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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
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, Executive Director of Science Gallery International, Dublin. May 2019.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
good read, Theranos, Silicon Valley, investigative journalism
Book or article
The Electrick Show, Pop-up Heureka
April 2019 - Interviews published in Spokes #51, April 2019
The field is evolving, argue our interviewees | Estimated reading time: 35 minutes (5-9 minutes per interview)
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Spokes, science shows, festivals, storytelling
Book or article
The Museum für Naturkunde, originally founded in 1810 as part of the Berlin University.
April 2019 - Feature article by Wiebke Rössig - Lisa Debora Jahn published in Spokes #51, April 2019
A case study from the Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin. | Estimated reading time: 35 minutes
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Spokes, research, Natural History Museums, Participation, Research Museums
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Cover page of ESA Moon Media Kit - copyright ESA 2019
Spokes resource
April 2019 - Looking ahead to the 50th anniversary of humans landing on the Moon, a handy guide brings you a variety of ESA multimedia content related to Earth's natural satellite and future Space Exploration.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
Space Exploration, Space Flight, Moon, ESA, #ecsitespace, #Space19plus, #ForwardToTheMoon, #ExploreFarther
Book or article
Creating ArtScience Collaboration By Claudia Schnugg
Spokes resource
April 2019 - "There’s no better reading than this book to understand the value of artscience collaborations." Read this book review by Andrea Bandelli, Executive Director of Science Gallery International, Dublin. April 2019.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
Artscience, good read, collaboration, scicomm
Report
TrendsWatch 2019
Spokes resource
April 2019 - TrendsWatch 2019 presents five emerging trends, the way they are playing out in the world, how museums are responding and engaging, and what it means for society and museums.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
trends, museums, center for future of museums

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