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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...

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Resources

Ecsite Open letter to R&I Commissioner C. Moedas
Spokes resource
July 2019 - Ecsite sent this Open Letter to European Commissioner for Research and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, in July 2019, as part of the discussion on the strategic plan of the 2021-2027 European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon Europe.
Category:
EU and governance
Report
Cover of the 2018 Ecsite Annual Report
Spokes resource
December 2018 - A glimpse of Ecsite's 2018 activities.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
annual report, ecsite, governance, advocacy
Website
PlayDecide cards on Animal testing
Spokes resource
July 2018 - PlayDecide is a card game for simple, respectful & fact-based group discussion.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
decide, game, FUND, Polka, rare diseases, dialogue, playdecide
Practical guide or toolkit
User profile on the Ecsite website (member staff)
Spokes resource
July 2017 - Staff working for Ecsite member organisations can publish news and events in their organisation's names in the "Members share" section of the Ecsite website and exhibitions on EXTRA. Here is how to... and a quick visual guide.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
ecsite account, login, publish news, organisational profiles, groups, exhibitions
EXTRA
Spokes resource
June 2016 - Extra is the definitive online tool for Europe’s community of professionals working with travelling science exhibitions.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
travelling exhibition, touring exhibition, EXTRA, hire, loan
Book or article
Spokes resource
October 2019 - A playful argument between Andrea Bandelli and Raquel da Cunha on the award-winning documentary series narrated by David Attenborough and produced by Silverback Films for Netflix.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
documentary, review, nature
Book or article
October 2019 - Feature article by Carmen Fenollosa - Frank Kupper published in Spokes #56, October 2019
How most co-creation processes rush into solution-seeking... neglecting to frame the initial problem. | Estimated reading time: 21 minutes.
Keywords:
co-creation, Participation, design, framing, wicked problems, Spokes
Book or article
Spokes resource
October 2019 - Portfolio published in Spokes #56, October 2019
How passions and hobbies can nurture your daily work  
Keywords:
talent, passion, hobby, professional development, career, Spokes
Spokes resource
September 2019 - This series of eight workbooks was published by the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center in Switzerland. It recognizes that communicating with policy makers is a key aspect of the work of many researchers around the world. They are meant to be used as a learning resource to advance education in life sciences at the policy decision level.
Spokes resource
September 2019 - This guide published by UK consultancy Curating Tomorrow aims to explore and explain how museums can contribute to the issue of sustainability, particularly towards the aim of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Spokes collection
‘Reversed’ science café at the Copernicus science centre in Warsaw, Poland, as part of the Sparks project © Agata Steifer Copernicus Science Centre
Spokes resource
September 2019 - Explore a wide spectrum of participatory theories, practices and places, ranging from co-curated exhibitions to citizen-led research agendas, Responsible Research and Innovation, user-led innovation, citizen labs, hackathons or science cafés.
Keywords:
Participation, co-creation, consultation, citizens, #rri
Spokes collection
Maxi Ooh, MUSE'S under 5 space
Spokes resource
September 2019 - Design, exhibitions or architecture: ultimately, all the articles gathered here are about stories.
Keywords:
Exhibition, design, architecture, museography, art&science, storytelling

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