Resources

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: info@ecsite.eu

Resources

Book or article
Summer Coding Masters Zone
October 2018 - Interviews published in Spokes #45, October 2018
Mission alignment and co-creation are gaining momentum, share seven professionals | Estimated reading time: 23 minutes (3-4 min per interview)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
sponsorships, corporate partners, CSR, co-creation, Spokes
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
August 2018 - The HEIRRI Training Programmes, which were developed throughout the three years of the HEIRRI project, are an essential resource that was designed to help the implementation of RRI in higher education institutions.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
RRI, University, education, sustainability, research, development, Horizon 2020
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
August 2018 - Did you know you could have your Ecsite conference fee paid by the European Commission? Erasmus + is creating opportunities for over 4 million Europeans to study, train, gain work experience and volunteer abroad.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Erasmus +, grants, mobility, adult education
Book or article
ODonovan_splash_IPSP_logo
August 2018 - Feature article by Cian O’Donovan - Johan Schot published in Spokes #43, August 2018
A healthy step back for anyone engaging audiences with narratives of technology and progress | Estimated reading time: 18 minutes
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Spokes, technology, stories, social progress, essay
Book or article
Visitors test ENGINEER activities at a Spiel der Kräfte event, Deutsches Museum, Bonn, Germany. Credits: Deutsches Museum/Eleni Wittbrodt
August 2018 - Interviews published in Spokes #43, August 2018
Ingredients for securing project legacies | Estimated reading time: 28 minutes (6-8 min per interview)
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Spokes, lookouts, legacy
Book or article
Book cover of Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling
Spokes resource
July 2018 - Hans Rosling's "legacy will touch the lives of many, and I strongly encourage you to learn how by reading this book." Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director of Science Gallery International. August 2018.
Category:
Education & learning
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
July 2018 - This Toolkit is an easy to use guide to identify the activity that best fits your objectives and resources, to understand and to prepare Science Espressos, Reverse Science Cafés, Pop-up Science Shops and Scenario Workshops.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
#sparks #RRI #Health #participatoryactivities
Practical guide or toolkit
European Museum Awards – A guide to quality work in museums
Spokes resource
July 2018 - This publication from NEMO, the Network of European Museum Organisations, presents an overview of existing award schemes together with easily accessible information of how museums can apply to the awards.
Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
museum, awards, europe, practical guide
Book or article
Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies is Changing the World
Spokes resource
July 2018 - This book does an excellent job at explaining in simple terms everything you need to know around blockchain. Review by Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director of Science Gallery International. October 2018.
Category:
Topics in science
Report
SPARKS
Spokes resource
June 2018 - The current document's main objective is to conceptualise the knowledge acquired in the SPARKS project, in order to contribute to the development of a wider Responsible Research and Innovation governance framework across Europe. It presents the results of the empirical research undergone throughout the project with the purpose of measuring SPARKS outcomes. The learnings can be strapolated to other project on public Engagement and RRI.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
#survey, #sparks, #rri, #Health, #exhibition, #Activities
Book or article
Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress
Spokes resource
June 2018 - "This book is not a complaint about the poor state of the world, or a call to fight for the role of science: it is a calm, reassuring and uplifting view that makes us stronger in defending ourselves from the noise and distractions that seem to become louder every day." Read this book review by Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director of Science Gallery International. June 2018.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
book, book review, good read
Book or article
2018 Ecsite Conference, Geneva, Switzerland © Ecsite / Natural History Museum of Geneva / Olivier Miche or Philippe Wagneur
June 2018 - Interviews published in Spokes #42, June 2018
Highlights from the 2018 Ecsite Conference that brought 1,182 science engagement professionals to Geneva on 7-9 June | Estimated reading time: 14 minutes (2-3 min per interview)
Keywords:
#ecsite2018, Ecsite Conference, Spokes

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