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F. Bilak, Project Manager at Le Cercle FSER, France, EuroScitizen WG5 member

M. Varga, PhD, Associate Professor, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary; EuroScitizen WG4&5 member

S. Ambrósio, PhD, Researcher, CIDTFF –University of Aveiro, Portugal, EuroScitizen WG5 Vice-Leader

L. Martinelli, PhD, Senior Researcher, MUSE – Science museum, Trento, Italy, EuroScitizen WG3&5 member


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A. Bajrami, PhD, Researcher, University of Tirana, Albania, EuroScitizen WG4 Member

F. Bilak, Project Manager at Le Cercle FSER, France, EuroScitizen WG5 member

A. Bilbao, Researcher

R. Branquinho, PhD, Researcher and Science Manager, University of Porto – Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Portugal, EuroScitizen WG4 Member

E. Butkeviciene, PhD, Researcher, Kaunas University of Technology

H.D. Dufour, PhD, Director, Le Cercle FSER, France, EuroScitizen WG5 leader

R.M. Dvorakova, PhD, Researcher, Charles University, Czech Republic, EuroScitizen WG1 and WG2 member

V. Janstova, PhD, Researcher, Charles University, Czech Republic

M.J. Fonseca, PhD, Head of Communication, Natural History and Science Museum of the University of Porto, Portugal

M. Kapetanakis, Researcher

L. Martinelli, PhD, Senior Researcher, MUSE – Science museum, Trento, Italy, EuroScitizen WG3&5 member

L. Mecklenburg, PhD candidate, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

F. Miri, PhD, Researcher, University of Tirana, Albania, EuroScitizen

P. Pessoa, PhD student with an FCT grant, CIDTFF-University of Aveiro, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal, EuroScitizen WG2 Member

D. Radovčić, PhD, senior curator, Croatian Natural History Museum, Croatia, EuroScitizen WG3&5 member

G. Realdon, PhD, independent researcher, University of Camerino, Italy, EuroScitizen WG2 member

M. Siani, PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science;Herzog College, Israel

M. Varga, PhD, Associate Professor, ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary; EuroScitizen WG4&5 member

Ö. Yahyaoğlu, PhD candidate, Akdeniz University, Turkey, EuroScitizen WG5 Member

I. Yruela, PhD, Research scientist at Estación Experimental de Aula Dei- CSIC, Spain; EuroScitizen WG1,4&5 Member