A centre of excellence for science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) education research, science communication and innovation will be established in Cyprus.
Our aim is to create the first interactive science centre in Cyprus
Providing education and research resources to the people of Cyprus and Eastern Mediterranean region.
Funded by the European Union
The project (Phase I) has been funded by the European Union under the Horizon2020 “Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation-Teaming”
Advisory Member of the Consortium
Prof. Kevin Crowley
University of Pittsburgh, USA
Kevin Crowley is a professor of the Learning Sciences and Policy at the University of Pittsburgh, where he also directs the University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out-of-School Environments (UPCLOSE). He works in partnership with museums, community organizations, and other informal educators to develop innovative out of school learning environments. Crowley’s group conducts basic learning sciences research in informal settings and develops new theories of how people learn about science, technology, engineering, and art. Recent projects include the Center for the Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE), the Learning Activation Lab, and the Climate and Urban Systems Partnership, as well as ongoing partnerships with the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Crowley has a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University and a BA in psychology from Swarthmore College.