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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.

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News 25 September 2012

On 30 May a pre-conference workshop, ‘Communicating European Achievements in Space’ was organised by Ecsite, Cité de l’Espace and the European Space Agency (ESA) at the Ecsite Annual Conference 2012 in Toulouse France.

News 16 August 2012

Session presentations from the Ecsite Annual Conference 2012: Time and space, unlimited of are now available in the 2012 sessions archive: www.ecsite.eu/activities_and_resources/annual_conferences/all_sessions?conference=4579

News 3 July 2012

ECSITE and the North African and Middle East Science Centers Network (NAMES) will launch the Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) Summer School for Science Communication.

News 3 July 2012

MAITRE helps food researchers foster a better understanding between them and the public by employing improved communication skills. This project is funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme.

News 3 July 2012

The ASTC Lee Kimche McGrath Worldwide Fellowship is available to an individual from a science center or museum (open or in development) outside the United States who wishes to participate in the ASTC Annual Conference hosted by the COSI in Columbus, Ohio, October 13 – 16, 2012.

News 3 July 2012

If you are member of Ecsite, we want your Listings for the Summer 2012 issue of the Ecsite Quarterly Newsletter on Encouraging youth to choose science careers.

News 15 June 2012

“Science – like music – is a global language. It´s a language that is spoken in 3,000 science centres and museums, actively engaging over 300 million people per year in over 90 countries.” These are the opening words of Science centres and museums: Public partners in Rio+20, a short film depicting the diverse ways science centres and museums guide the public to protect planet Earth.

The seven-minute film showcases scenes of environmental engagement in science centres and museums in eleven countries and spanning six continents.

News 15 June 2012

The members were elected during the REV pre-conference workshop on Innovation and Collaboration in Research & Evaluation, at the Ecsite Conference 2012 in Toulouse.

News 12 June 2012

What follows is a summary of a presentation delivered by Robert Firmhofer, President of Ecsite, at the Ecsite Annual General Meeting, 1 June 2012, Toulouse, France. Here, he gives a progress report of the main objectives outlined in Ecsite’s four-year Strategic Plan 2011-2015.

Read the Strategic Plan here: www.ecsite.eu/about/governance/strategic-plan

News 11 June 2012

In the interest of giving science centres and museums an adequate voice in Europe’s innovation and research plans, Ecsite has submitted amendments to the European Parliament in the establishment of Horizon 2020 – The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.

Members of Ecsite are encouraged to raise the profile of these amendments among their national Members of European Parliament (MEPs).

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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 #57, November 2019

IN DEPTH: Feeding your organisation's culture by A. Bandelli

LOOKOUT: The power of objects

PORTFOLIO: Toilets tales by J. Becker

COLUMN: Advancing the field by U. Kastrup & S. Berghmans

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