Events

Third Network Meeting

Report on Meeting 3 – 11th – 13th June, 2018  The host for the third meeting was Aarhus University. The first two days of the meeting involved all countries updating each other on progress made on the projects, focusing on… Read More

Posted on Nov 21, 2017
Events

ESRC Festival of Social Sciences – MakEY Workshhop

MakEY held a pop-up makerspace providing children with the opportunity to tinker, hack and make using a 3D printer, electronic equipment and resources such as conductive paint and coding equipment.

Posted on Nov 21, 2017
Events

Second Network Meeting

Report on Meeting 2 – Sheffield, 3rd – 5th July, 2017 The University of Sheffield played host to the Summer School and 2nd MakEY workshop on 4-7th July 2017. Professors Cathy Burnett and Guy Merchant from Sheffield Hallam University led… Read More

Posted on Nov 21, 2017
News

MakEY Newsletter Year 1, Issue 1

Welcome to the first issue of the MakEY newsletter, which outlines the main activities of the project to date. We would love to hear your thoughts on our e-newsletter, so please send us your views, comments or suggestions by email: makey@sheffield.ac.uk… Read More

Posted on Nov 20, 2017
News

MakEY Presentations at the Literacy and Citizenship in the Digital Age seminar at University of Copenhagen 

Prof. Jackie Marsh, The University of Sheffield, and Prof. Kjetil Sandvik, University of Copenhagen were invited to give presentations at the Literacy and Citizenship in the Digital Age seminar. Topics of their presentations were creative approaches to understanding and using technologies and the value… Read More

Posted on Nov 20, 2017
News

Literature Review Now Available!

The project team has produced a literature review relating to makerspaces in the early years. Available here  

Posted on Nov 20, 2017
News

MakEY Secondments

In the first nine months of the project a number of secondments have already occurred. The aim of these exchanges is to share knowledge,  develop long-term collaborations, and strengthen interactions between organisations in the academic and non-academic sectors, where each… Read More

Posted on Nov 20, 2017
News

“The BrockNews” – The University of Sheffield in secondment at Brock University

https://brocku.ca/brock-news/2017/07/makerspace-research-draws-visiting-scholars-to-brock/

Posted on Nov 20, 2017
News

2nd MakEY Workshop

The University of Sheffield played host to the 2nd MakeY workshop on 4-5th July 2017. Professor Cathy Burnett and Professor Guy Merchant from Sheffield Hallam University delivered a presentation on their research and experience of working with teachers. Representatives of the… Read More

Posted on Nov 20, 2017
News

MakEY Kick-off Meeting 

A very fruitful first MakEY Meeting was hosted on 5-6th April 2017 by the University of Helsinki. An open workshop delivered by (Art & Craft School Robotti) on electronic craft closed the two days, which saw as focal points the development… Read More

Posted on Nov 20, 2017

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