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News 22 February 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Noyce Foundation, in collaboration with the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), today announced the participants in a fifth round of yearlong sponsored fellowships, as well as plans to recruit more leaders in the following year, with the aim of increasing the public impact of science centers, museums, and related institutions. The Noyce Leadership Institute (NLI) brings together leaders in informal science education from around the world to act as change agents at the crossroads of societal trends, global issues, and the cutting edge of science.

News 21 February 2012

Margit Fischer, First Lady of Austria and President of Austria’s ScienceCenter-Network, will make the case for a science centre and museum partnership with the United Nations when she speaks at the PuP conference, 29 March, 10:15 am, in London, UK.

News 21 February 2012

Maarten Okkersen (Museon, The Hague, Netherlands) is the Guest Editor of this diverse issue on New technologies.

News 20 February 2012

The Project Officer is responsible for the implementation of the activities related to the projects to ensure they are carried out consistently and successfully in accordance with the project’s rules and workplan. S/he will monitor all aspects for clear goals, objectives and timelines; liaise with the Consortium raising critical issues as appropriate; ensure priorities and objectives are met; and maintain the content of the project’s web sites.

News 14 February 2012

Ecsite, The European network of science centres and museums and the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) Secretariat are pleased to invite you to participate in the forthcoming Sustainable Energy Europe Awards Competition.

News 13 February 2012

Events and Fundraising Manager

Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums, is a non-profit international association with 400 institutional members. The common thread uniting these institutions is a commitment to public engagement by communicating science through accessible, interactive exhibits and programmes. Ecsite connects member institutions through projects and activities and facilitates the exchange of ideas and best practices on current issues.

News 30 January 2012

The consortium of Open Science Resources is launching a contest for the best educational pathways of the OSR portal. Sixteen pathways in total have been chosen by the consortium to be part of this contest based on the quality of their content. The 8 pathways that are most highly evaluated by the users will be recognized as the best pathways of the OSR portal and their authors will receive a “Best Pathway” certificate.

News 23 January 2012

Ecsite is looking for a experienced, dynamic and autonomous Office Manager willing to contribute to this organisation. This position is open to male and female applicants.

News 12 January 2012

Ecsite is currently involved on the preparation of a project proposal on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Synthetic Biology.

We are looking for a maximum of 8 science centres/museums who will join the proposal as Third Parties, under the responsibility of Ecsite.

News 12 January 2012

The “Open Science Resources” summer school aims to offer to teachers from all over Europe the chance to get acquainted with open educational resources repositories and be trained to use existing materials and relevant tools so as to design top quality educational activities that may be easily retrievable and available at anytime from anywhere.

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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 #64, June 2020

IN DEPTH: Reconfiguration of the museumscape by Yves Winkin

LOOKOUT: Collecting science and technology for today and tomorrow

COLUMN: New Ecsite strategy: progress and challenges by Anatal Perlin

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