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Other 30 March 2022

Get more in-depth into chosen topics and questions from the former sessions.

Other 23 March 2022

Meet Michael Bromley, our guest for this third session on participatory art.

Other 16 March 2022

This session will discuss art as a field allowing voices to speak up and offering opportunities for others to listen, meet our guest Michael Bradke.

Other 9 March 2022

Meet our first guest, Bruno Ruganzu, a multimedia artist known for his work of transforming waste into interactive Art installations.

Other 15 December 2021

Programme for Week 4

Jen Wong (Guerilla Science) will present a case study of engaging the public with space science through the ‘Intergalactic Travel Bureau’ an immersive theatrical experience, staged as part of mainstream public festivals and events. The presentation of Intergalactic Travel Bureau will be followed by a moderated audience Q+A.

Other 1 December 2021

Programme for Week 3

Keynote speakers in Session 3 include Professor Henk Hoekstra (Leiden University), and artist Thijs Biersteker (Woven Studio), who will present a case study of their artist-scientist collaboration to develop an installation to represent the behaviour of the mysterious and elusive dark matter. This will be followed by a moderated audience Q+A.

Other 17 November 2021

Programme for Week 1

Keynote speakers in Week 1 will represent both astronomy and the space and technology sector. Dr Kelly Blumenthal (Leiden University and the International Astronomical Union) will discuss strategic public engagement, and Dr Gaitee Hussein will discuss the European Space Agency’s upcoming missions and approaches to communicating cutting-edge space and technology research.

Other 9 December 2021 - 10 December 2021

The Ecsite Space group will be meeting in presence, on 9 and 10 December 2021.

Join us for the pleasure of seeing each other in person and sharing information, passion, resources, ideas on space and its communication to the public ! Register here before 1 December 23:00 ! .

Other 26 October 2021 - 14 December 2021

For almost three years now, Ecsite has worked alongside GRACE project partners to support the implementation of institutional change in six research performing and funding organisations, with a particular focus on public engagement and science education, two keys dimensions of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) as understood at the European level.

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Spokes magazine #75, April 2022

IN DEPTH: From place to space : libraries and civic engagement by A. Vanautgaerden

LOOKOUT: Tinkering for learning, equity, and social inclusion

COLUMN: Time to pause and reflect on Spokes by C. Franche & M. Xanthoudaki

 

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