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"Living Knowledge: Building Partnerships for Public Access to Research

Loka participated in the international conference, "Living Knowledge: Building Partnerships for Public Access to Research," which took place January 25-27, 2001. The conference was hosted by the SCIPAS consortium (Study and Conference for Improving Access to Science), a group of nine organizations from the Netherlands, Denmark, Northern Ireland, Germany, the U.S. (Loka), Austria, South Africa, Romania and Israel. the SCIPAS project, funded under the European Union's Fifth Framework Programme, aims to build the initial framework for the establishment of an international network of science shops/community research centers.

The conference brought together over 120 participants from 20 different countries. Several participants are members of the Community Research Network: Marlene Berg and Robert Rooks from the Institute for Community Research (http://www.incommunityresearch.com/) Thomas MacCalla and Jacque Caesar from National University, and Loka Board members Larry Wilson, Peter Levesque and Shirley Jones. Loka Founder, Richard Sclove also participated.

Conference details and full agenda can be found at http://www.bio.uu.nl/living-knowledge/

Read about the Network and science shops in a recent article published in Nature magazine.

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