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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.

Calls 6 March 2015

Ecsite is involved in a new Horizon 2020 proposal funded by the European Commission on responsible nanotechnology. We are looking to select around 6 of our members to join us on this proposal as Third Parties.

Calls 3 March 2015

Last summer Ecsite has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with EAZA, the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria and BGCI, Botanic Gardens Conservation International. We are launching a call for Ecsite members to contribute learning materials on local biodiversity to run a joint campaign starting next year.

Calls 15 February 2015
Crowds register at the 2013 Ecsite Annual Conference in Gothenburg

With 1,000 delegates from more than 50 countries, welcoming an Ecsite conference puts the host on the international science engagement scene, and boosts the reputation of the organisation and its local authorities.

Calls 5 February 2015
#museumweek logo

#Museumweek is a week-long global Twitter campaign mobilizing museums and their visitors around the globe on 23-29 March.

Calls 28 January 2015

The Children in Museums Award is a joint venture between the international organisation Hands On! and the European Museum Academy. The judges are on the look-out for creative and innovative exhibitions and programmes for the age group up to 14 years old. Apply before 28 February.

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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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