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Brussels

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Brussels

  • The next citizens meeting in Brussels will be on Thursday 7 June between 19:00 and 21:30 at the Champagnat school. We invite everyone to decide which data we are going to collect to improve traffic safety in the Helmet district, and when. Click here for more information in French; here in Dutch.
  • On 9 May, a representative of the Schaerbeek municipality presented the mobility projects in the Helmet district, after which citizens debated measures to increase road safety. Click here for more information.
  • Mareile Wiegmann from Vrije Universiteit Brussel presented the first LOOPER results at the REAL-CORP Conference in Vienna on 6 April.
  • Mareile Wiegmann from Vrije  Universiteit Brussel presented the first LOOPER results at the Young Academics AESOP Conference in Groningen on 29 March.
  • The second Brussels Living Lab meeting was held on 25 February.
  • The Brussels Living Lab was launched on 8 February.

Manchester

  • There will be a LOOPER Fashion Show at the University of Manchester Community Festival on 16 June in the Manchester Museum. LOOPER themes will be communicated through clothing and accessories made and modelled by residents of Brunswick. Click here for more information.
  • An update on the Manchester Living Lab will be presented to the Brunswick Tenants and Residents Association on 6 June.
  • On 3 May LOOPER Manchester undertook geotagging during a neighbourhood walk, which signalled the beginning of a month focused on participatory monitoring.
  • LOOPER Manchester was present at Brunswick Refurb: A Celebration of Past, Present and Future on 21 April at Brunswick Church. Brunswick residents had the opportunity to tag areas of interest or concern on a large scale satellite image of the neighbourhood, and could provide input on places where they believed air quality, traffic speed and traffic volume should be monitored.
  • LOOPER Manchester staff participated in open meeting of Chorlton on Medlock Allotment Society on 17 April to discuss green space issues with Brunswick residents.
  • On 5 April LOOPER Manchester participated in two neighbourhood walks with local residents and tested the LOOPER geotagging app.
  • LOOPER Manchester textile design and manufacture workshops began on 12 March with a discussion of how the issues identified by the Brunswick community could be represented in clothing and accessories.
  • LOOPER Manchester was presented at the launch of the Women’s Footprint programme in Brunswick on 5 March. We described opportunities to get involved and invited new participants to join in.
  • LOOPER Manchester staff attended the 28 February meeting of the Medlock Primary School Eco Club where the children and staff discussed their action plan and links with the Living Lab were explored.
  • LOOPER Manchester was present at the 19 February launch of the Youth Club at the Salvation Army in Brunswick and used Ketso and a large scale satellite image of the neighbourhood to seek input from children and their parents.
  • LOOPER Manchester was present at the 13 January S4B Birthday and Masterplan Consultation and used Ketso and a large scale satellite image of the neighbourhood to seek input from Brunswick residents about local issues.

Verona

  • The results of the monitoring campaign will be discussed during the June meeting of the Verona Living Lab, and preparations for the co-design stage will be made.
  • The first-loop air quality co-monitoring campaign with mobile stations and passive sensors in Verona ended in April. The campaign continues with mobile monitoring devices.
  • The third Verona Living Lab meeting was held on 7 February in Cadidavid.
  • The co-monitoring campaign started in February.
  • The second Verona Living Lab meeting was held on 24 January at Legambiente headquarter.
  • The first Verona Living Lab meeting was held on 12 December, 2017 in Borgo Roma.
  • The Verona Living Lab was presented by the Environment alderman on 22 November, 2017 in Verona Sports Hall.