This second seminar focused on implementing a learning research culture within natural history settings.
Adopting a Research Culture overview PDF (112.8 KB)
Speakers' biographies PDF (87.2 KB)
Emily Pringle: Transforming Tate Modern PDF (76.4 KB)
Representatives from cultural institutions told how they have incorporated research into their working practices.They discussed how they did it and considered the implications for policy.
Speakers also examined the concept of mediation as a research theme and looked at two case studies on researching the impacts of informal educator training, and about meeting a scientist.
Professor Kevin Crowley from UPCLOSE (University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out of School Environments) discussed how the University of Pittsburgh has helped local museums adopt a research culture to improve practice.