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News 19 April 2018
Promotional photo booth at the 2017 Ecsite Annual Conference, Porto, Portugal. © Ecsite / MHNC-UP / Ciência Viva Photographers: Daniel Espírito Santo / João Botas

Online registrations for the #Ecsite2018 in Geneva will close 22 May.

Registration on site is also possible, but for a higher fee ;)

News 13 April 2018
Ecsite position on FP9 - cover

The next European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9) is currently being developed and negotiated. Ecsite has just released a position paper entitled "Together for a democratic and sustainable Europe". It states that FP9 should actively involve citizens in the science and innovation process. Join our advocacy efforts.

News 13 April 2018
Building the post 2020 framework programme for research and innovation. Credits: European Union 2018.

The current EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme, known as Horizon 2020, will expire at the end of 2020. The European Commission is now working on a proposal for the next Framework Programme (FP9) as part of the EU’s proposal for its next long-term budget, the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).

News 12 April 2018

Two vacancies are available at the Science Communication Department of the Rhine-Waal University, Germany. Apply by 24 April.

News 11 April 2018
Space Awareness

All good things come to an end, so does the Space Awareness project.

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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 #40, April 2018

IN DEPTH: Lowering the tone: intellectual humility in science communication by A. Bandelli & W. Gajewski

LOOKOUT: Engaging with the refugee crisis: Revisited 

COLUMN: FP9: science engagement is an integral part of research and innovation by H. Münder

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