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We need to help citizens grasp the difference between authority-based and science-based validation, argues Gomes da Costa (and much more)

Developing an organisation-wide learning research culture: a museum shares its journey

What do 2017 trends mean for science engagement? From open science to post-truth and tinkering to augmented reality

Watching the trendwatchers

Maarten Okkersen
Julie Becker

Ecsite thanks the writers who have generously contributed to this issue of Spokes. Don't hesitate to contact communications@ecsite.eu if you'd like to submit an idea for an article.

Spokes is the monthly digital magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. It is put together by the Spokes Editorial Committee: 

Maarten Okkersen, Head of Communication and Marketing, Museon, The Hague, Netherlands – Chairperson
Julie Becker, Communications and Events Manager, Ecsite, Brussels, Belgium – Editor
Andrea Bandelli , Executive Director, Science Gallery International, Dublin, Ireland
Raphaël Chanay, Exhibitions and Interpretation Manager, Natural History Museum, London, UK
Raquel da Cunha, Events and Communications Officer, Ecsite, Brussels, Belgium
Wiktor Gajewski, Science and Art Events Director, Copernicus Science Centre, Warsaw, Poland
Aliki Giannakopoulou, Project Manager, Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Pallini, Greece
Antonio Gomes da Costa, Independent Consultant - Science Communication and Education, Lisbon, Portugal
Gema Revuelta, Associate Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain
Maria Xanthoudaki, Head of Education and International Relations, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milan, Italy

Responsible editor: Catherine Franche, Executive Director for Association européenne des expositions scientifiques, techniques et industrielles, aisbl

Frequency: monthly since April 2015 - issue 27, February 2017

Copyright: reproduction in whole or in part of any article in this magazine is prohibited without permission from Ecsite