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ISOTOPE: Informing Science Outreach and Public Engagement. Final Report of the NESTA-funded ISOTOPE Project

Holliman, Richard; Collins, Trevor; Jensen, Eric and Taylor, Peter (2009). ISOTOPE: Informing Science Outreach and Public Engagement. Final Report of the NESTA-funded ISOTOPE Project. The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

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Abstract

This is the final report for the NESTA-funded phase of the ISOTOPE project, which ran from January 2007 to July 2009. In this report the authors document: the wider context within which the project was conducted, alongside an overview of some of the core research findings (Section 1); the aims of the project (Section 2); the management of the project, noting how the key project milestones were achieved, including some of the problems encountered and lessons learned (Section 3); the various outputs from the project, including a description of the website and research papers (Section 4); the evaluation of the project deliverables, noting how the findings informed further website development (Section 5); the impacts of the project (Section 6); and, finally, a brief overview of the future plans for ISOTOPE (Section 7).

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2009 The Open University
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetNational Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)
Keywords: science outreach; public engagement; action research; participatory design; website;
Academic Unit/Department: Science > Environment, Earth and Ecosystems
Knowledge Media Institute
Science > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)
Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Biomedical Research Network (BRN)
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Item ID: 20090
Depositing User: Richard Holliman
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2010 15:31
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 23:38
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/20090
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