Resources

In this section you will find useful documents and information on science engagement in general, and Ecsite activities in particular. Browse through articles, toolkits, reports, websites...

Feel free to submit resources for this section. Send all relevant materials with a short explanation about the contents to: info@ecsite.eu

Resources

Book or article
Airplane condensation trails in the Brussels sky - which "chemtrail" conspiracy theorists claim to be chemical substances governments spray to keep populations subdued. Photo Antonio Gomes da Costa

Feature article by António Gomes da Costa published in Spokes #27, February 2017

We need to help citizens grasp the difference between authority-based and science-based validation, argues Gomes da Costa (and much more)
Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
post-truth, post-fact, worldview, science, process, Spokes
EXTRA
Spokes resource

Extra is the definitive online tool for Europe’s community of professionals working with travelling science exhibitions.

Category:
Topics in science
Video
Blade Runner 2049
Spokes resource

Blade Runner 2049 is an American science fiction film released last October, sequel to the 1982 Blade Runner. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford as protagonists, with Ana de Armas and Jared Leto in supporting roles. K (Gosling) is a replicant himself in charge of hunting down other rogue bioengineered humans like him. Everything changes when he receives the order of exterminating the child of two replicants in order to prevent an uprising. By Suzanna Filipecki, Project Manager at Ecsite.

Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Blade Runner 2049, film, science, technology
Report
EU Comission
Spokes resource

The European Commission has created a policy paper that examines the role of Social Innovation in Social Sciences and Humanities research, especially in those research projects funded under FP6 and 7, as well as Horizon 2020.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
EU Commission, social innovation, Social Sciences and Humanities, research
Material for workshops and exhibitions
EU Space Awareness -  Space Careers Booklet
Spokes resource

Produced in the context of the Space Awareness project, the Space Careers booklet presents several exciting space-related careers with the aim of inspiring the next generation of space explorers.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
#space, #Careers, #Education, #SpaceAwareness, #SpaceCareers, #STEMeducation
Website
Culture & Creativity
Spokes resource

The EU-Eastern Partnership Culture and Creativity Programme offers a wide range of online free courses for cultural managers.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Culture & Creativity, EU, online courses, cultural management
Book or article
The Cosmos exhibition at  the Museum of tomorrow. Credits: Byron-Prujansky

Interviews published in Spokes #36, December 2017

Keywords:
SCWS, Spokes
Book or article
Spokes resource

Feature article by Maria Xanthoudaki published in Spokes #36, December 2017

Maria Xanthoudaki surveys recent pedagogies
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
21st century pedagogy, Spokes
Practical guide or toolkit
Public engagement: a practical guide
Spokes resource

At the request of the NIHR, Sense about Science has developed this practical guide for researchers to successfully involve the public in communicating findings.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
public engagement, research, science communication
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Hypatia Project
Spokes resource

Hypatia’s toolkit is an accessible, practical and ready-to-use digital collection of innovative activities aimed at teenagers.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
#Hypatia, #expecteverything, #gender, #Toolkit, science café, Meet a STEM professional, #game #Activity
Science centre network representatives at the signature of the Tokyo Protocol in June 2017 (in Porto, Portugal)
Spokes resource

On the Role of Science Centres and Science Museums Worldwide In Support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Signed in June 2017 by representatives of science centre networks from around the world.

Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
Tokyo Protocol, scws2017, SDGs
Book or article
Paper_Emily_Dawson
Spokes resource

In her paper, Emily Dawson looks closely at the relation between equity and out-of-school science learning.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
out-of-school learning, science, equity, education

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