Inspiring stories

Discover the ways in which PlayDecide and other dialogue methods are used by our members, and get inspired for your own events and projects.

Andrea Bandelli - On 23 April 2012 the Playdecide kit on Neuroscience was used in a slightly unusual setting - an art museum. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice organized a series of 4 workshops under the title "Be Creactive - four classes to reawaken adult creativity". James Bradburne, director of Palazzo Strozzi in Florence and moderator of the 4 workshops, presented this initiative...
Debate & Creativity - playDECIDE for elderly people
Barbara Streicher - How can we offer DECIDE for elderly people who are blind or can hardly see? This was a challenge we took on when word-of-mouth about our microFUND “...
Empowering our local commmunity with PlayDecide
Linda Leuchars - The Dundee Science Centre PlayDecide project has not only raised awareness of this excellent dialogue resource within the Tayside community, but also...
Animal Research
Reanne van Kleef - In 2010 Erasmus MC (University Medical Center Rotterdam) created a new Decide kit: 'Animal testing in biomedical research'. Together with the natural...
Vesuvius: playing with fire!
Barbara Raucci - In 2010 CodiCS, an Italian cooperative for scientific communication, has built up a new Decide kit called “Vesuvius – playing with fire!”. The kit...
To Vaccinate or Not? That is the Question!
Irina Orekhova - Our aim with this project was to engage the public (young parents-to-be) in a two ways communication channel – providing information to the general...
Debate & Creativity - playDECIDE for elderly people
Barbara Streicher - Does DECIDE have an (upper) age limit? We think not and thus organised a series of playDECIDE discussions especially for the target group of elderly...
Health & Diagnostic Testing for Adult Learners
Clare Scalzo - Your Future Health - Is it a good idea to know your risks?
POLKA
Gabor Pogany Ph.D. - Financed by the MicroFund grant we could begin the POLKA project in Hungary. It is co-financed by the EU Public Health Program 2008-2013, DG Sanco....
Young Explorers’ Clubs
Patrycja Michna - Copernicus Science Centre is the coordinator of the Polish nationwide "Young Explorers’ Clubs" project intended for the youth at the lower-secondary...
Go renewable!
Luca Caridà - I developed a new Decide kit about energy and sustainability, trying to experiment the use of visual and multimedia tools to enhance the discussion between...
Health in a black and minority ethnic (BME) community in Newcastle
Sarah Robinson - This microFUND project was a collaboration between The Centre for Life, a science centre in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK and Newcastle Science City...
Moldova and Romania Tuberculosis Collaboration
Feodora Rodiucova - The volunteers of Speranta Terrei, who have devoted themselves to the fight against TB, started a new project. Thanks to contacts with a Romanian...
DecidePub
Carlo Maiolini - The “DecidePub” project intends to decline the “Decide” format in a new way that can be played to discuss nutrition issues in informal, crowded and...
Klimaatpraat
Laura van Veen - Sixty dutch teachers of primary schools used a modified version of the PlayDecide kit on Climate Change to identify and discuss issues about climate...
Gianfilippo Parenti - The new generation of Decide is approaching. In fact, the awarded projects are currently receiving the subsidies they deserve and the applicants...
Gianfilippo Parenti - I have had three different experiences of Playdecide in Sweden. My first encounter was when I was involved with the Swedish National Resource...
Gianfilippo Parenti - Decide's tentacle stretched eastbound up to Malaysia where the renown Petrosains Science Centre of Kuala Lumpur embedded it in their programmes...
Gianfilippo Parenti - PlayDecide has been a success even outside the traditional European borders since its birthday. For instance, it was used in 2007 in Israel. Its...
Gianfilippo Parenti - Before creeping in the tight world of youth and adult prison, Austrian Science Center Netzwerk’s approach to Decide was strolling unleashed over...
Gianfilippo Parenti - The arrow of time usually heads for the future, but Decide makes wonders in order to turn it back to past. And that’s just what we are doing... Gianfilippo Parenti - Decide is being played all over the world in science and society contexts like science museums and centres. Sometimes, though, Decide’s flexibility...
Paola Rodari - As a professor of Museums studies in a Master in Science Communication (SISSA, Trieste, Italy), I always present to my students Decide as a powerful...
Gianfilippo Parenti - From November 2004 and October 2006 the Decide project was developed and tested in several European science centres and museums. One of these...