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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
KOBI Learning tool for the beginning readers
Spokes resource
July 2019 - Neuroscience meets design thinking. The result? An iOS/Android app that significantly helps children who experience reading difficulties like dyslexia.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
dyslexia, neuroscience, app, designthinking, whatdesigncando, neurodiversity, education
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
Book or article
Moon Landing exhibition at the Norwegian Museum of Science and Technology, Oslo, Norway, 2019.
July 2019 - Portfolio published in Spokes #54, August 2019
A selection of 50th moon landing anniversary happenings
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
moon landing, Anniversary, Space, space science, Spokes
Spokes resource
July 2019 - Catherine Franche is Ecsite's Executive Director. Find her CV attached.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
Ecsite Executive Director, Cv, Catherine Franche
Report
Spokes resource
June 2019 - Are you a science engagement organisation planning to work on nanotechnology? A researcher in the field? A policymaker looking for some context on citizen perceptions of nanotechnology? Either way, NANO2ALL mapped the landscape: you’ll find the latest data on nanotech policy, research, social and societal impacts and citizen perceptions. Good reading!
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
nano2all, nanotechnology, emerging technologies, europe, EU, governance
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
June 2019 - Are you looking to engage your community on nanotechnology or new technologies in general with the help of actors working in the field? The EU-funded NANO2ALL project has you covered. Dive into fourteen case studies to find the format best suited to your context, tips on what to do and to avoid, and more.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
nanotechnology, new technologies, nano2all, science communication model, science engagement
Book or article
Emily Dawson's book and zine
June 2019 - Feature article by Emily Dawson published in Spokes #53, June 2019
A wake-up call | Estimated reading time: 21 minutes.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Spokes, equity, inclusion, Science learning
Video
Celebrate - Reflect- Act Ecsite anniversary film
Spokes resource
June 2019 - A film to celebrate Ecsite's 30th anniversary, invitating viewers to celebrate achievements, reflect on current challenges and take action for the future.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
ecsite, Anniversary, #Ecsite30
Book or article
Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner in charge of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, presenting the 2nd education package (including the New Agenda for Culture) at a press conference on 22 May 2018.
May 2019 - Feature article by Olga Kolokytha published in Spokes #53, June 2019
Mapping converging needs in EU culture and science policies | Estimated reading time: 20 minutes
Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
Spokes, EU, science policies, Horizon Europe
Book or article
Guests slide into the future on "Sliding Through a Fruit Field" by teamLab.
May 2019 - Interviews published in Spokes #52, May 2019
A futurist and three museum professionals on futures thinking methods & exhibitions | Estimated reading time: 24 minutes (4-7 minutes per interview)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Spokes, Futures thinking, science museums, exhibitions
Book or article
A travelling exhibition available as a digital blueprint: ‘Superbugs: The Fight for Our Lives’ by the Science Museum
May 2019 - Feature article by Emily Cronin published in Spokes #52, May 2019
Four case studies | Estimated reading time: 13 minutes
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Spokes, travelling exhibitions, future
Book or article
Bad Blood By John Carreyrou
Spokes resource
May 2019 - "Reading “Bad Blood” is more than a cautionary tale: it is a good antidote to avoid ending up in a Theranos-like bloody mess". Read this book review by Andrea Bandelli.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
good read, Theranos, Silicon Valley, investigative journalism

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