Science museums and university-based research centers can develop funded education outreach and public engagement partnerships that leverage their respective expertise and resources, while advancing the goals of research funding agencies. It's a win-win for all, especially the prospective audiences.
Understand how to make a proactive strategic assessment to define the goals of science museum and research center partnership.
Learn how to put infrastructures in place to accommodate partnership initiatives.
Get ideas on how to recruit a partner and structure the relationship.
Find out how to collaborate on winning proposals for direct or sub-award funding.
Prepare to maintain and expand the partnership over time.
Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.