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News 21 March 2022

The 2022 Ecsite Conference will take place on 2-4 June 2022 in Heilbronn, Germany. Everyone committed to inspiring people with science and technology is invited to join the largest European science engagement conference and meet with 1,000+ peers. The Ecsite Conference is a unique professional development opportunity, offering an intense mix of intellectual stimulation, purposeful and creative sessions, business opportunities, and unparalleled networking …. all true to the spirit of the Ecsite community - creative, engaging, open and professional.

News 18 March 2022

Read the full statement by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel on measures in support of pupils and educational staff fleeing Ukraine following the Russian invasion

News 18 March 2022
Join the Ecsite team as a communications and events intern

Our friendly Brussels office is looking for a communications intern for the academic year 2022-23, to start in September.

News 11 March 2022

Ecsite is looking for a freelancer to work in the Communications department - to start as soon as possible.

News 10 March 2022

Help museums in Ukraine protect their collections by sending them material. The deadline to gather material for the first delivery from ICOM is Monday 21 March at 17:00. The following news is in French.

News 10 March 2022
Image of the Heureka Planetarium, lit in the colours of the Ukrainian flag. Credit: Heureka - the Finnish Science Centre

Ecsite has put together an evolving, shared resource to share actions and initatives by science engagement organisations in support of Ukraine and its people.

News 9 March 2022

Ecsite member Universcience is one of many organisations who are showing support to Ukraine and the Ukrainian people. Read more (in French) or visit our resource for more actions and initiatives from other organisations.

News 8 March 2022

SocKETs aims at developing a shared understanding of the role of key enabling technologies in society and advocating for the importance of societal engagement in the innovation process. To do so, SocKETs committed to highlighting other initiatives and experiences combining societal engagement and emerging technologies.

News 8 March 2022

GlobalSCAPE is thrilled to announce the launch of a series of free interactive virtual workshops offering an extensive introduction to science communication delivered by Springer Nature, one of our partners.



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 #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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