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Stay in touch with the latest developments in European science engagement... Ecsite offers ongoing news on this website, as well as a monthly online magazine, Spokes.

Calls 22 January 2018

The European Commission is developing a Pollinators' Initiative aimed at improving the knowledge base on pollinators. Take part in online public consultation open until 5 April.

Calls 11 January 2018
Artist Sergey Kischenko was one of the 2016 beneficiaries from the "fresh ideas" scheme (c) Sergey Kischenko & RESANITA

Session accepted? What if an extra speaker from outside of the science centre and museum field made it even better? Know such an eye-opener or paradigm shifter? If you can convince the Programme Committee that they're bringing a new perspective to your session, they could attend for free. Applications by 27 January

Calls 11 January 2018
Starts Prize 2018

The STARTS Prize is the Grand prize of the European Commission honoring Innovation in Technology, Industry and Society stimulated by the Arts. Apply by 2 March.

Calls 10 January 2018
Board elections at the 2017 Ecsite Annual Conference in Porto, Portugal © Ecsite / MHNC-UP / Ciência Viva  Photographers: Daniel Espírito Santo / João Botas

Four trustee seats are open this year at the Ecsite Board elections that will be taking place at the upcoming Annual General Meeting in Geneva, on 8 June 2018.

Send your candidature by 23 March.

Calls 14 December 2017
European Researchers' Night

The 2018-2019 call for proposals has just been launched. Apply by 14 February 2018


Digital Spokes magazine

Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #37, January 2018

IN DEPTH: Is it real?  by Anne M. Land-Zandstra, Dylan J.J. Van Gerven and Welmoet Damsma

LOOKOUT: My precious

COLUMN: Collective wisdom for new ambitions by Herbert Münder

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