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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 26 September 2013

“Science for an informed,sustainable and inclusive knowledge society” is a new report from European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso’s Science and Technology Advisory Council .

News 20 September 2013

CEOs and directors of Ecsite’s Full Member institutions are encouraged to attend this year’s Ecsite Directors Forum, held at the Pavilion of Knowledge, Lisbon, Portugal.

The exceptional line up of keynote speakers includes José Mariano Gago, former Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education (Portugal), Sergio Bertolucci, Director of Research and Scientific Computing, CERN, Danièle Cohn, Director of Center for Aesthetics and the Philosophy of Art (France) and Carlos Coelho, President of Ivity Corporate Brand, (Portugal).

Registration has been closed.

Workshop 30 November 2013 - 6 December 2013

Science Museum and School: A Cooperation to improve teaching, learning and discovery – European Training Course for Teachers and Museum Explainers, 9th Edition, Munich, Germany, 1-7 December 2013

The course aims to encourage the use of the museum as a teaching and learning resource in science education and to contribute to the enrichment of professional knowledge and expertise in using museums.

News 5 August 2013

GRANADA, Spain – Forty science communication professionals from southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East will come together for the first edition of the Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East Summer School of Science Communication (EMME) to drive development of new science communication endeavors in their respective countries and regions.

This multicultural effort, motivated by a passion for science communication without borders, is the basis for EMME which will be held at Parque de las Ciencias in Granada, Spain from 22 to 27 September 2013.

News 30 July 2013

On 31st May, KiiCS’ incubation activities for YOUNG ADULTS (14-17 years old) were officially launched in Derry-Londonderry, during the project’s second consortium meeting.

News 30 July 2013

Get excited about Ecsite through the pages of this beautiful publication. This is Ecsite’s first-ever annual report and it delivers a thorough portrait of what the network has accomplished in the past year and shows how its members support Europe’s science communication field as a whole. View the Annual Report here Please use A3 paper for printing.

News 11 July 2013

Please save the date for Ecsites 25th anniversary edition of it’s Annual Conference: May 22 to 24, 2014 in The Hague, Netherlands, hosted by Museon. The pre-Conference workshops will take place on May 20 and 21.

News 28 June 2013

The Irish Presidency secured a political agreement with European Parliament on 25 June on the EU’s €70 billion research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, is expected to boost jobs and growth across the European Union.

News 6 June 2013

The Ecsite Annual Conference finished on a high note in Gothenburg, Sweden. Get a glimpse of the action by downloading our complete library of presentations from days one, two and three.

News 2 June 2013

ESA meets science centers and museums in Gothenburg: check out the article on the ESA website.


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 #65, August 2020

LOOKOUT: Entering the scicomm field with Bárbara Teixeira

PORTFOLIO: Digital exhibitions by Emily Cronin

COLUMN: Spokes - expressing the voice of the community by Maria Xanthoudaki

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