- National Research Council of the National Academies, Identifying and Supporting Productive STEM Programmes in Out-of-School Settings, Washington, 25 June 2015. See STEM in out of school settings NAP 2015
- Inspiring Australia, How do Australians engage with science? A survey commissioned by Inspiring Australia through the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science and the Australian National University, Report of Preliminary Findings, April 2014
- Kyrié Thompson Kellett, Barry Walther, Chris Cardiel, Marilyn Johnson, Marcie Benne, and Mary Soots, Tripping Over Science: Taking STEM Exhibits Outside of the Museum, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, February 2015. Deals with all aspects of negotiating and establishing science displays in transit centres.
- John H. Falk et al, International Science Centre Impact Study – Final Report, John Falk Research Corvallis, OR USA, 17 February 2014
Results of the study show that individuals who used science centres were significantly more likely to be science and technology literate and engaged citizens and that the presence of one or more healthy and active science centre within a community was a vital mechanism for creating and maintaining a scientifically and technologically informed, engaged and literate public.