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MelCi Lab Autumn School – 24-29 November 2021

The Media Literacy and Civic Cultures (MeLCi Lab) Autumn School “Science bootcamp to improve research hands-on skills” was held 24th to 29th November 2021: the aim was to capacitate PhD students with a set of hands-on research skills to help them in their projects, supporting their professional development.

By adopting an integrative and multidisciplinary approach, the School brought together several scholars for a set of workshops and communications to foster research skills related to scientific writing and innovative methodologies.

The following topics were addressed: civic engagement, arts-based research, participation, citizen science, datafication, and ethics research.

Moreover, the school also intends to be a space for the production of tangible outcomes, through its “72h Paper Development Marathon”. MeLCi Autumn School intended to be an inclusive space, and three equity grants available for students from underrepresented communities. The school was held in English.