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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.

News & Publication by 2015 Ecsite Conference

News 14 October 2015

The report paints the picture of a successful edition. In their feedback, participants urged conference organisers to look into two questions: the event's environmental impact, and the need to widen its thematic horizons by encouraging speakers from outside the science engagement field to join.

News 24 June 2015

Which participatory initiatives have been undertaken in the field of synthetic biology (SynBio) so far? What is the impact of these engagement activities? Which roles do science centres play in the dialogue on broader societal implications of emerging technologies? These and many more questions were addressed in the session on public engagement with synthetic biology, which was held on June 13, 2015 during the Ecsite Annual Conference in Science Museum MUSE, Italy.

News 17 June 2015
Sponsor wall at the Ecsite conference

Dear sponsors, thank you so much for your backing!

Your support helps us, at Ecsite, improve the quality of our services. The conference was a success also thanks to you. We hope you had a great time in Trento and enjoyed the opportunities offered by this gathering of minds and appetites.

We will keep thinking of ways to help you reach your goals - we're here all year round, don't hesitate to get in touch!

Hope to see you all, next year in Graz, Austria for the 2016 Ecsite Annual Conference, 9-11 June.

News 15 June 2015
Ian Brunswick & Sheena Laursen

Sheena Laursen from Experimentarium and Ian Brunswick from the Science Gallery have just joined the Annual Conference Programme Committee

News 14 June 2015
Keynote speaker Tristram Stuart

Discover yesterday’s Storify summary, looking back on the last of three main conference days.

News 12 June 2015
Workshop at #Ecsite2015

Discover yesterday’s Storify summary, looking back on the second of three main conference days.

News 11 June 2015
Brigitte Coutant at 2012 Ecsite Annual Conference in Toulouse, France

Honorary fellows are nominated by the Ecsite Board for having gained outstanding merit by their activity and devotion to Ecsite or to the science engagement field.

News 11 June 2015
Testing oculus glasses at the GameLab #Ecsite2015

Discover yesterday’s Storify summary, looking back on the first of three main conference days.

News 10 June 2015
Maker Space workshop at #Ecsite2015

Discover yesterday’s Storify summary, looking back on the the second of two days of in-depth pre-conference workshops.

News 9 June 2015
Space pre-conference workshop at #Ecsite2015

Discover yesterday’s Storify summary, looking back on the first of two days of in-depth pre-conference workshops.

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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 #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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