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Events

5 December 2015 - 8 December 2015
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore 21
20121 Milano
Italy
IT

Celebrate with us the 10 years of the submarine at the Museum: Tours on board, meetings with submariners, activities with radio-amateurs and much more.

Experience the Toti from a distance with our new virtual reality app:

Download on your smartphone the free app “Toti submarine VR experience”

5 December 2015 - 8 December 2015
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore 21
20121 Milano
Italy
IT
toti sumbarine anniversary

Celebrate with us the 10 years of the submarine at the Museum: Tours on board, meetings with submariners, activities with radio-amateurs and much more.

Experience the Toti from a distance with our new virtual reality app:

Download on your smartphone the free app “Toti submarine VR experience”

23 January 2016 - 15 May 2016
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
One of the examples on display in Robot

Sci- fi fans can rejoice, as one of Europe’s largest privately owned collections of model robots, cyborgs and androids now on display at Life Science Centre. This fascinating new exhibition will display robots, androids and cyborgs from TV shows and films from the past 60 years, and features over 40 full size robot models, heads and robot toys, including replicas of famous robots that you may recognise from the big screen!

Access to Robot is included in the Science Centre admission price. Please see www.life.org.uk for more details.

12 November 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Plaza Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing a one day festivity to celebrate the International Year of Light as declared by the UNESCO to be this year, 2015. The day will highlight the famous ancient scientist, Ibn Al-Haytham, and his contributions in the fields of optics and light.

14 November 2015 - 21 February 2016
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
Family Fun at Skating@Life

Newcastle’s only outdoor ice rink returns for 2015! Grab your skates, wrap up warm and head down to Times Square for a whirl around the ice! You could even treat yourself to a delicious hot chocolate for the full festive experience!

Please note: children aged 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult on the ice rink. Children aged 10 - 12 must be supervised by an adult (adults can watch from the viewing platform if they prefer).

20 October 2015 - 15 December 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

1001 Inventions Exhibition

Discovering Our Past… Inspiring Our Future

The Planetarium Science Center of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) will host the global blockbuster “1001 Inventions” exhibition and its parallel activities in Egypt. This is in collaboration with 1001 Inventions Foundation and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, with the patronage of the Egyptian Prime Ministry.

2 May 2016 - 5 March 2017
Museon The Hague

Do you see what you see? Taste what you smell? Hear what you see? Your senses and your brain often work together well, however, sometimes things can go wrong. Mistakes like these are exactly what illusionists like to work with and what scientists try to understand the workings of. In the Museon, the two worlds of magic and science touch. Let your senses be bewitched and your brain tricked in Illusions: magic or science?

Illusions - magic or science is open from 2 mei 2016 - 5 march 2017.

12 September 2015
26 locations in Poland

The beauty of science

In order to promote the idea of social development based on education, science, technology and innovation – on the 12th of September a nationwide campaign “SPiN Day – for the Society and Science” will be organised by Porozumienie Społeczeństwo i Nauka SPiN (Society and Science Agreement). It is the first event of this kind implemented on such a scale by science communicators in Poland.

5 September 2015 - 10 September 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt – Forty science communication professionals from southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East will come together for the second edition of the Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East Summer School of Science Communication (EMME) to drive development of new science communication endeavors in their respective countries and regions.

This multicultural effort, motivated by a passion for science communication without borders, is the basis for EMME which will be held at Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt from 5 to 10 September 2015.

9 November 2015 - 10 November 2015
Copernicus Science Centre Warsaw
Poland
PL

An international, interdisciplinary research conference: workshops, sessions, panel discussions, meetings with researchers and practitioners.

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NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

For the first time in the world, waiting rooms at railway stations have been enriched with precious objects and converted to mini museums. With the concept “The Museums of … “, NorthernLight follows the new identity of the three museums for world cultures, which are museums of and about people.

universcience 14 September 2017
universcience recrute

At Universcience, Paris, France. Apply by 24 September.

Science Gallery, Trinity College 5 September 2017
Science Gallery

Science Gallery Dublin is seeking proposals for up to 20 works for FAKE, a free exhibition that asks if life is better when we embrace the artificial. Deadline for applications is 19th September.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 5 September 2017
CERN logo

At CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. Apply by 24 September.

The Natural History Museum, London 26 July 2017

At the Natural History Museum in London. A female blue whale Hope is the new star of the reimagined Hintze Hall of the museum.

Wellcome Collection 25 July 2017
Credit: Garden gnome - Julie Carr, image courtesy of Wellcome Collection

At the Wellcome Collection, London. A crowdsourced exhibition that tells stories of our relationship to the natural world.

universcience 25 July 2017

At the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, in France. Visitors can explore the world of data and how algorithms help us turning it into knowledge. 

Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2) 25 July 2017
Preliminary results - dialogue in Spain - nano2all

Read the preliminary results of the citizen dialogue held in Spain in the framework of the NANO2ALL project.

MUSE - Museo delle Scienze 25 July 2017
Preliminary results - dialogue in Italy - nano2all

Read the preliminary results of the citizen dialogue held in Italy in the framework of the NANO2ALL project.

International Centre for Life 17 July 2017

At the Centre for Life, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK).

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