of Bonn. Among the attendees were the local Open Science Community as well as individuals from informal educational institutions, universities, museums, media, and policy makers. Annette Scheersoi, as the project coordinator, presented an overview …

Cyprus OSC featured in World Health Organisation (WHO) campaign on antimicrobial resistance

To inspire people and professionals across the WHO European Region, the World Health Organisation is sharing stories of #AMR (antimicrobial resistance) throughout the coming year as part of a special campaign. Together they are breaking the silence and raising awareness about the increasing and serious threat of antimicrobial resistance. The work of the MULTIPLIERS Open Science Community …

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

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 …