[57north-ctte] [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]

Hibby d at vehibberd.com
Tue Feb 26 21:19:16 GMT 2019


Hi Maha! Those dates sound good!

I'll get back soon with some dates I can swing by - is a weekend okay or would you rather weekdays?

Cheers,
H

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  Hibby
  d at vehibberd.com
  MM3ZRZ

On Sun, 24 Feb 2019, at 2:41 PM, Maha Abhishek wrote:
> Sorry for not getting back earlier. It was great meeting you all.
> 
> We have provisionally booked "Hack Lab takeover" event on Sat 4th and 
> Sun 5th May. Please let us know if these dates are suitable?
> 
> If you are planning to visit the centre to get an idea about the spaces 
> available, please let me know and I can arrange this. Thomas is on 
> holiday this week and he will be back on 4th April, so if you want to 
> meet and discuss further on marketing strategies, please let us know a 
> suitable date.
> 
> If you have any queries please feel free to contact us.
> 
> Looking forward to working with you,
> 
> Regards
> 
> Maha
> 
> Dr. Mahalakshmi Abhishek
> STEM Learning Co-ordinator
> 
> NB Change of address from 14th November 2018
> 
> Aberdeen Science Centre 
> 107 George Street, 
> Aberdeen 
> AB25 1HU                                                    
> E:  maha.abhishek at asc.scot
> T: +44 (0)1224 518062 (Direct Line) +44 (0)1224 640340 (Switchboard)
> W: www.aberdeensciencecentre.org 
> 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas.Wild 
> Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2019 2:03 PM
> To: Hibby; Maha Abhishek
> Cc: 57north-ctte at lists.57north.co
> Subject: RE: [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]
> 
> Hi Dave,
> 
> That sounds fantastic! A really interesting mix of stuff. I would be 
> keen to explore any areas that we can support with these projects 
> aswell. We will head along next week to meet everyone and see whatit 
> going on.
> 
> Kind regards
> 
> Thomas
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hibby [mailto:d at vehibberd.com] 
> Sent: 07 February 2019 11:37
> To: Thomas.Wild <thomas.wild at ASC.scot>; Maha Abhishek <Maha.Abhishek at asc.scot>
> Cc: 57north-ctte at lists.57north.co
> Subject: Re: [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]
> 
> Yeah, no worries - I was out in Paris earlier this week at meetings, so 
> wouldn't have been around!
> 
> We usually convene from around 7pm until the last person leaves. It's 
> our traditional social night, so we work on projects and expect to be 
> interrupted by conversation and comments on what everyone else is 
> doing.  Plus there's usually some beer involved. 
> 
> At the moment we've got a few things going on - we're setting up a 
> laser cutter, we're setting up a barcode-scanenr powered honesty bar, 
> there will be the final preparations for the Air Quality monitoring 
> Code the City that we're doing in partnership with the open data 
> institute team [1] and I'm beginning to work on making some noise 
> boxes! There's a few other personal projects happening too - I saw some 
> wood being cut in the dirty workshop not too long ago!
> 
> Cheers,
> DH
> 
> [1] https://codethecity.org/category/aberdeen/
> 
> --
>   Hibby
>   d at vehibberd.com
>   MM3ZRZ
> 
> On Thu, 7 Feb 2019, at 9:59 AM, Thomas.Wild wrote:
> > Hi Dave,
> > 
> > Sorry we couldn’t make it along this week, but I would be happy to 
> > come along to the hacklab next Tuesday 12th? I think Maha would be 
> > able to come as well, but I was thinking of opening it up to any other 
> > staff here that fancy coming along.
> > 
> > Just to give us an idea, what time do you meet and what do you get up to?
> > 
> > Kind regards
> > 
> > Thomas
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Hibby [mailto:d at vehibberd.com]
> > Sent: 01 February 2019 11:00
> > To: Maha Abhishek <Maha.Abhishek at asc.scot>
> > Cc: 57north-ctte at lists.57north.co; Thomas.Wild <thomas.wild at ASC.scot>
> > Subject: Re: [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]
> > 
> > Hey there - I should be able to make time that week. 
> > 
> > I work out in Westhill, so mid/late afternooon would be good  - 3/4 pm. 
> > Alternatively, if you wanted you could come to the hacklab on a 
> > Tuesday night, which is typically our social night, and engage with 
> > the various regular faces that show up!
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > DH
> > 
> > --
> >   Hibby
> >   d at vehibberd.com
> >   MM3ZRZ
> > 
> > On Wed, 30 Jan 2019, at 3:21 PM, Maha Abhishek wrote:
> > > Thanks Dave for showing interest in our Coding Theme. It would be 
> > > great to have you as a part of it.
> > > 
> > > Our Coding Theme will be running from March to May. We will be 
> > > delivering workshops using LEGO Mindstorms (suitable for age 8+), 
> > > Lego WeDo 2.0 kits (suitable for age 5+) with some challenges. We 
> > > also have resources such as Beebots, Code-a-pillar and Dash Robots 
> > > which we will be using for Early Year pupils.
> > > 
> > > If you can contribute anything outwith these activities that will be 
> > > great. Nerf targets sounds great!
> > > 
> > > We would love to have a chat with you anytime after 11th Feb, if you 
