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Vaccine Hesitancy: A Growing Challenge

Due to the COVID pandemic, vaccinations and vaccine hesitancy are on everyone’s lips all over the world. Vaccination is recognized as one of the most groundbreaking medical inventions. However, the changing perception of its safety and effectiveness has led to a growing number of people becoming more hesitant towards vaccines. Increase in outbreaks and decrease […] The post Vaccine Hesitancy: A Growing Challenge appeared first on LAB Focus.

The European Summer School 2021 Goes to the Green Routes

In this blog we shall describe the commission based learning projects, which were carried out during the intensive online weeks of European Green Capital Summer School 2021 organised by three Universities (Helsinki, LAB, LUT) and University Campus in Lahti. There were 76 participants from 28 countries and 18 higher education institutes. They were divided into […] The post The European Summer School 2021 Goes to the Green Routes appeared first on LAB Focus.

#OmaLahti PB Second Time Round

Citizenzs of Lahti were introduced to a modern way of having their say in municipal spending in 2020. The city ran their first city wide participatory budgeting PB “OmaLahti Osbu” where ordinary citizens can give ideas on how to improve their city, co-create with city officials and later vote on their favorites. The city then […] The post #OmaLahti PB Second Time Round appeared first on LAB Focus.