Impact Evaluation – Arts-Based Public Engagement

Ahead of the 2021 CoP26 conference, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch) brought together a diverse set of organisations delivering public engagement on climate change topics, motivated by the upcoming CoP26 event in Glasgow, to design and test an evaluation framework and tools. Evaluation specialists worked to guide the participating projects through a theory of […]

From Paris to CoP26

We supported a project led by UN Association Scotland and UN House Scotland to build momentum to CoP26. The overall project invites citizens and organisations to show support by ‘signing up’ to the original Paris Agreement. This included a series of public events in September and October 2021, themed to different sectors and facets of […]

Next Gen Climate Leaders

This MASTS-led project showcases some of Scotland’s inspirational young climate leaders, helping them share their message about tackling climate change. We commissioned three mini-documentary films on subjects that align with key CoP26 themes, centered on the work, thoughts and passions of early career scientists from the MASTS and SAGES communities.  The Next Generation Climate Leaders: […]

Climate Literacy training

We have been helping MASTS Marine Climate Change Forum develop a Climate Literacy training course for use in our own professional community. The course is being developed in partnership with Keep Scotland Beautiful to achieve independent course accreditation from The Carbon Literacy Project. The course will help our professional network: Understand the science of climate […]

Taming Ægir – Just Transition artist residency

In collaboration with Lyth Arts Centre in Wick, the MASTS Marine Renewable Energy Forum and POP supported artist Morag Currie through spring and summer 2021 to become the Lyth Arts Environmental Artist in Residence. Using traditional music techniques, Morgan engages public audiences while exploring the topic of marine renewable energy and ‘just transitions’. Her work […]

Ocean ARTic

What is Ocean ARTic? Ocean ARTic was a partnership that brought together creatives and marine climate scientists to explore innovative ways tell the story through climate data of the impact of climate change in the Arctic and Scotland. Funded by Creative Scotland and led by MASTS, this work was established in a pivotal year for climate change […]

Dive-In! Exhibition

Led by the Museums of the Universities of St Andrews, POP and the Scottish Oceans Institute collaborated to develop this exciting and ambitious new exhibition. Running from October 2021 to January 2022, the physical exhibition (Wardlaw Museum, St Andrews) and parallel online content is a contribution to the public conversation around the CoP26 conference’s pivotal […]