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International training course for teachers and museum educators
13th edition, 2 – 7 October 2017
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, Milan – Italy
6 days packed with lectures, museum visits, interactive workshops, discussion games and experimental activities to discover how to use museums as educational resources for teaching and learning in science. Teachers and museum educators will work side by side to improve their facilitating skills and support active engagement for the development of scientific citizenship.
If you are producing and/or performing (or you have such intents) attending the INSPIRE workshop is something you just have to do
INSPIRE (INternational »Science Performance Is Ready« Event)
May 29th – June 2Nd 2017 in
The world population is growing, technology is advancing at lightning speed, we are all travelling more and most of us are almost permanently online. All this means that we are more and more one world. At the same time, we are increasingly aware of our influence on nature and climate, and of the great importance of our natural world. The United Nations is keen to use sustainable solutions to tackle the greatest global challenges. To do this, it has formulated 17 Sustainable Development Goals that it aims to achieve by 2030.
Extended until the 5st march 2017
Steve McCurry is one of the most celebrated photographers in the world and has himself become an icon of reportage photography. His "Afghani Girl", the portrait of a child refugee became well known around the world in 1984.
A webinar organised by BGCI (Botanical Gardens Conservation International)
The "Enrico Fermi" Historical Museum of Physics and Research & Study Centre (Centro Fermi), on the occasion of the completion of the renovation works of its headquarters, namely the historical building where the Institute of Physics of the University of Rome was located since 1880 up to 1935 and where Enrico Fermi made the fundamental researches that led to his Nobel prize in 1938, is organizing an international Workshop on <<Science Communication and Science Museums: Prospects and New Ideas>>, that should also repre
Wednesday 27 July 2016 4:00 PM - 5:20 PM BST. This is part of the Communities in Nature Webinars brought to you by BGCI (Botanic Gardens Conservation International).
What’s in your food? What does your body need? Where does it all come from? Why does Life have a rubber chicken? Find out and make your own meal choices in this interactive show.
This show, developed by the Life team, is part of The Crunch project, an exciting year of activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet. Everyone's invited to get involved and help create the recipe for a happier, healthier future.
The Crunch project is brought to you by the Wellcome Trust. Recommended suitable for ages 7 plus.
In this fantastic exhibition, National Geographic reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. Shot by some of the world's finest photographers, "Rarely Seen" features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade heirlooms seldom seen by human eyes.
Dive beneath the surface of the Aegean Sea and explore the tumultuous history and evolution of the beautiful sea and dazzling islands that were home to Sappho, Homer, Pythagoras, and Hippocrates and inspired fantastic mythical creatures, such as Cyclops, Circe, and the Sirens.
Experimentarium opened the doors of is new building on 26 January. It offers 11,500 sqm of exhibitions in a new and spectacular architecture. The 2019 Ecsite Annual Conference will be taking place there!
In January our friends at Science Gallery International had an exciting, meaningful and worthwhile week in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum 2017. With the support of the Wellcome Trust, Science Gallery International partnered with the World Economic Forum to engage world leaders on how to enable young people’s creativity to meet the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. And it seems there’s no better way of doing that than with a Science Gallery exhibition!
Engineers and doctors came together to the Copernicus Science Centre in order to find ways of improving a medical procedure implemented by foetal surgeons to save the lives of babies with diaphragmatic hernia in the foetal period.
Participants of the hackathon, which took place on Saturday, November 26, 2016, had to deal with a real problem, which is an everyday issue for Prof. Mirosław Wielgoś, MD, PhD and Przemysław Kosiński, MD, PhD from the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Medical University of Warsaw.
Experimentarium has re-opened its doors after a major refurbishment, revealing an impressive 11,500 square metres of exhibition space which includes “the World’s first interactive cinema", “an enormous roof terrace for open-air activities” and 16 interactive exhibitions. We had the privilege of working with the Danish science centre on the design, build and installation of their indoor water exhibition.
Heureka science centre has been renovated in phases between 2013 and 2016. The work culminates in the public opening, on 28 January 2017, of the extension built during the past year. There will be some 2,000 m2 of new public space. Of this area, 600 m2 will be taken up by the Cube Hall, a new exhibition hall that will allow Heureka to build more extensive temporary exhibitions.
Waiting to return to its beautiful venue of the San Domenico monastery damaged by an eathquake on 30 October 2016, the University of Camerino Science Museum is planning outreach activities. Make a donation towards a museum van!
At Science Gallery Bengaluru, India. Apply by 27 January
At Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK. Apply by 21 December
The 2018 Ecsite Annual Conference will be taking place in Geneva, Switzerland, on 7-9 June 2018.
Floriade, the World Horticultural Exhibition, will open its 7th edition in spring 2022 in Almere. NorthernLight and BLOC have been selected to develop the new Floriade concept, including the identity, storyline, overall plan and marketing strategy.
The Floriade Expo will focus on the implications of worldwide urbanization on food, climate change and energy demand. It will be a ‘living lab’, a testing ground for research to innovative systems in the area of residual flows, water purification, water, mobility and food production in particular.