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Stay in touch with the latest developments in European science engagement... Ecsite offers ongoing news on this website, as well as a monthly newsletter and a quarterly online magazine, Spokes mag.

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News 24 January 2022

Support the International Astronomical Union's Office for Astronomy Outreach by contributing to building a more gender-inclusive STEM landscape.

News 17 January 2022
Project Manager Job Offer

Ecsite is looking to recruit a Project Manager to start in April. Read more about the position!

News 14 January 2022
Anniversary moment at the #Ecsite2019 Nocturne. Copyright Ecsite/Experimentarium

Ecsite is inviting Full member organisations to host and co-organise its 2024 or 2025 Conference.

The Ecsite Conference, the science engagement conference in Europe, is famous for showcasing cutting-edge developments in the field, with up to 100 inspiring sessions, debates, workshops, a range of warm social events and unparalleled networking opportunities.

News 14 January 2022

The Forum, organised as part of France's Presidency of the Council of the EU, will now take place digitally on 26 January. Online registration opens soon.

Calls 14 January 2022

2022 Elections for the Board of Trustees of Ecsite

How to submit your candidature

The Ecsite Board is composed of 14 members. The composition of the current Board is presented in the attached document below. The Ecsite Board meets at least 3 times a year, virtually or physically. The Internal regulations describe the duties of the Board members.

Four Board Trustees’ positions are opened this year.

Calls 14 January 2022
The Children in Museums Award 2022 logo

Hands On! International & European Museum Academy are looking for exceptional and excellent children’s exhibition programmes for this year's Children in Museums Award.

News 13 January 2022

The EU project Make it Open has begun developing a new transformational approach to learning for educational institutions through what is known as “Open Schooling”. However, creating “transformational approaches” in education is certainly not new. We are often presented with a collection of new approaches to education, for example, technology-enabled active learning, precision pedagogy, digital education ecosystem, service-learninghttps://makeitopen.eu/ - the list continues. So, what is different here? How is Make it Open planning to stand out amongst the crowd?

News 13 January 2022

Are you engaging with citizens to address emerging technologies, innovation or social challenges? Share your story and make your organisation visible to the RRI community and beyond!

Calls 13 January 2022

Ars Electronica has launched the call for its coveted Prix Ars Electronica and the Award for Digital Humanity.


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 #73, October 2021

IN DEPTH: Engaging in Artificial Intelligence and machine learning by Alexandra Canet-Font

LOOKOUT: Catalysing organisational change

COLUMN: The Natural History Museum at COP26 by Brad Irwin

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