10:28 Dec 4, 2013
Some of the PLACES partners develop their Local Action Plans and Pilot Activites in difficult times - and provide wonderful results! Take a look at the updated presentation of Kharkive's Pilot Activity on the openplatform and, if you like, send a mail of encouragement to Nataliya Kazachkova and her the colleagues in the Ukraine (firstname.lastname@example.org).
12:01 Oct 31, 2013
The “PLACES of Scientific Culture” is a Very Important Conference. It is a conference dedicated to the culture of knowledge and experience that create wealth, jobs and good lives for the people of a city or a region.
10:53 Oct 18, 2013
This blog post comes from the PLACES Glasgow City Partnership's Derek Shirlaw. Glasgow’s pilot activity is called ‘Joint Exchange’.
11:44 Sep 23, 2013
“Great cross-pollination”, “a fantastic forum for interaction” and “seriously cool” were just some of the spontaneous reactions to the “Urban Knights” event, organised by the Science Gallery in Dublin, Ireland.
10:21 Sep 3, 2013
Growing cities show some amazing regularities in terms of increasing creativity, wealth, and innovation. Whereas some factors, such as household energy consumption, increase in a linear way, other factors such as the number of patents tend to follow a super-linear growth curve. And this pattern seems to be a general rule for cities.
16:43 Jul 2, 2013
At the end of the Modeling Cities of Scientific Culture conference in Torino, Italy, delegates discussed the nine points from the 1st PLACES Conference in Paris (October 2011), proposing changes that reflect the changing debate and discourse as the project evolves.
13:58 Jul 2, 2013
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13:32 Jun 21, 2013
Review all presentations by downloading them here: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BxOYE2LG7dncMG9GaTFuUTJGRjg&usp=... The PLACES City Partnership Poster Gallery is also available for download: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BxOYE2LG7dncZ09QUjBBWWZidlU&usp=...
15:43 Jun 14, 2013
Bremen, Germany, hosted a particularly PLACES Training Workshop in September 2012 where innovative ideas from established German science cities and 19 foreign participants were used to pinpoint criteria of what constitutes a City of Scientific Culture. These ideas formed the basis of a first draft of the PLACES Declaration on European Cities of Scientific Culture which will be finalized at the end of the PLACES project and launched, appropriately, in Bremen at the final PLACES conference in March 2014. Download the Declaration and supporting letter below. send your feedback form to email@example.com
12:47 Jun 12, 2013
The Royal Library of Torino is generously offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to PLACES conference delegates: The chance to view priceless works by Leonardo da Vinci which are normally kept from public view due to their fragility. The Royal Library of Turin (Biblioteca Reale di Torino) is located under the porticoes on the ground floor of the Royal Palace (a World Heritage Site).