Museum of Science and OMSI host 2014 Living Laboratory Stipend Recipients

April 25, 2015
In April, new adopters from across the Living Laboratory community attended meetings in Boston, MA and Portland, OR. Stipend recipients presented professional and public outcomes of collaborative efforts facilitated by 2014 stipend awards. Learn more about 2014 NLL Stipend Outcomes

Living Laboratory®: A Mutal Professional Development Model for Museum-based Research Partnerships

April 15, 2015
Community members can now access a pre-publication proof of the book chapter: Living Laboratory®: A Mutual Professional Development Model for Museum-based Research Partnerships, which will appear in Relating Research and Practice: Cognitive Development in Museum Settings (edited by J. Jipson and D. Sobel), to be published by Psychology Press.

NLL 2015 Academic Cohort Meeting - Philadelphia, PA

A Living Laboratory Academic Cohort meeting was held on Wednesday, March 18th in conjunction with the Society for Research in Child Development conference in Philadelphia, PA. Discussion (among project team members, academic collaborators and NSF staff) centered on how Living Laboratory activities might be positioned as Broader Impacts in National Science Foundation proposals. Learn More

University of Wisconsin publishes two articles out of Living Lab at Madison Children's Museum

Congratulations to the Social Kids Lab at UW-Madison and the Madison Children's Museum on two new publications - the first to result from their Living Laboratory partnership! One study looked at children's judgments around social power. Another study examined how children choose to share resources with others.

Minnesota's first Living Laboratory site

Gustavus Adolphus Living Laboratory team

November 21, 2014
Congratulations to NLL Stipend Awardees Kyle Chambers, Associate Professor of Psychological Science at Gustavus Adolphus College, and Deb Johnson, Program Manager at the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota on the establishment of the first Living Laboratory site in Minnesota!

Maryland Science Center hosts New and Potential Adopter Meeting in Baltimore

MSC educator shares a research toy with participants

November 15, 2014

Over two days this week, Maryland Science Center (MSC) hosted a New Adopters Meeting that included project team members from across the US, representatives from the 2014 Stipend Awardees, and professionals interested in learning about Living Laboratory by visiting an active site.

Living Laboratory launches at Delaware Children's Museum

Penn State Brandywine team

November 14, 2015
Dr. Jenn Zosh, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) at Penn State Brandywine has partnered with Jen Bush, Director of Education at the Delaware Children's Museum, to launch a new Living Laboratory site.

Living Laboratory partnership highlighted in APA Monitor

JHU researchers at Maryland Science Center

October 25, 2014
The American Psychological Association's Lea Winerman explores Living Laboratory in Kids Room at the Maryland Science Center and speaks with Lisa Feigenson of Johns Hopkins University in the article: A beneficial partnership.

Living Laboratory launches at Children's Museum of Fond Du Lac

Living Lab team at Children's Museum of Fond Du Lac

October 23, 2014
Congratulations to Andrea Welsch, Executive Director for Children's Museum of Fond Du Lac, and the School of Arts and Sciences at Marian University on the launch of their new Living Laboratory site in Wisconsin.

Living Laboratory returns to ASTC - Raleigh, NC 2014

LL Booth - ASTC 2014

October 19, 2014
The project team was excited to see many familiar faces, and connect with new community members at the "Living Laboratory: Ask! Play! Learn!" booth in the ASTC MarketPlace in Raleigh! Hub Leaders and project staff from Maryland Science Center, Madison Children's Museum, OMSI and Museum of Science were on hand to talk about upcoming Living Laboratory opportunities and events, and to demonstrate research toy activities.