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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 online magazine, Spokes.

News & Publication by Sea Change

News 19 October 2016

Improving the understanding of environmental issues, participation in decision-making processes and bringing about behavioral changes in relation to our relationship with the Ocean – those are the underlying objectives of a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) which launches on November 7th.

News 1 September 2016

A new repository of educational formal and informal resources and activities carefully collated in order to advance ocean literacy. That is Ocean Edge!

News 18 July 2016
"Our Ocean, Our Health" video, Sea Change project

The idea of being "ocean literate" means being well informed about the basic underlying processes and interconectedness of ocean and human health. However, education and knowledge alone need to matched with concrete sustainable action towards a healthy ocean, healthy communities and ultimately a healthy planet.

News 23 March 2016

Find out more about a computer programming competition recently launched in Belgium.

News 23 March 2016

Explore 5 ways in which the ocean affects our health and wellbeing.

News 1 December 2015

Interested in Ocean Literacy 101? Curious about the 10 small changes you can make to protect our oceans and seas? If the answers are yes, make sure that you don't miss the first issue of the Sea Change newsletter, which was released just yesterday! Apart from the project news, you will find a compilation of interviews, ocean literacy news, upcoming events and more.

Calls 15 June 2015
Sea Change logo

Ecsite is looking for three of its members to join Sea Change, a newly started Horizon 2020 project - apply by 30 June

News 15 June 2015
Kick off meeting Sea Change

Plymouth host the Kick-Off meeting of Sea Change Project! Sea Change will run for three years and involves 17 partners from nine countries across Europe. From 12-14 May 2015, the project’s partners met in Plymouth to discuss strategies for bringing about a fundamental “Sea Change” in the way European citizens view their relationship with the sea.


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 #70, January 2021

IN DEPTH: Who's ready for some good news? by Alexandra Canet 

LOOKOUT: Telling the whole story with Andrew Whittington-Davis

PORTFOLIO: New exhibitions by Emily Cronin

COLUMN: Aspirations for 2021 by Herbert Münder

COLUMN: Spokes is evolving by Maria Xanthoudaki

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