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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

Ecsite 2015 Annual Conference logo
Spokes resource
June 2015 - A summary of each conference day's social media highlights - kept as a pdf for posterity .
Keywords:
#ecsite2015, annual conference
Report
Spokes resource
June 2015 - This presentation was given at the Ecsite Annual General Meeting in Trento on 10 June 2015.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
2014 activity report, rosalia vargas, 2015 Ecsite AGM
Spokes resource
June 2015 - The Internal Regulations contain provisions which complement the Statutes of the Association. This version was approved at the 2015 Annual General Assembly on 10 June 2015.
Category:
Ecsite corporate documents
Keywords:
internal regulations, agm, 2016
Book or article
Techmania Science Center before renovation
May 2015 - Feature article by Vlastimil Volak - Michele Lanzinger - In conversation with Maarten Okkersen - Edited by Raquel da Cunha published in Spokes #8, May 2015
Would you rather set up a science centre in a brand new Renzo Piano building or in a repurposed Skoda factory? A conversation with the Directors of MUSE and Techmania. | Estimated reading time: 10 minutes
Keywords:
architecture, design, industrial heritage, reconversion, Renzo Piano, Technmania, MUSE, Spokes
Book or article
Invasioni Digitali participants
May 2015 - Interviews published in Spokes #8, May 2015
What happens when museum users (re)claim authority over collections, spaces and narratives and use them as building blocks of their own self-curated experiences? Meet five « museum hackers ». | Estimated reading time: 19 minutes (3-4 min per interview)
Keywords:
hacking, museomix, invasione digitali, cockroach tour, Museum Hack, Untold London, Spokes
Book or article
Children at one of the Discovery Corners / Ontdekhoek
April 2015 - Interviews published in Spokes #7, April 2015
Thousands of science engagement professionals work for small - sometimes tiny - organisations. Hear of their strategies to turn small resources into big impacts. | Estimated reading time: 13 minutes (3 min per interview)
Keywords:
impact, one-person company, small organisation, association, Spokes
Book or article
Personalisation bracelets Cap science Bordeaux Spokes magazine Ecsite © Cap Sciences
April 2015 - Feature article by Nathalie Caplet published in Spokes #7, April 2015
An insight into content personalisation in science centres | Estimated reading time: 11 minutes
Keywords:
personalisation, Spokes, visitor tracking, data
Report
Spokes resource
April 2015 - Report by the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology, in conjunction with the “la Caixa” Banking Foundation and Everis. It looks back on a two-year project aiming at promoting careers in science and technology.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
STEM, science careers, vocations
Spokes resource
April 2015 - Ecsite and MUSE are offering opportunities to attend the conference for free to a number of European journalists - details in the attached call.
Material for workshops and exhibitions
Spokes resource
February 2015 - How we live and eat relates strongly to how healthy we are. It links to the number of kilograms on our scales and to the risk of developing chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, at some stage in our lives.
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
playdecide, food, health
Website
Spokes resource
February 2015 - International Innovation publishes global insight and analysis on current scientific research trends, as well as funding and policy issues. Coverage spans the breadth of scientific disciplines, with key focus on the interdisciplinary areas of healthcare, environment and technology. International Innovation’s primary aim is to make research understandable and discoverable for a broad audience of readers at the intersection of policy, academia and industry, as well as an informed public. For more information, visit our site.
Category:
Topics in science
Keywords:
trends, topics, scientific research
Report
Spokes resource
January 2015 - The Center for the Future of Museums' annual forecasting report, from the American Alliance of Museums. 2015 trends: Open Data | Ethical Consumerism | Personalization | Rising Sea Levels | Wearable Technology | Slow Culture
Category:
Education & learning
Keywords:
trends, museums, center for future of museums, strategy, foresight

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