First Network Meeting

Apr 5 – Apr 6, 2017
University of Helsinki, Finland

This first network meeting has included an open event for interested researchers, educators and makerspace professionals.

Open Evening, 3.30pm – 6pm 6th April: Makerspaces in the Early Years

Second Network Meeting

Jul 4 – Jul 5, 2017
The University of Sheffield

The event has seen a presentation by Professor Cathy Burnett and Professor Guy Merchant, from Sheffield Hallam University, on their research, and a workshop delivered by Mark Shillitoe, Maker Educator and creative technologist in the Netherlands.

ESRC Festival of Social Sciences – MakEY Workshhop

Nov 11 – Nov 11, 2017
Sheffield Children's Central Library

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.

MakEY@DigiLitEY Training

Mar 7 – Mar 8, 2018
The University of Sheffield

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 in early childhood and explored makers’ activities such as lightplay animation, diy light boxes, 3Dscanning, and more

Third Network Meeting

Jun 10 – Jun 13, 2018
Aarhus University

Details to follow

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