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News 30 January 2023

A great opportunity has arisen for a paid administration and events intern starting March 2023 based in our Brussels office. Read on to find out more...

News 25 January 2023
Ecsite is hiring a project manager

Our friendly Brussels office is looking for an Associate Project Manager / Project Manager, to start as soon as possible.

News 20 January 2023

The workshop is designed for stakeholders interested in business models and policy measures supporting innovative circular water technologies. In terms of technology, the focus is on the recovery of critical resources, including freshwater, nutrient minerals, biopolymers, and energy, from urban and industrial wastewater, as well as seawater. Subjects to be discussed: circular business models, effective green funding and policy packages for the widespread dissemination of circular water technologies in Europe.

News 20 January 2023

The WATER-MINING project works with pilot sites in Cyprus, Spain, Portugal, Italy and the Netherlands to demonstrate new and efficient ways to reuse water and reclaim nutrients, minerals, biopolymers and energy from desalination, and industrial and urban wastewater. This second video of the project focuses on the water situation in the most water-stressed country of the EU, Cyprus and how the WATER-MINING project is working together with local partners on solutions to increase water security for present and future generations.

News 18 January 2023
NEMO Science Musuem

The REV group (Research and Evaluation) will have their next online meeting on March 2, 2023 from 13.00 to 15.00 CET.

We will discuss the theme “Evaluating learning with interactive exhibits”. Two speakers will share their knowledge and experiences regarding this theme and there will be plenty of time for discussion and learning from each other. We will also look ahead at the next REV group meetings.

News 16 January 2023

The Presidency of Ecsite and 8 Board Trustees' positions are open in 2023. Find out how to submit your candidature to influence the future of our network here.

News 13 January 2023

Mikko Myllykoski, Director of Heureka - The Finnish science centre, our host for the 2023 International Directors Forum, shares what's keeping him entertained.

News 19 December 2022
GlobalSCAPE Logo

As the GlobalSCAPE project reaches its conclusion, we invite you to participate in its final event, titled, 'Science communication in the world: what’s next?'. More information about the results of the project will be shared and participants will be invited to reflect upon the future of science communication in Europe and around the World.

News 12 December 2022

10 years ago, during the 2012 Ecsite conference themed "Space and Time, unlimited", a task force came up with the idea to create an Ecsite Space Thematic Group - a group that would bring together representatives from ESA, science centres and museums, and private companies to exchange together on how to communicate about space to the general public.

News 28 November 2022

The ACPC have received a 20% increase in submissions vs 2021


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 #75, April 2022

IN DEPTH: From place to space : libraries and civic engagement by A. Vanautgaerden

LOOKOUT: Tinkering for learning, equity, and social inclusion

COLUMN: Time to pause and reflect on Spokes by C. Franche & M. Xanthoudaki


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