Participation

 

Participation

The participation and co-design of the (social) environment together with our target groups is highly relevant to our work on volunteering, political participation, health promotion and inclusion. All our work processes (development, implementation, research, evaluation) are designed to be as participative as possible in order to make relevant and sustainable changes to the status quo.

„We move it!“ (Wir bewegen was!) asks how towns must be shaped, so that young people can enjoy an active urban mobility and move around affordably, independently, environmentally friendly and healthy. The project especially reaches out to teenagers with a less possibilities of participation and supports them with the help of youth workers. Municipal authorities get in touch with the teenagers and their requests and collaborate with them in various fields, which is particularly important when it comes to questions of healthy urban mobility.

 

The "Inclusive Spaces 2.0: My School and My Block!" project is about researching social spaces of New Middle Schools and communities in the 22nd district of Vienna. Students and professional researchers will investigate these questions jointly, using innovative methods that connect to the lifestyles of young people.

In phase II of the "Healthy Districts" programme, the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung supports initiators in seven districts to carry out small local health promotion projects. queraum. cultural and social research acts as project agency and supports the initiators to develop their ideas, reflect on the health promotion potential of their projects and to apply for the WiG funding.

The aim of the health promotion project "Rollout Jugendgesundheitskonferenz", which is initiated by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung, is to enhance health literacy and wellbeing of socioeconomically deprived adolescents, aged between 12 and 19. The project is put into practice in twelve Viennese districts. Adolescents from schools and youth facilities will be invited to present their ideas concerning „adolescents' health“ at an event called „Conference for Adolescent Health“. queraum.

Social integration/inclusion remains one of the main challenges in schools. "Inclusive Spaces" tries to tackle this problem. The project tries to generate knowledge that contributes to foster social cohesion and "successful inclusion" in schools. Social space theory provides the framework for the research.

This project enables adolescents to learn about democratic processes in general and to participate in these processes in the 22nd district of Vienna.

The project team – consisting of researchers and experts with and without disabilities – will find out if women with disabilities who have experienced violence have equal access to support services. Furthermore the cooperation and communication between women's counselling services, women's shelters and service providers for persons with disabilities will be improved.

The initiative "Auf gesunde Nachbarschaft!" of the Fonds Gesundes Österreich aims to raise awareness for the health promoting effects of functioning neighbourhoods and inspire people to set up projects in and for their neighbourhoods. queraum. cultural and social research supports the FGÖ in carrying out the initiative.

The study "Participative Safety Research within Academic Education and Training in Austria" was commissioned by the Austrian Association for Research Funding (FFG) and the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) and combines empirical findings concerning subjective safety with the implementation of these outputs into the police training.

„We move it!“ (Wir bewegen was!) asks how towns must be shaped, so that young people can enjoy an active urban mobility and move around affordably, independently, environmentally friendly and healthy. The project especially reaches out to teenagers with a less possibilities of participation and supports them with the help of youth workers. Municipal authorities get in touch with the teenagers and their requests and collaborate with them in various fields, which is particularly important when it comes to questions of healthy urban mobility.

 

This project enables adolescents to learn about democratic processes in general and to participate in these processes in the 22nd district of Vienna.

The "Inclusive Spaces 2.0: My School and My Block!" project is about researching social spaces of New Middle Schools and communities in the 22nd district of Vienna. Students and professional researchers will investigate these questions jointly, using innovative methods that connect to the lifestyles of young people.

The project team – consisting of researchers and experts with and without disabilities – will find out if women with disabilities who have experienced violence have equal access to support services. Furthermore the cooperation and communication between women's counselling services, women's shelters and service providers for persons with disabilities will be improved.

In phase II of the "Healthy Districts" programme, the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung supports initiators in seven districts to carry out small local health promotion projects. queraum. cultural and social research acts as project agency and supports the initiators to develop their ideas, reflect on the health promotion potential of their projects and to apply for the WiG funding.

The initiative "Auf gesunde Nachbarschaft!" of the Fonds Gesundes Österreich aims to raise awareness for the health promoting effects of functioning neighbourhoods and inspire people to set up projects in and for their neighbourhoods. queraum. cultural and social research supports the FGÖ in carrying out the initiative.

The aim of the health promotion project "Rollout Jugendgesundheitskonferenz", which is initiated by the Wiener Gesundheitsförderung, is to enhance health literacy and wellbeing of socioeconomically deprived adolescents, aged between 12 and 19. The project is put into practice in twelve Viennese districts. Adolescents from schools and youth facilities will be invited to present their ideas concerning „adolescents' health“ at an event called „Conference for Adolescent Health“. queraum.

The study "Participative Safety Research within Academic Education and Training in Austria" was commissioned by the Austrian Association for Research Funding (FFG) and the Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) and combines empirical findings concerning subjective safety with the implementation of these outputs into the police training.

Social integration/inclusion remains one of the main challenges in schools. "Inclusive Spaces" tries to tackle this problem. The project tries to generate knowledge that contributes to foster social cohesion and "successful inclusion" in schools. Social space theory provides the framework for the research.