New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

Just published: A. de Moor (2014), Expanding the Academic Research Community - Building Bridges into Society with the Internet. In T. Denison, M. Sarrica, and L. Stillman (eds.), Theories, Practices, and Examples for Community and Social Informatics, Monash University Publishing, Melbourne. ISBN 978-1-921867-62-0. Abstract Academic research is under threat from issues like lack of resources, fraud, and societal … Continue reading New publication: Expanding the Academic Research Community – Building Bridges into Society with the Internet

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New publication: The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society

Just published: A. de Moor  (2014), The "Kids’ Knowledge Base": Connecting Junior Science to Society. In Proc. of Chi Sparks 2014, The Hague, the Netherlands. The Hague University of Applied Sciences, pp.108-111. Abstract Universities try to reinforce their connections with society in many different ways. Introducing children to science at an early age is an important part of … Continue reading New publication: The “Kids’ Knowledge Base”: Connecting Junior Science to Society

Weaving the Web: Launch of the Tilburg University Science Junction

Today, Tilburg University's Science Junction was launched: The Children’s University aims to work together with regional schools to develop curriculums and teaching materials for more gifted primary school students from groups 7 and 8 (age 10 to 12). The goal: making knowledge available to primary school students, and to show how much fun science is. … Continue reading Weaving the Web: Launch of the Tilburg University Science Junction