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European Space Agency - ESA 1 June 2016

The Space Group workshop “Space for Life - Develop and share resources”, organised by ESA and Ecsite will take place on 7–8 June at the Graz Art Museum, Kunshtaus. It will include a presentation of ESA highlights 2016-2018 and space news from the Austria Space Agency. Representatives of science centres and museums will work together on three pilot projects that will be developed with the support of ESA and shared within the Ecsite network during the next years. ESA will also be present at the Business Bistro. ESA will have a very special guest this year, Jean François Clervoy,who will take part in the preconference workhop and we'll be the main speaker at the session "Cooperation in the Space: the ISS"

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium 30 May 2016

Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium (UK) is seeking a new Director/CEO.

Deadline for application is 13th June 2016.

Application details can be found here:

NorthernLight Design 19 May 2016

The A’DAM LOOKOUT on the 20th and 21st floor of the A’DAM Tower on the IJ in Amsterdam is open to the public. The indoor and outdoor sky decks, offering 360 degrees’ views of Amsterdam, have been enriched by a series of unique, interactive visitor experiences designed by NorthernLight.

NorthernLight Design 17 May 2016

On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of Philips, NorthernLight designed and developed the ‘Innovation and you’ experience for the Philips Museum. It provides visitors of any age a spectacular view into the future and shows the importance of modern technology.

Science Museum Group 15 May 2016
Eric, the UK's first robot

Launched by the Science Museum London ahead of the Museum's major Robots exhibition opening in February 2017.

International Centre for Life 6 May 2016
Linda Conlon

Having set up and run one of the UK’s leading science centres for the past 16 years, Linda Conlon is heading to China to share her knowledge with the country’s growing science centre industry.

Linda Conlon, MBE, Chief Executive of Newcastle’s International Centre for Life and Chair of the Association of Science and Technology Centres, ASTC, the global body representing science centres and museums, is heading to China to advise the country’s science centre industry on how to establish and maintain audiences through engaging science communication.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 5 May 2016

As usual at this time of the year, the Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina opens registration for its Summer Program, for school students, ages 4-16. the program takes place during the period from May 22 to September 8 2016.
The program offers a variety of scientific activities, including a group of selected scientific workshops carefully designed to attract students and make learning an enjoyable experience.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 4 May 2016

In May 2012, Hüttinger was awarded the contract for the master plan, schematic design, detailed design and fabrication of the Creation and Experience Gallery within the LSTM in Shenyang, China.

Montpellier University / Service Culture Scientifique 29 April 2016
plush toy bear

Books, stories and objects of real / imaginary bears wanted...

Science Gallery, Trinity College 28 April 2016

April is an exciting month here, as we can announce that Trinity College Dublin has appointed Lynn Scarff as the new Director of Science Gallery Dublin.

Taking over from our Founding Director, Michael John Gorman, Lynn has played a major role in our success since the inception of Science Gallery Dublin eight years ago.