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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 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.

News 15 December 2011

We would like you be involved in Ecsite’s Nature Group Rio + 20 campaign. Why? Science centres and museums are on the front lines of public education about sustainable development. Keep the momentum by sharing your efforts and ideas with the science communication community.

News 6 December 2011

Book a booth in our Business Bistro or choose one of our Sponsorship packages and show everyone what your company has to offer the world of exhibitions, technology, services and all other things related to modern science communication. The Ecsite Annual Conference runs from 31 May to 2 June 2012 in Toulouse, France.

News 5 December 2011

The OSR Portal is the winner of the Award for Learning Contexts of the OPAL Awards 2011 for Quality and Innovation Through Open Educational Practices. The prize has been awarded during the 2011 edition of the Online Educa Conference which was held recently in Berlin (www.online-educa.com/, 30 November – 2 December). Eleftheria Tsourlidaki from Elinogermaniki Agogi, Greece. as well as Marzia Mazzonetto, Projects Coordinator at Ecsite, and Claudio Dondi from the Menon Network (both based in Belgium) proudly collected the prize.

News 24 November 2011

The Ecsite Directors Forum 2011: Crossing Borders began with a thought-provoking and provocative keynote address from Roland Csaki- an expert in marketing and fundraising for non-profit institutions.

News 22 November 2011

ENGINEER will support the widespread adoption in Europe of innovative methods of science teaching and provide extensive teacher training on inquiry-based methods.

News 17 November 2011

Come to the 2012 conference and benefit from discounted flights by booking online via Air France and KLM Global Meetings. If you buy your ticket via the Air France & KLM Global Meetings website, your electronic ticket will carry a special mention which justifies the application of the preferential fares.

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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 #60, February 2020

LOOKOUT: Art&science: the curator's perspective with A.Koek, M.Honzik, C.Schnugg, I.Long and J.Krpan

LOOKOUT: The future of technology in museums with C.Pillsbury, S.Chan, S.Brewer, L.Whitaker, M.Tarr and D.Birchall

COLUMN: Welcome to a BIG small country by Jurij Krpan

PORTFOLIO: Newly opened by Emily Cronin

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