> > > are available. Please let us know.
> > > 
> > > Regards
> > > 
> > > Maha
> > > 
> > > Mahalakshmi Abhishek
> > > STEM Learning Co-ordinator
> > > 
> > > NB Change of address from 14th November 2018
> > > 
> > > Aberdeen Science Centre
> > > 107 George Street,
> > > Aberdeen
> > > AB25 1HU
> > > E:  maha.abhishek at asc.scot
> > > T: +44 (0)1224 518062 (Direct Line) +44 (0)1224 640340 (Switchboard)
> > > W: www.aberdeensciencecentre.org
> > > 
> > >      
> > > 
> > >                                                 
> > >  
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> > > and do not necessarily represent those of Aberdeen Science Centre. 
> > > Aberdeen Science Centre is a recognised Scottish Charity No SC014922
> > > 
> > > 
> > > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Thomas.Wild
> > > Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:29 AM
> > > To: hibby
> > > Cc: 57north-ctte at lists.57north.co; Maha Abhishek
> > > Subject: RE: [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]
> > > 
> > > Hi Dave,
> > > 
> > > Thanks for getting back to me so quickly! 
> > > 
> > > Things like the nerf targets were a great fit for us - they combined 
> > > some great technology and science with a really fun activity. The 
> > > interactive installations sound like exactly what we are after - 
> > > definitely something I would be keen to explore. Maha can give you 
> > > some more info about the theme and how we can tie activities into it.
> > > 
> > > I am going to be out of the office for the rest of this week at 
> > > meetings, but can pick this up again next week. My colleague Maha 
> > > will be leading on our code factory theme, so if you have any 
> > > questions she will be able to help.
> > > 
> > > If you are free at all on the week of the 11th it would be great to 
> > > meet up for a chat/coffee.
> > > 
> > > Kind regards
> > > 
> > > Thomas
> > > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: hibby [mailto:d at vehibberd.com]
> > > Sent: 27 January 2019 14:11
> > > To: Thomas.Wild <thomas.wild at ASC.scot>
> > > Cc: 57north-ctte at lists.57north.co; Maha Abhishek 
> > > <Maha.Abhishek at asc.scot>
> > > Subject: Re: [Aberdeen Science Centre Visit]
> > > 
> > > Hi Thomas,
> > > 
> > > Thanks for getting in touch - We'd love to come in and have a day of 
> > > fun! The nerf targets are still floating around in storage, I'm sure 
> > > we can bring them back out!
> > > 
> > > What are you looking for us to do? It'd be cool if we could work on 
> > > something interactive that aligns with the theme! Would a few 
> > > interactive installations with some excited faces to talk about them 
> > > be along the lines of what you're after?
> > > 
> > > The Lego kits look excellent! I have a 20 year old mindstorms 1.5 
> > > kit sitting around - It was a mixture of that and the Edinburgh 
> > > science festival that started me down the route to engineering, I 
> > > hope it still has the same impact on kids!
> > > 
> > > It might be a good idea to have a coffee or something at some point 
> > > to work out what we're going to do together.
> > > 
> > > Cheers,
> > > Dave Hibberd
> > > 
> > > > ----- Forwarded message from "Thomas.Wild" <thomas.wild at ASC.scot>
> > > > -----
> > > > 
> > > > Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2019 10:39:48 +0000
> > > > From: "Thomas.Wild" <thomas.wild at ASC.scot>
> > > > To: "contact at 57north.co" <contact at 57north.co>
> > > > CC: Maha Abhishek <Maha.Abhishek at asc.scot>
> > > > Subject: Aberdeen Science Centre Visit
> > > > 
> > > > Hi there,
> > > > 
> > > > My name is Thomas, I am the head of learning at Aberdeen Science Centre. A few years ago you came and ran an amazing nerf gun/tambourine sensor shooting gallery at our IET open doors day.
> > > > Our old home on constitution street is currently being completely 
> > > > renovated, so we are at a temporary site just around the corner 
> > > > from you on George Street until Spring 2020. (the old Co-op 
> > > > opposite John
> > > > Lewis.)
> > > > 
> > > > Out upcoming visitor theme is 'Code Factory'. We have secured 
> > > > funding to purchase some amazing bits of kit including tablets, 
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> > > > IDygC>) The theme will run from 4th March - 2nd June 2019. Would 
> > > > IDygC>you
> > > > like to come and run some activities at the science centre for a day during this time? Any dates during the Easter holidays (1st - 14th April) would be great as we can promote this as a special event 'Hacklab Takeover'.
> > > > 
> > > > Let me know your thought. Given how popular the nerf gun challenge was, I would be really keen to work more with you!
> > > > 
> > > > Cheers
> > > > 
> > > > Thomas
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Thomas Wild
> > > > 
> > > > Head of Learning
> > > > Aberdeen Science Centre
> > > > 107 George Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1HU
> > > > E:  thomas.wild at ASC.Scot<mailto:thomas.wild at ASC.Scot>  T: +44
> > > > (0)1224
> > > > 518063
> > > > W: www.aberdeensciencecentre.org<http://www.aberdeensciencecentre.org/>
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> > > > 
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