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Science Shops can be regarded as a platform for bringing together scientific analytical principles on the one hand, and the lay persons’ (with or without scientific background) knowledge about the issue on the other, thus contributing theoretically based systemization of lay knowledge or problem conception and lay insights on perceived problems to science. Science shops are an interesting entity to study to see what kind of long-term impacts they have implied as an initiative which has been running since the 80’ties, and how CSO’s have been empowered through the relationship with the university.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherBæredygtig Design og Omstilling, Institut for Planlægnng, AAU
Number of pages81
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016


  • Science shops
  • Social innovation
  • Transformation
  • University
  • Empowerment
  • Civil society
  • Research strategy

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