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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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Calls 1 December 2021

The call is open to Ecsite Full member organisations - deadline 31 January 2022.

News 19 November 2021

The University of Trento have a tenure track position available within the Sociology of Culture and Communication. Deadline 2 December.

Other 15 December 2021

Programme for Week 4

Jen Wong (Guerilla Science) will present a case study of engaging the public with space science through the ‘Intergalactic Travel Bureau’ an immersive theatrical experience, staged as part of mainstream public festivals and events. The presentation of Intergalactic Travel Bureau will be followed by a moderated audience Q+A.

Other 1 December 2021

Programme for Week 3

Keynote speakers in Session 3 include Professor Henk Hoekstra (Leiden University), and artist Thijs Biersteker (Woven Studio), who will present a case study of their artist-scientist collaboration to develop an installation to represent the behaviour of the mysterious and elusive dark matter. This will be followed by a moderated audience Q+A.

Other 17 November 2021

Programme for Week 1

Keynote speakers in Week 1 will represent both astronomy and the space and technology sector. Dr Kelly Blumenthal (Leiden University and the International Astronomical Union) will discuss strategic public engagement, and Dr Gaitee Hussein will discuss the European Space Agency’s upcoming missions and approaches to communicating cutting-edge space and technology research.

News 15 November 2021

ASDC is recruiting a new CEO to lead the organisation. Deadline is 3 December.

News 15 November 2021
Join the Ecsite events team

We currently have an internship position available for an Events intern, to work on and support our Conference. Deadline 29 November.

Calls 12 November 2021

The forum will be taking place during France's takeover of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The deadline to participate is 22 November.

News 10 November 2021

The GlobalSCAPE project just launched its global survey on science communication


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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