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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 18 June 2014

This year’s Ecsite Directors Forum will be held in Tartu, Estonia, 12 – 14 November. It is hosted by the AHHAA Science Centre. Following the success of National Geographic at the 2013 Ecsite Directors Forum, Ecsite is offering partnering opportunities to companies active in the science engagement field.

Calls 5 June 2014

The next Ecsite quarterly members magazine will be out in three weeks. Do you have any new exhibition, senior staff move, obituary or resource you would like to share with the network? Send 100 words and a high quality picture to

Calls 13 May 2014

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ecsite’s Annual Conference, the Ecsite team is gathering pictures of past conferences and events – especially before 2010.

Calls 8 May 2014

Ecsite is partnering on a proposal for the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 call for promoting Gender Equality in Research and Innovation, under the topic Innovative approach to communication encouraging girls to study science.

Calls 5 May 2014

The European Commission launched a survey to shape EPALE, a platform initiated by the European Commission, “designed to become the reference point on adult learning in Europe”. Participation open til 15 May 2014.


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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