Events

Oct 15, 2018

Library Makerspaces for Young Children: A National Conference

This conference,organised by the University of Sheffield in collaboration with the Libraries Taskforce, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, will share the outcomes of a project in which Library Services in three authorities (Barnley, Sheffield and SouthTyneside) offered makerspace workshops for children aged… Read More

Aug 3, 2018

Reconceptualising Early Childhood Literacies: An International Conference

Sponsored by the Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, COST Action ‘DigiLitEY’ and H2020 Project ‘MakEY‘. KEYNOTES LIVE STREAMING AVAILABLE AT KEYNOTE A here KEYNOTE B here KEYNOTE C here KEYNOTE D here KEYNOTE E here   This exciting conference will… Read More

Mar 19, 2018

MakEY@DigiLitEY Training

On 7th-8th March, MakEY hosted, at the Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences, the DigiLitEY Training School for EU PhD students and early career researchers. Through academic presentations and makers’ workshops, the attendees learnt about the possibilities offered by makerspaces… Read More

Nov 21, 2017

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

Nov 21, 2017

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.

Nov 21, 2017

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

Feb 24, 2017

First Network Meeting

Report on Meeting 1 – Helsinki 5th and 6th April 2017 The University of Helsinki hosted the first network meeting. The meeting focused on developing a consensus as to what constituted a makerspace, and also explored how far makerspaces aligned… Read More

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