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E.g., 2021-10-26
Other 26 October 2021 - 14 December 2021

For almost three years now, Ecsite has worked alongside GRACE project partners to support the implementation of institutional change in six research performing and funding organisations, with a particular focus on public engagement and science education, two keys dimensions of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) as understood at the European level.

Workshop 30 September 2021

In order to open new roads to science education in Europe, the Lisbon Council and Ecsite are inviting stakeholders in education and policymakers across Europe to engage in a discussion about policies around innovative European school education systems.

Other 6 July 2021

In this last session, participants will learn about existing funding opportunities for citizen science projects at European level.

Other 29 June 2021

An opportunity for participants to envision the impact their projects could make.

Other 21 June 2021

The first event in this Workroom will feature an inspiring keynote speaker, Anne Bowser, and stories from Citizen science projects that have made an impact.

Other 18 June 2021 - 23 June 2021

With so many great initiatives in the space sector recently we are more than eager to connect again and reach out to even greater audience of space enthusiasts in 2021. Join the upcoming Ecsite Space Group activities, which will be spread over 3 days: 18th, 22nd and 23rd of June.

Workshop 10 May 2021

You are welcome to join the second online workshop within the opening up research series. This workshop will provide an opportunity to hear about the RETHINK project research findings and discuss their implications. We anticipate focusing particularly on how quality criteria could be applied by actors ranging from university press officers to bloggers.

Workshop 22 April 2021
Reflections on the tinkering process. Photo credit: Wonderful Idea Co.

In the final session we'll reflect on ways to document our work and collaborate with each other. We'll brainstorm ways to support professional development activities, try out one more project that can be facilitated at home using everyday materials and return to the initial prompt of thinking about why tinkering is a valuable approach for all learners.

Workshop 15 April 2021
Week 3 takes a look at the learners' experience

In the third session we'll think together about the ways that tinkering involves a sense of co-creation. We'll hear participants’ and facilitators’ voices and discuss how we can support personal expression and engage with communities. We'll consider how the pandemic has provided challenges and opportunities for an inclusive practice.

Workshop 8 April 2021
Inspirations and frameworks for tinkering. Photo credit: Wonderful Idea Co.

During the second workshop we'll meet some artists, scientists and makers from around the world and see how their approach can inspire our explorations. We'll try out a hands-on activity together and reflect on different ways of describing the goals and outcomes of the tinkering experience.

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Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #73, October 2021

IN DEPTH: Engaging in Artificial Intelligence and machine learning by Alexandra Canet-Font

LOOKOUT: Catalysing organisational change

COLUMN: The Natural History Museum at COP26 by Brad Irwin

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