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The Transforming Practice blog is written by practitioners, for practitioners, to reflect on what research into STEM engagement means for our day-to-day practice.

Bridget Holligan, Director of Education and Engagement, Science Oxford shares how Science Oxford have kicked off their ‘Science Capital in Practice’ grant with a training day exploring their existing understanding of science capital and how they will be integrating it into their programme.

This summer, the Science Museum’s temporary exhibition, Top Secret, invites visitors into a world of secret communications and intelligence. Hannah Daley, the Exhibition Project Manager who led the project, shares the ways that the team worked to make the exhibition family friendly.

In the second of two posts, Maxwell Hamilton explores how a science capital approach helped to transform visitor interactions in the newly refurbished Textiles Gallery, at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.

Emilia McKenzie, Digital Manager, Learning for the Science Museum Group, presented at the Museums and the Web conference in Boston in April 2019. Here she shares an abridged summary of the workshop she delivered, which focused on using digital to facilitate object engagement.