News & Events

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:… 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

Nov 20, 2017

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

Nov 20, 2017

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

Nov 20, 2017

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

Mar 10, 2017

Launch of MaKEY blog!

We have launched the MakEY blog, which will be a means of sharing information about the ongoing project. During the project, members of research teams will undertake secondments with partners, and they will blog about their experiences during these periods…. Read More

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