International Symposium of
Science Museums 2020

Science Museums & Centers with SDGs


Hari Im

Functions and Roles of Museums in the Community-Focused on the Case of Adult Education Program

Ttankkute Marine Natural History Museum : Chief Curator Lecture view Download

Hari Im has been currently working as chief curator at the Ttankkute Marine Natural History Museum. Since Korea adopted the scheme Educator in 2012, she has become the first to receive the award given by Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Also, she completed her Master셲 degree in the education of museum and art museum at the Graduate School of Education Kyung Hee University. She wrote an article on the development and applied case of STEAM education program which was published on Children and Museum Studies No.3. In addition, she is a co-author of From Museum셲 22 Perspectives. She has started her research on STEAM education since 2010. She is now working on various exhibitions in collaboration with science centers and museums nationwide. With her grave interests in nature and environment protection and as a stakeholder of 2020 Sustainable Development, she has engaged in various activities and supporting group of designating superior education programs on environment under the ministry of environment. Education programs conducted at the museum in which she is working were selected as good programs; therefore, she has delivered lectures on best education practices and case study of museums for would-be curators. She has been committed to nurturing curators through career consultation programs as well.

Patricia Barciela Dur찼n

Bites: an exhibition on nutrition and the Sustainable Development Goals

Museos Cient횒ficos Coruneses : Domus Manager Lecture view Download

Patricia Barciela Dur찼n holds a PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of Santiago de Compostela. At the same time she was developing the research of her doctoral thesis, she started her professional life as a teacher. In April 1995, she joined the technical team of the Science Museums of A Coru챰a. Since 2000, he has been on the technical direction of Domus, the interactive museum dedicated to human beings. As a scientific communicator, she has coordinated many national (Museos Cient챠ficos, FECYT) and international (ECSITE, ASTC) projects in the Domus. She has participated in the design of projects that seek innovation in the scientific communication of museums, such as the Divulgat처n, the open laboratory of the Domus or the maker@domus space, among others. As a professional in scientific museology, he has taken part in the renovation and management of more than half of the Domus' permanent exhibition area. He has also participated in the design, management and production of numerous temporary exhibitions and published more than a hundred articles. He has also designed and organized dozens of conferences, courses, events and educational workshops. As a researcher, she has published articles in international journals and participated in scientific congresses. She is specialized in themes related to non-formal scientific education and in the coordination of scientific communication projects. She usually collaborates with several media such as the scientific divulgation programme 'Aquelando' on Galician TV and La Voz de Galicia.

Marianna Karttunen

Museums as innovation platforms

Museum of Technology : Museum educator Lecture view Download

Marianna Karttunen works as a museum educator at the Museum of Technology in Helsinki, Finland. She is responsible for the museum's pedagogical contents and their development. Marianna has 15 years of experience in museum pedagogy, science and technology education, workshops and events as a designer, producer and a guide, as well as strong experience in development and cooperation projects

Emily Cronin

Sustainable touring exhibitions, current practices at the Science Museum Group

Science Museum Group : Partnerships Manager Lecture view Download

Emily Cronin is a Partnerships Manager for the Cultural & Commercial Partnerships team at the Science Museum Group, based at the Science Museum in London. She specialises in museums and exhibitions, particularly in promoting science engagement. Prior to working at the Science Museum, Emily worked for cultural consultancy Barker Langham, where she helped to bring in new international projects in regions including the Middle East. In addition to Emily셲 experience, she has worked for other museums and non-profit organisations supporting with their exhibitions and partnership building. She currently writes and presents on topics such as how touring exhibitions can be more environmentally sustainable, as well as on new approaches that can support cultural organisations with their future financial sustainability. Emily holds a MA Museum and Artefact Studies degree from the University of Durham and a BSc in Anthropology degree from Kennesaw State University, USA.