STEAM

STEAM is the concept of combining STEM with the Arts and has recently been advocated as a way for science to develop better relationships with the society it serves. The Arts help us to engage with each other and can therefore be a powerful tool to spark those conversations between researchers and other publics. STEAM…

CREATEskills

The CREATEskills project is designed to develop and implement innovative teaching and learning practices, tools and methodologies in EU primary schools for the establishment of STEM studio classrooms, improving the quality and relevance of the learning process in primary education, more specifically regarding the attractiveness of STEM subjects. Through hands-on activities and based on the…

NUCLEUS

NUCLEUS is a four-year project that aims to develop a New Understanding of Communication, Learning and Engagement in Universities and Scientific Institutions. With a consortium of 24 international partners, €4 million of funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, and a focus on practical implementation, its goal is to overcome institutional barriers to responsible research and innovation (RRI). Research…

European Student Parliament on Science

The action European Student Parliament on Science aims to strengthen dialogue and the exchange of views and knowledge among students and scientists, involving students in parliamentary processes on issues that cover various aspects of science and research. In this way, students have the ability to acquire knowledge, skills and structured views, as they have direct communication with…

STEAM summer school

STEAM STEAM is a 10-day intensive summer school in science communication. We introduce an innovative form of education that includes Arts into the classical STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Interactive experiments and informal learning with the use of creativity and arts are the key ingredients of our approach. Our ultimate goals are to improve…

Science Views December 2016

Science Views for December 2016 is now online! In this issue, read about: Why care about the Higgs Boson. 1st DESCI Open Campus. The Play4Guidance Pilots in Greece. Art and public health: Wellbeing, social critique and communication. Addressing ‘Impact’ in Research Proposals. Public Communication of Science and Technology and its History. Boost your skills in…

Science Views November 2016

Science Views for November 2016 is now online! In this issue, read about: From an imperfect evolution to an intelligent design? Combining Argumentation and Inquiry in “European Student Parliaments Science on a worldwide stage DESCI Open Campus Australian Science Communicators Ninth National Conference ESERA 2017 Conference ESRC funded PhD studentships Submit an abstract to the…

SciencePOD reqruitment

SciencePOD, which stands for Science Prose On-Demand, provides science writing and editing service to academic publishers, research organisations and many more entities of whom work in fields related to science, medicine and technology. We predominately publish bespoke magazine-style articles in a slick tablet-ready platform targeted at mainstream audiences. We are currently recruiting new science journalists…

Closer to Mercury than ever before

  Final system acceptance tests are underway. The mission of the European Space Agency to Mercury is on track for launch in 2018. All eyes are now on BepiColombo. Aiming to a closer observation of Mercury, the BepiColombo mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) inaugurates a new era for European Astronomy. In contrast with…