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Knowledge transfer

After two Summer Schools at the Waag building in Amsterdam in the past years, a third Summer Academy was organised on location this year. Earlier participants of the Hout- en Meubileringscollege (HMC) created together with Waag Society a programme to share their knowledge and experiences with their colleagues.

Emerging technologies, the accessibility of online information and questions about sustainability are changing the practice of making, the role of makers and their way of thinking. How are teachers in maker education handling the new machines, (open) software, materials, information and changing principles?

Read more about this topic in the Dutch version of this blog.

Recent blog posts

- Thursday 05 October 2017

The 'Metaal Kathedraal': a former church and metal factory, but now a cultural and ecological breeding ground at the edge of Utrecht. Xiamyra went to visit the place.

- Tuesday 03 October 2017

In a world where science is most often practiced in isolated labs, gaining access to the primary tools is of great importance to many independent researchers.

- Monday 02 October 2017

MAD summerschool, sounds like a crazy summerschool but it actually stands for ‘Man and Design’ i.e. a design summerschool. Xiamyra participated.

- Friday 29 September 2017

Paulien Melis and Janine Huizenga were at the camp Entre-Nous to speak about Make Health on behalf of the Creative Care Lab.

- Thursday 28 September 2017

In this blog series ‘DO worry, be happy!’, we talk to experts in the field of technology, innovation and ethics about new developments and why sometimes we need to worry a little more.