News & publications

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.

Calls 2 March 2018
NAMES Banner 2018

NAMES (North Africa and Middle East Science centers network) is seeking proposals for their biennial conference on the theme of "360°: See It All!". Apply by 31 March.

Calls 22 February 2018

Ecsite is offering to up to three of its members the opportunity to receive Beyond the Lab on a long-term basis. Apply before 11 March.

Calls 16 February 2018

EU survey to identify how citizen science can benefit environmental policy. Answer the survey by 23 February.

Calls 15 February 2018
Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards - 2017 winners, Ecsite Annual Conference, 15 June 2017

Applications are now open for the 2018 Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards. Submit your entry by 10 April.

Do you know of a great project or organisation too shy to step forward themselves? Give them a little nudge and peer-nominate them by 11 March.

Calls 14 February 2018
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The discussion game has been used by public engagement professionals to facilitate discussions on controversial topics for more than 10 years. The platform is being redeveloped and we need beta users, pictures, videos and quotes.


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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