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Local/national conference 7 November 2011 - 8 November 2011

Knowledge and innovation are key drivers for sustainable growth and prosperity in Europe. Extensive research has demonstrated that the quality of research and development benefits significantly from adding gender as a critical success factor. The first European Gender Summit will network key players from all sectors to initiate the much-needed changes in the culture of research and innovation.

News 6 October 2011

For those of you who are interested to attend the Pre Conference training ‘Equipping the explainer’ and the main annual conference or the pre conference workshop ‘Researching and Evaluating your institution’ and the main annual conference, the European Commission (EC) offers a grant opportunity in order to cover your fees.

Through Grundtvig, the EC provides funding to promote exchanges of experiences and the development of a European dimension in all sectors of adult education.

News 3 October 2011

Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth and Jan Truszczyński, Director General for Education, Training, Culture and Youth met with Ecsite President Robert Firmhofer at the Copernicus Science Centre on 26 and 27 September 2011.

News 3 October 2011

The deadline for proposals submission for the next international Public Communication of Science Conference (Florence, 18-20 april 2012) has been extended to 14th October, 2011.

International conference 10 October 2011 - 14 October 2011

Under the theme Identity, Cultural Diversity and Heritage: The Role of Children's Museums in Times of Rapid Change, the conference will provide a platform focused on values of cultural heritage as an integral part of our way of life from the perspective of children and young people.

News 11 August 2011

The 12th international public communication of science and technology conference (PCST), will take place in Florence, Italy, 18-20 April 2012.

News 11 August 2011

The second edition of the Time for Nano video contest recently ended with the jury awarding the European prize to a German video.

News 10 August 2011

The European Commission has announced a new prize to give public recognition to the very best women innovators who have brought their outstanding achievements to market.

News 22 July 2011

Representatives from the OSR project traveled to Athens, Georgia, USA, to present the project at the 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, 6-8 July 2011. The project picked up the award for Best Paper in the Poster category: www.ask4research.info/icalt/2011/.

OSR also won a Silver Award at the Learning Impact Awards in Long Beach, California, USA, in May 2011.

News 21 July 2011

Research is set to remain high on the EU’s political agenda as Research, Innovation and Science Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn announced the release of nearly EUR 7 billion for stimulating European innovation through research funding on 20 July 2011.


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