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News 18 June 2018

3 Year Research Project at Center for Community and Citizen Science, School of Education, University of California, (US). Apply by 30 June.

News 15 June 2018
First draft of the Horizon Europe framework

The European Commission released its proposal for Horizon Europe (formerly known as FP9) on 7 June. This proposal does not contain a specific strand of funding for science engagement: Ecsite is now calling for a mobilisation of all science engagement professionals and organisations to influence the negotiations' next stages

News 15 June 2018
Building competences on food and nutrition security. ©Fotolia_96317730_Subscription_XXL_©20highwaystarz

T4FOOD2030 has been given the task of developing new educational activities that build the competences needed for more resilient and future-proof food systems. Share with us any innovative formats or activities that you consider scalable, transferable, and adaptable. Drop us an email with a short description and a link where we can find out more, and we’ll do the rest!

News 14 June 2018
NANO2ALL Dr Plupp, an "object of the future" imagined by citizens taking part in project dialogues

Thirty-seven nano-objects imagined by citizens can now be explored on the NANO2ALL website. Visit the new “Made by citizens” webpage to find out more.

News 14 June 2018

One of Ecsite's most ambitious projects, Sparks, is ending this month. We thought it was a good occasion to present our recommendations for policy-makers. Sparks exhibition Beyond the lab was visited by more than 1 million citizens in 28 countries. Partners have also experimented with various participatory activities formats bringing together citizens, researchers, and policy-makers.

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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 #42, June 2018

IN DEPTH: Learning ecosystems by B. Bevan

LOOKOUT: Echoes from #Ecsite2018

COLUMN: Science engagement organisations as Citizen labs by A. Omedes

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