Mobile Makerspaces for Hospitals, Libraries, Schools and Museums

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makeway Lab · hospital makerspace

The Makeway Lab · Hospital Makerspace is a creative health initiative being developed by Blue Sky View and researched by John Waldron through the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).

The Makeway Lab provides patient access to innovative technology and participatory programs to improve their health and well being.
The Hospital Makerspace is a mobile facility equipped with digital design and fabrication technology such as, 3D printers, digital scanners and cutters that participant can interact with, to learn and create interesting things.

In 2019 a research project will take place with 15 to 20 dialysis patients on the Sunshine Coast to determine the benefits of the Makeway Lab in the hospital environment.

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makeway lab - beaudesert libraries

The Beaudesert Libraries, Scenic Rim Regional Council received Queensland State Library funding to purchase a Makeway Lab. The mobile makerspace will be moved throughout the region at the various branches to facilitate digital literacy and maker programs.

John Waldron / Blue Sky View provided a two day introduction course to digital design and fabrication to nine of the library services team.