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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

National Geographic image
Spokes resource
March 2023 - This month, we spoke to Cynthia Doumbia, Senior Director of Business Development at National Geographic.
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
February 2023 - Submissions for proposals for 2023 are now closed. Here you can find out about the process - we look forward to your proposals in 2024. 
David and members of the community at Life
Spokes resource
January 2023 - “It’s opened the door to a bigger conversation with other people and organisations" - hear from David Jones, Community Liaison Manager at the International Centre for Life in Newcastle about the impact that winning the Responsible and Responsive Award has had on his organisation.
Spokes resource
December 2022 - Here you can access information about how your institution can get involved in EU-funded projects.
Spokes resource
December 2022 - Read Sinéad Burke's outstanding Keynote from Ecsite 2022 Conference
Spokes resource
December 2022 - Meet Tinkering Specialist Sebastian Martin from the Exploratorium in San Francisco
Equity
Spokes resource
July 2022 - A new framework tool, developed by the Equity@Ecsite group, is currently being piloted across Europe. Supported by the Ecsite Collaborative Grant for 2020, this pan-European project focuses on supporting organisations to take their next steps in re-examining and embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) across all areas of science centre and museum work.
Book or article
Bima Microlibrary / SHAU Indonesia, 2016
March 2022 - Feature article by Alexandre Vanautgaerden published in Spokes ,
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 #33, May 2024
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 #33, May 2024
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
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
February 2022 - EU-Citizen.Science ended on a high note with a final event, co-organised with ACTION project.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
citizen science

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