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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...

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

 

Resources

Member reading resources
Spokes resource
September 2022 - In behalf of our members, Ecsite subscribes to newletters and gathers resources that we believe would be beneficial to share. Something to share? Email it to: nhamilton@ecsite.eu
Opportunities conferences courses jobs
Spokes resource
August 2022 - Check out the upcoming international conferences, webinars, calls for papers and courses in science engagement. Have something to share? Email it to: nhamilton@ecsite.eu
Keywords:
calls, conferences, courses, international, grants, funding
Practical guide or toolkit
A collection of guidelines and  re-opening plans for science centres & museums
Spokes resource
May 2020 - A collection of re-opening plans, recommendations and guidelines from European countries lifting COVID-19 containment measures.
Keywords:
coronavirus, covid-19, pandemic, tools, re-opening plan, strategy, resources, museums, science centres
Report
Spokes resource
May 2020 - A look into Ecsite's activities during 2019.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
annual report, ecsite, governance, advocacy, Anniversary
Ecsite Open letter to R&I Commissioner M. Gabriel
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
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
Bima Microlibrary / SHAU Indonesia, 2016
March 2022 - Feature article by Alexandre Vanautgaerden published in Spokes #75, April 2022
How librarians went from being possessors to acting as custodians - and how it can inspire us | Estimated reading time: 17 minutes
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
libraries, public space, communities, Spokes
Book or article
Tinkering activity
March 2022 - Interviews published in Spokes #75, April 2022
School, museum or prison: the potential of Tinkering for creating more equitable STEM learning environments | Estimated reading time: 15 minutes (4 minutes per interview)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
tinkering, making, EDI, inclusion, schools, informal learning, Spokes
Book or article
Spokes resource
March 2022 - Feature article by Catherine Franche - Maria Xanthoudaki published in Spokes #75, April 2022
Re-inventing your magazine in line with the new Ecsite strategy
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
Spokes, Ecsite strategy
Practical guide or toolkit
The Heureka planetarium in the colours of the national flag of Ukraine
Spokes resource
March 2022 - A collection of ways in which the science engagement network is working to support those affected by the attack on Ukraine. This resource will be updated and evolve over the coming weeks. If you would like to share your ideas and actions on ways in which you and/or your organisation is helping to support Ukraine and the Ukrainian people, please email communications@ecsite.eu with a short summary and any links and photos to be included.
Keywords:
war in Ukraine, attack on ukraine, ukraine, support

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