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Incredible growth in science festival activity in 2014

Last year North America witnessed an unprecedented level of science festival activity. New festivals launched across the US, with 11 celebrating f...

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Simons Foundation gift to “reach people where they are”

For many people, participating in informal science learning activity is not a habitual part of what they do. In some instances, the issue is that ...

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EvalFest launches five-year collaborative research project

Interaction with a scientist or engineer is the greatest predictor of positive learning outcomes for science festival attendees. The vast majority of ...

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Journal of Science Communication takes closer look at science festivals

The December 2014 issue of the Journal of Science Communication

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The Cambridge Science Festival high in four steps

I am leaving the 2014 Cambridge Science Festival early, with three days and dozens of events still to go. I’m happy to be headed to other festivals,...

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Why is this happening?

Kishore Hari tells a story about visiting three science festivals in a 2013 Story Collider performance

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