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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
November 2019 - Stories and myths can improve the transmission of information in our field.
Category:
Education & learning
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes resource
October 2019 - An exhibition maker's glossary put together by CosmoCaixa.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
exhibitions, science, technology, dictionary, lexicon
Book or article
October 2019 - Portfolio published in Spokes #57, November 2019
Public engagement in not so private spaces
Keywords:
toilets, WC, interpretation, sustainable development, visitor experience, gender, Spokes
Book or article
October 2019 - Interviews published in Spokes #57, November 2019
Turning objects into meaningful museum experience | Estimated reading time: 18 minutes (6 min per interview).
Keywords:
objects, interpretation, design, exhibitions, museography, materiality, Spokes
Book or article
Spokes resource
October 2019 - This Podcast by Federica Bressan, a researcher at the University of Ghent, analyses the impact of technology on our modern society.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
podcast, culture, science
Book or article
Spokes resource
October 2019 - A playful argument between Andrea Bandelli and Raquel da Cunha on the award-winning documentary series narrated by David Attenborough and produced by Silverback Films for Netflix.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
documentary, review, nature
Practical guide or toolkit
Spokes, Ecsite's monthly online magazine
Spokes resource
October 2019 - Want to relay a news or promote an idea in Spokes, the Ecsite magazine? Put together by the Editorial Committee, this guide outlines the different formats contributions can take, from in-depth features to bite-size news.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
Spokes, editorial committee, article submission
Book or article
October 2019 - Feature article by Carmen Fenollosa - Frank Kupper published in Spokes #56, October 2019
How most co-creation processes rush into solution-seeking... neglecting to frame the initial problem. | Estimated reading time: 21 minutes.
Keywords:
co-creation, Participation, design, framing, wicked problems, Spokes
Book or article
October 2019 - Portfolio published in Spokes #56, October 2019
How passions and hobbies can nurture your daily work  
Keywords:
talent, passion, hobby, professional development, career, Spokes
Book or article
Spokes resource
September 2019 - This series of eight workbooks was published by the Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center in Switzerland. It recognizes that communicating with policy makers is a key aspect of the work of many researchers around the world. They are meant to be used as a learning resource to advance education in life sciences at the policy decision level.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
dialogue, policy, science policy
Book or article
Museums and Sustainable Development goals
Spokes resource
September 2019 - This guide published by UK consultancy Curating Tomorrow aims to explore and explain how museums can contribute to the issue of sustainability, particularly towards the aim of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
museums, sustainability, SDGs
Spokes collection
‘Reversed’ science café at the Copernicus science centre in Warsaw, Poland, as part of the Sparks project © Agata Steifer Copernicus Science Centre
Spokes resource
September 2019 - Explore a wide spectrum of participatory theories, practices and places, ranging from co-curated exhibitions to citizen-led research agendas, Responsible Research and Innovation, user-led innovation, citizen labs, hackathons or science cafés.
Keywords:
Participation, co-creation, consultation, citizens, #rri

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