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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

Practical guide or toolkit
Ecsite amendments to Horizon Europe
Spokes resource
July 2018 - The European Commission released its proposal for the Horizon Europe (formerly known as FP9) on 7 June 2018. In response to this first proposal, Ecsite has prepared a list of amendments in line with our Position Paper.
Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
Horizon Europe, advocacy, Amendment, europe, FP9, EU
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
Ecsite advocacy event at the European Parliament on 15 May 2018
Spokes resource
April 2018 - The European Commission is currently working on the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9), expected to launch on 1 January 2021 and to cover the period 2021-2027.
Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
FP9, advocacy, Toolkit
Practical guide or toolkit
Ecsite position on FP9 - cover
Spokes resource
April 2018 - Ecsite released this position paper in April 2018, as part of the negotiations of the 2021-2027 European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9). It states that FP9 should push traditional boundaries and actively involve citizens in the science and innovation process.
Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
FP9, position paper, EU, policy
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
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Cover page of ESA Moon Media Kit - copyright ESA 2019
Spokes resource
April 2019 - Looking ahead to the 50th anniversary of humans landing on the Moon, a handy guide brings you a variety of ESA multimedia content related to Earth's natural satellite and future Space Exploration.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Space Exploration, Space Flight, Moon, ESA, #ecsitespace, #Space19plus, #ForwardToTheMoon, #ExploreFarther
Book or article
Creating ArtScience Collaboration By Claudia Schnugg
Spokes resource
April 2019 - "There’s no better reading than this book to understand the value of artscience collaborations." Read this book review by Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director of Science Gallery International, Dublin. April 2019.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Artscience, good read, collaboration, scicomm
Report
Spokes resource
April 2019 - TrendsWatch 2019 presents five emerging trends, the way they are playing out in the world, how museums are responding and engaging, and what it means for society and museums.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
trends, museums, center for future of museums
Book or article
The Tinkering Studio at Exploratorium, San Francisco.
March 2019 - Interviews published in Spokes #50, March 2019
Mindsets for inclusive creativity and transformative learning | Estimated reading time: 28 minutes (4-9 minutes per interview)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
tinkering, making, STEM, education, FabLab
Book or article
The popular Chain Reaction is creating overcrowding three times a day - NEMO’s team are looking into ways of streamlining it
March 2019 - Feature article by Martijn van Heemskerck van Beest published in Spokes #50, March 2019
A large museum shares its customer journey strategy | Estimated reading time: 19 minutes
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
success, Customer journey strategy, museum, Visitor flow, Spokes
Book or article
AI Superpowers by Kai-Fu Lee
Spokes resource
March 2019 - "In this book, Lee explains with striking clarity how in less than 20 years AI turned out to be the powerful force it is today, and how China is quickly becoming the AI world leader." Read this book review by Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director of Science Gallery International, Dublin. March 2019.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
ai, scicomm, good read

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