Impact Evaluation – Arts-Based Public Engagement

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch) has 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 are guiding the participating projects through a theory of change and the resulting design of […]

From Paris to CoP26

We are supporting 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 includes a series of public events in September and October 2021, themed to different sectors and facets […]

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 […]

Just Transition artist residency

Masterpiece of designing art. Golden and blue paint. Abstract ocean- ART. Marbleized effect.

In collaboration with Lyth Arts Centre in Wick, the MASTS Marine Renewable Energy Forum and People Ocean Planet initiative are supporting a new artist’s residency through spring and summer 2021, using traditional music techniques to engage public audiences while exploring the topic of marine renewable energy and ‘just transitions’. This innovative and experimental collaboration will […]

Ocean ARTic

A POP-led partnership bringing creatives and marine climate scientists together to explore the impact of climate change in the Arctic and Scotland through climate data and stories. Primarily funded by Creative Scotland with match-funding from MASTS and the Blue Action project, and with in-kind contributions from other partners, this project has been established in a […]

Dive-In Exhibition

Led by the Museums of the Universities of St Andrews, POP and the Scottish Oceans Institute are helping the development of this exciting and ambitious new exhibition. Scheduled 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 […]