The Science Capital in Practice event brought together ideas, experiences and advice from a community of 15 museums and science centres involved in the Science Capital in Practice programme, a nationwide collaboration between the Association for Science and Discovery Centres (ASDC) and the Science Museum Group.
Watch the Science capital in practice: Foundations for the future seminar held on 6th July 2021 below:
The aim of the programme was to help increase diversity and inclusion in science through applying the science capital approach in a variety of UK museums and science centres.
Science capital in practice: foundations for the future
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An introduction to science capital and informal learning experiences.
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