Science for Change Kosovo

JOIN US FOR SCIENCE FOR CHANGE FESTIVAL BECAUSE CHANGE IS IN THE AIR! - 22-23 APRIL 2016, PRISHTINA
(FESTIVAL PROGRAMME >>)

Science for Change Festival

Click HERE to register for the festival workshops.

Day 1 - 22nd of April

9:30-10:00Registration
10:00-10:15Opening remarks
10:15-11:00Science for Change
11:00-12:00Meet & Join Science for Change Movement
12:00-12:30Cultural Gig: ‘Gillespie’
12:30-13:00Open discussion
13:00-15:00Topical Barcamp
15:00-15:30Cultural Gig: ‘Gillespie’
15:30-16:30Action for Earth Day
17:00-19:00Screening of “This Changes Everything”

Day 2 - 23rd of April

10:00-10:30Registration
10:30-10:45Opening remarks
10:45-11:45Keynote speaker: Dr. Dan McQuillan “Democracy of the Air”
11:45-12:30Open discussion
12:30-15:30Parallel workshops
15:30-15:40Small break
15:40-15:50Reports from workshops
15:50-16:00Closing remarks

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

DescriptionKosovo is one of the most polluted regions in Europe, where most pollution levels are significantly above European Union (EU) levels. According to a World Bank report (January, 2013), “air pollution in Kosovo causes 835 premature deaths, 310 new cases of chronic bronchitis, 600 hospital ad...

Read more >>

Kosovo youth set agenda (and gather data) for change

The Republic of Kosovo has a pollution problem. During the winter, when the local lignite power plants are working over time, the air becomes visible. Particulate glistens in the streetlights, everything is covered in a grey film. Kosovo is considered the most polluted country in Europe.The Kosovo En...

Read more >>

Get Data, Drive Change: Citizen Science at Innovations Lab Kosovo

On June 20-22, young technologists, students, and community members from around Kosovo joined environmental advocates, journalists, representatives from Kosovo’s local and central institutions and international experts in the citizen science movement to co-create and collaboratively implement an air ...

Read more >>

Data

Project participants have collected data using a Sidepack air quality monitor, air quality diffusion tubes, ghost wipes as well as using Smart Citizen Kits. The map below gives access to all this community collected data. You can also access the data via our public APIs and download data using the links here.

Citizen Science?

Citizen science is not just citizens doing science. But, science is modified by citizens. And citizens are changed by the science. Our commitment is to combine social values with scientific practice, and put the community groups at the core of the project.

Connect

Want to connect with us?

Have questions or simply want to get updated with our work?

Get in touch with us via social media below!