PERFORM. Participatory Engagement with Scientific and Technological Research through Performance

Uploaded by Isabel Ruiz-Mallén on 27 July 2016
Last modified on 22 November 2018



From 01/11/2015 to 31/10/2018

PERFORM explores a participatory educational process on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) through the use of scenic arts with secondary school students, their teachers and early career researchers, who will get actively involved in experiencing science in France, Spain and the United Kingdom.

PERFORM takes action to overcome the remaining distance between young people and science, to break the unidirectional model of scientific knowledge transfer, and to foster interaction between science and society through the values embedded in Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). The project analyses how such human-centered, science-arts educational approach contributes to foster girls’ and boys’ motivations towards science learning and strengthen the transversal competences they will need for STEM careers and jobs. The communication skills required for teachers and researchers to further replicate the educational process are also addressed in specific training toolkits.

The project dissemination is fulfilled by ensuring strong science-policy links and connections with Scientix.


  1. Fundació per la Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
  2. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
  3. The Big Van Theory, Spain
  4. University of Bristol, United Kingdom
  5. Science Made Simple, United Kingdom
  6. University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  7. L'Atelier des Jours à Venir, France
  8. Les Atomes Crochus, France
  9. UNESCO, France
  10. EUSEA, Austria


Project coordinator: Isabel Ruiz-Mallén [email protected]

Project manager: Marina Di Masso [email protected]

PERFORM is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (665826)

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