This page contains reports and documents useful to the science and discovery centre
sector, as well as to the wider public engagement community.
Our response to Louise Archer's post on the British Science Association website about the 'What influence participation in science and mathematics?' report and the potential role of science centres.
TISME publications, including the 'What influence participation in science and mathematics?' report.
ASDC response to the Reform of the National Curriculum in England consultation.
Hands-on DNA: Exploring Evolution Final Project Report.
Informal STEM Education: Houses of Parliament POSTNOTE no. 382, June 2011.
Information and latest evidence on UK Science and Discovery Centres impact on school attainment
Science, Engineering & the Devolved Nations: CaSE Policy Report, April2011
IRIS data - Factors affecting interests and recruitment in Science Prof Justin Dillon.pdf
National Space Academy, Case for Support, Executive Summary, February 2011
Public Attitudes to Science 2011: MORI-BIS - Summary report
The National Audit
Office report November 2010: Educating the next generation of scientists
The Research Councils Concordat for Engaging the Public with
Research: An introduction and overview
Evaluation of Scottish
Science Centres 2008-10 by Morris Hargreaves McIntyre on behalf of the Scottish Government
impact of science and discovery centres: Towards a set of common indicators
Engagement and Learning: The Value of Science & Discovery Centres in the
The Impact of Science &
Discovery Centres: A Review of Worldwide Studies
Article for innovation to success (word doc.)
Article for innovation to success (PDF)
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