Problems and Purpose The Alternative University Project (AltU) grew out of the frustration felt by a group of McGill and Concordia University students about the growing inaccessibility of the Quebec higher education system. The AltU is a collection of classes taught by professors, students, community members, or through innovative communal...
Established in 1994 by the Associated Students of the University of Washington, the Student Senate is a diverse legislative body charged with giving the Executive body, the Board of Control, advice on issues important to students, prioritize concerns, and offer solutions
A large-scale three-day deliberation that asked citizens to address the question of how the Australian government could be strengthened to better serve the people. 13 proposals were developed and presented to the Australian Parliament. This event also provides an important vault of resources for future research.
Biobanks are large collections of human biological tissue and there are ethical complications to their use in research. Two deliberative forums were held so that members of the public could consider the ethical and social implications of biobanking and to formulate recommendations for policymakers.