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News 14 December 2012

Ecsite Stats is a tool designed for science centres and museums to track data in their field. Be part of this process and add your 2012 data now (and your 2011 data if you haven’t already – it’s never too late.)

Ecsite Stats was developed last year to compile statistical information from our field, so we need your participation to make this tool work for everyone.

News 4 December 2012

The renowned travel guide “Lonely Planet” has recently published it’s reccommendations for 2013. Amongst them, Gothenburg was rated as one of the best value destination in the world. Another reason to head to Gothenburg for the Ecsite Annual Conference 2013.

“This is as much Scandinavia as you can get for your money.”

Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2013 votes Gothenburg the no. 2 best value destination

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/themes/best-in-travel-2013/best-value-destinations/ http://www.lonelyplanet.com/sweden/gotaland/goteborg

News 26 November 2012

Richard Tuffs, Director of the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN – www.errinnetwork.eu ) is guest editor of this science cities-themed edition of the Ecsite Quarterly.

News 5 November 2012

For those of you who are interested to attend the Pre-conference two-days-long training for explainers (organized by Ecsite’s THE Group) or the Pre-conference workshop on research and evaluation (organized by Ecsite’s REV Group) – AND the main annual conference, the European Commission (EC) offers a grant opportunity in order to cover your fees.

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

News 29 October 2012

Ecsite is currently involved on the preparation of a project proposal on innovative outreach and dialogue on responsible nanotechnologies in EU civil society. We are looking for a maximum of 8 science centres/museums that will join the proposal as Third Parties, under the responsibility of Ecsite.

News 23 October 2012

Do you want to share your commercial activity with about 1,000 delegates at the largest science communication conference in Europe? Then be sure to book a booth at the Ecsite Annual Conference Business Bistro.

News 22 October 2012

Ecsite and some of its members collaborated with the European Commission in November and December 2012 to organise Gender Days in five European countries (Austria, Germany, Italy, Poland and the Netherlands).

View fantastic photos from the final event held 5 December at Copernicus Science Centre: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjD7zVcq

Read about the final event here: www.ecsite.eu/news_and_events/news/copernicus-was-also-woman

News 17 October 2012

PLACES is a four-year European project, which began in June 2010, coordinated by Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums (www.ecsite.eu).

The project is developing the concept of the European City of Scientific Culture by creating City Partnerships. These partnerships unite nearly 70 science centres, museums, festivals and events, in cooperation with local authorities, and ten European regional networks.

News 15 October 2012

Richard Tuffs, Director of PLACES partner ERRIN, presented two ongoing reports to the Conference in Tartu, Estonia. The first on Proto-models seeks to develop models of cities of scientific culture. It examines both typologies of science cities and cities of scientific culture and the PLACES community is invited to look at the draft report and offer their comments and expertise.

News 2 October 2012

The EU-project KiiCS’ incubation activities were officially launched on 28th September, in Naples: artists, creative people and scientists will work together on innovative ideas and help communicate science in new and creative ways.


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