News & publications

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.

News & Publications

Local/national conference 7 November 2011 - 8 November 2011

Knowledge and innovation are key drivers for sustainable growth and prosperity in Europe. Extensive research has demonstrated that the quality of research and development benefits significantly from adding gender as a critical success factor. The first European Gender Summit will network key players from all sectors to initiate the much-needed changes in the culture of research and innovation.

News 6 October 2011

For those of you who are interested to attend the Pre Conference training ‘Equipping the explainer’ and the main annual conference or the pre conference workshop ‘Researching and Evaluating your institution’ and the main annual conference, the European Commission (EC) offers a grant opportunity in order to cover your fees.

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

News 3 October 2011

Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth and Jan Truszczyński, Director General for Education, Training, Culture and Youth met with Ecsite President Robert Firmhofer at the Copernicus Science Centre on 26 and 27 September 2011.

News 3 October 2011

The deadline for proposals submission for the next international Public Communication of Science Conference (Florence, 18-20 april 2012) has been extended to 14th October, 2011.

International conference 10 October 2011 - 14 October 2011

Under the theme Identity, Cultural Diversity and Heritage: The Role of Children's Museums in Times of Rapid Change, the conference will provide a platform focused on values of cultural heritage as an integral part of our way of life from the perspective of children and young people.

Pages

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 #40, April 2018

IN DEPTH: Lowering the tone: intellectual humility in science communication by A. Bandelli & W. Gajewski

LOOKOUT: Engaging with the refugee crisis: Revisited 

COLUMN: FP9: science engagement is an integral part of research and innovation by H. Münder

And also: news from Ecsite members, good reads, jobs, project updates...

Stay tuned

Sign up to receive news about science engagement and Ecsite. We send the monthly Spokes magazine and occasional news about Ecsite events such as the annual conference.

Sign up

Printed Spokes magazine