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Calls 3 July 2014

The European Commission has just launched a consultation “to better understand the full societal potential of ‘Science 2.0’ as well as the desirability of any possible policy action.”

Calls 1 July 2014

Ecsite is coordinating proposal for the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Call for Integrating society in science and innovation under the topic: “Pan-European public outreach: exhibitions and science cafés engaging citizens in science”. Ecsite is looking to involve one of its members as “third party” in each member state of the European Union (a few are already covered).

Calls 18 June 2014

This year’s Ecsite Directors Forum will be held in Tartu, Estonia, 12 – 14 November. It is hosted by the AHHAA Science Centre. Following the success of National Geographic at the 2013 Ecsite Directors Forum, Ecsite is offering partnering opportunities to companies active in the science engagement field.

Calls 5 June 2014

The next Ecsite quarterly members magazine will be out in three weeks. Do you have any new exhibition, senior staff move, obituary or resource you would like to share with the network? Send 100 words and a high quality picture to

Calls 13 May 2014

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ecsite’s Annual Conference, the Ecsite team is gathering pictures of past conferences and events – especially before 2010.


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 #41, May 2018

IN DEPTH: Integrating Sciences to Address the Global Agenda 2030 by G. McBean

LOOKOUT: Green Cities

COLUMN: The first International Day of LGBT in STEM by A.Bandelli

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