News & Events

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

Jan 22, 2018

MakEY Survey

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

Dec 8, 2017

MakEY@ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

  MakEY joined the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences with a workshop held in the Sheffield Children’s Central Library. The children were busy exploring, creating and communicating with emojis in 2D and 3D to develop light/ shadow theatres; they had the opportunity… 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

Nov 20, 2017

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

Nov 20, 2017

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

Nov 20, 2017

Literature Review Now Available!

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

Nov 20, 2017

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

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