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

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
Report
Hypatia
Spokes resource

The report Good Practices on Gender Inclusion in STEM Communication concerns a number of gender-inclusive science education activities designed by European science centres, museums, research institutions, industrial institutions, and other science education institutions.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
#Hypatia #expecteverything #gender #innovation #Genderinclusion, #STEM #GirlsinSTEM
Report
Hypatia
Spokes resource

Criteria For Gender Inclusion or critically discusses the reasons present-day science education does not attract the required diversity of youth to STEM study programmes.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
#Hypatia #expecteverything #gender #innovation #Genderinclusion, #STEM #GirlsinSTEM
Book or article
A Facebook post served to recruit models for a photo shooting at Technorama

Interviews published in Spokes #35, November 2017

Four experts share their tips to get the most out of your online communication channels
Keywords:
Online Marketing, communication, trends, museum, science centre, Spokes
Book or article
A seniors group of the Lagos Ciência Viva Science Centre Science Has No Age programme are introduced to the Dòing Makerspace.

Feature article by Luis Azevedo Rodrigues - Sara Mira published in Spokes #35, November 2017

Senior citizens as a target audience: case studies and lessons learnt
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
senior, science centre, museum, citizen science, Spokes
Book or article
UN stand / UNRIC at European Development Days, 6-8 June 2017, Brussels. 'You are the policy maker' says the campaign banner, reflecting the Sustainable Development Goals' bottom-up approach.

Interviews published in Spokes #34, October 2017

Why this planetary mobilization is beautiful - and why the science engagement community should care and act.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
sustainable development, SDGs, UN, ISCSMD, #SCWS2017, Spokes
Book or article
Book: Little Country, Big Talk: Science Communication in Ireland
Spokes resource

"This book is an invaluable resource if you work in the field and collaborate with Irish institutions". Read this book review by Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director at Science Gallery International, Dublin, Ireland. October 2017.

Keywords:
good read, Ireland, scicomm
Book or article
Article RRI - Justyna Wojniak
Spokes resource

This paper discusses the RRI Tools project which has been initiated by the European Commission. The key element of this project is performing science with society and for society, which includes wide cooperation with different societal actors, representing researchers, business, civil society and policy makers. An important part of this concept is diversity and gender equality in the research sector.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
RRI Tools, gender equality, research community, policy makers, inclusive and reflective societies
Practical guide or toolkit
The Creative Museum Toolkit
Spokes resource

The Creative Museum Toolkit helps museum professionals carry out innovative and creative practices in their institutions.

Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
museums, creative practices, innovative strategies

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