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Stay in touch with the latest developments in European science engagement... Ecsite offers ongoing news on this website, as well as a monthly online magazine, Spokes.

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News 14 November 2019
Registration at #EcsiteDF2019

Follow #EcsiteDF2019 on Twitter to see what the 65+ Senior Managers gathered to discuss science engagement and the Sustainable Development Goals are up to.

News 12 November 2019
Learners at the create your world workshop

The recent release of SySTEM 2020's newsletter covers the latest updates and tools from the informal and non-formal learning world. This new SySTEM 2020 instalment showcases:

News 12 November 2019

The WISE alliance (World Investigation in Science Culture) will seek resources to launch an international survey of science culture.

News 12 November 2019


The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) offers a PhD position in Responsible Research and Innovation. The aim of this project is to further strengthen the field of RRI and innovation management by performing a systematic study on how RRI concepts can be implemented in innovation ecosystems and what are the effects in terms of e.g. innovation adoption. To reach that objective it is also needed to study how one can assess the effectiveness of innovation ecosystems in terms of e.g. innovation adoption.


News 12 November 2019

The Royal Academy of Engineering of the United Kingdom is looking for a programme manager for its STEM Education project in its West Midlands location.

News 12 November 2019
Cover page of the publication 'European cities leading in urban food systems transformation

The publication ‘European cities leading in urban food systems transformation’ highlights the model currently implemented by 6 Ecsite members across Europe to bring different actors together around the topic of Research and Innovation for future-proof food systems.

Workshop 27 January 2020 - 28 January 2020
Armillary sphere in ESRIN. Copyright ESA-S. Corvaja

The Ecsite Space Group invites you to join its Annual Meeting hosted by ESRIN, ESA’s Centre for Earth Observation in Frascati, Rome (Italy), on 27-28 January 2020. Expect to go behind the scenes at the Earth Observation multimedia centre, and to network and exchange with peers from all over Europe.

News 12 November 2019
Teenagers attending a technology workshop

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News 9 November 2019
New Spokes editorial Committee members F. Kupper and M. Antoine

The Spokes Editorial Committee is growing: Michèle Antoine, Director of Exhibitions at Universcience (Paris, France) and Frank Kupper, Assistant Professor of Science Communication at the Athena Institute (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) were invited to join as the result of the open call for new members launched a few months ago. Welcome on board! 

Calls 8 November 2019

The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin seeks applications for the position of Media Officer. The position will be for two years. Starting date as soon as possible.

Candidates are expected to be fully bilingual in English and German.


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 #57, November 2019

IN DEPTH: Feeding your organisation's culture by A. Bandelli

LOOKOUT: The power of objects

PORTFOLIO: Toilets tales by J. Becker

COLUMN: Advancing the field by U. Kastrup & S. Berghmans

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