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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

Book or article
Spokes resource
September 2021 - Based on the SISCODE experimentation, this book presents a critical analysis of the co-design processes activated in 10 cocreation laboratories addressing societal challenges across Europe.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
co-creation
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
September 2021 - Check out this handy guide, full of tips and tricks on submitting a successful session proposal for the 2022 Ecsite Conference
Keywords:
#Ecsite2022, call for proposals
Report
Spokes resource
September 2021 - The Ecsite Space Group members met again online on the 18th, 22nd and 23rd June. In the pick moment we were 37 participants around the globe. The participants got the chance to catch up informally, share their projects and hear about the current and upcoming activities of the European Space Agency.
Keywords:
#ecsitespace #esa
Report
Image of Amito Haarhuis and the three Conference guests (clockwise, from top left: Amito Haarhuis, Camille Pisani, Colin Johnson and Lewis Hou)
Spokes resource
July 2021 - Four esteemed guests from the 2021 Ecsite Online Conference discuss how the Ecsite strategy commitments of Climate & biodiversity, 21st century skills and Equity, diversity & inclusion have been discussed and explored.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
EDI, climate and biodiversity crisis, 21st century skills
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
July 2021 - In June and July 2021, Ecsite and the EU-Citizen.Science project organised a citizen science clinic, a workroom dedicated to the impacts of citizen science.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
citizen science, impact, impact assessment framework, financial sustainability
Practical guide or toolkit
Discover how citizen engagement can help you create meaningful solutions to societal problems
Spokes resource
July 2021 - Within the SISCODE project, Ecsite developed an online training course on co-creation. Targeted for policymakers, the MOOC can be useful for anyone interested in design-thinking processes
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
co-creation, policymaking, co-design, design thinking, public engagement, Citizen Engagement
Report
Cover page of the booklet 'Research and Innovation for Accelerating Food System Transformation'
Spokes resource
April 2021 - The FIT4FOOD2030 experience - featuring achievements, lessons learned and recommendations - is the subject of this official publication of the European Commission's Directorate General for Research and Innovation.
Category:
EU and governance
Keywords:
FOOD2030EU, FIT4FOOD2030, food 2030 platform, h2020
Practical guide or toolkit
An schematic illustration of the training and educational materials available on the FIT4FOOD2030 Knowledge Hub
Spokes resource
April 2021 - 'How can I run a food lab or living lab. I would like to train people on food system transformation. What do I do?' These are just a few of the questions that the FIT4FOOD2030 Knowledge Hub tries to answer for a variety of users, from civil society organisations to policy makers to facilitators in science engagement organisations. It gathers tools for working with communities and different publics on the topic of food systems and transformation in a one-stop shop. These resources have been tried and tested throughout the three year lifespan of the project.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
food system, nutrition, transformation, co-creation, Toolkit
Material for workshops and exhibitions
A group of students pictured around a table while playing a PlayDecide game
Spokes resource
April 2021 - 'As a just society, we should ensure everyone has enough affordable, nutritious food to lead a healthy life, while protecting people’s health, our climate, planet and communities.' This is the challenge taken up by a new PlayDecide game - a card game for simple, respectful and fact-based group discussion - created using the results of the EU-funded FIT4FOOD2030 project and with input from food system stakeholders and science engagement professionals.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
playdecide, food
Material for workshops and exhibitions
The Interactive Food Lab at the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, Milan, Italy. Credit: @MuseoScienza
Spokes resource
March 2021 - As part of the FIT4FOOD2030 project, several Ecsite members developed hands-on activities to engage different publics about our food sytems: their challenges and the transformation necessary to make them ready for the future. Have a look at five hands-on workshops created by Science Center AHHAA (Tartu, Estonia) and the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci (Milan, Italy).
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
food system, hands-on, workshops, experiments, nutrition, food waste, packaging, future thinking
Report
Discover Ecsite's new strategy
Spokes resource
February 2021 - The new iteration of the Ecsite strategy is rooted in conversations with members: a dialogue that took place at a time when we needed to connect more than ever.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
strategy, 2021
Report
Spokes resource
December 2020 - The Space Talks online series took place on the 27th November, 1-2 December 2020 and were attended by 39 participants. It was a great opportunity to reconnect with Ecsite Space Group members and welcome some new participants despite the physical distance imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. It consisted of informal networking, projects showcase and news sharing session on some very exciting current and upcoming activities from the European Space Agency. It was an inspiring experience providing a good opportunity to reflect and connect.
Keywords:
#ecsitespace #esa

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