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News 3 July 2012

The ASTC Lee Kimche McGrath Worldwide Fellowship is available to an individual from a science center or museum (open or in development) outside the United States who wishes to participate in the ASTC Annual Conference hosted by the COSI in Columbus, Ohio, October 13 – 16, 2012.

News 3 July 2012

If you are member of Ecsite, we want your Listings for the Summer 2012 issue of the Ecsite Quarterly Newsletter on Encouraging youth to choose science careers.

News 15 June 2012

“Science – like music – is a global language. It´s a language that is spoken in 3,000 science centres and museums, actively engaging over 300 million people per year in over 90 countries.” These are the opening words of Science centres and museums: Public partners in Rio+20, a short film depicting the diverse ways science centres and museums guide the public to protect planet Earth.

The seven-minute film showcases scenes of environmental engagement in science centres and museums in eleven countries and spanning six continents.

News 15 June 2012

The members were elected during the REV pre-conference workshop on Innovation and Collaboration in Research & Evaluation, at the Ecsite Conference 2012 in Toulouse.

News 12 June 2012

What follows is a summary of a presentation delivered by Robert Firmhofer, President of Ecsite, at the Ecsite Annual General Meeting, 1 June 2012, Toulouse, France. Here, he gives a progress report of the main objectives outlined in Ecsite’s four-year Strategic Plan 2011-2015.

Read the Strategic Plan here: www.ecsite.eu/about/governance/strategic-plan

News 11 June 2012

In the interest of giving science centres and museums an adequate voice in Europe’s innovation and research plans, Ecsite has submitted amendments to the European Parliament in the establishment of Horizon 2020 – The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.

Members of Ecsite are encouraged to raise the profile of these amendments among their national Members of European Parliament (MEPs).

News 7 June 2012

“This Ecsite Quarterly theme shows how far Europe’s museums and science centres have come in finding ways to ignite the passion and interest of adult audiences.

News 31 May 2012


Information sessions regarding Noyce Leadership Institute’s 2013-2014 executive education fellowship opportunity. These sessions will offer an overview of the program and details about the application and selection processes. Hear directly from NLI Alumni about their experiences and benefits of the program. Breakfast foods will be provided.

News 31 May 2012

Whether you were there on site or joining us virtually, we welcomed you to Toulouse and the Ecsite Annual Conference 2012: Space and Time, Unlimited.

  • Events were Tweeted as they happened via hastag #Ecsite2012
  • Read the conference blog for commentary and links: www.ecsite.eu/annual_conference/blog
  • The Knowtex new media team generously offered their services this year – read their coverage on Tumblr: http://knowtex.tumblr.com/
  • There are now over 800 photos to wade through on our Flickr stream: www.flickr.com/photos/ecsite/sets/72157629985181834/
News 27 May 2012

Approved by the Ecsite board in March 2012, this statement highlights our network’s concern for protecting biodiversity and maps out a proactive response. Read it here: www.ecsite.eu/activities_and_resources/resources/ecsite-position-biodiversity


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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 #34, June 2024

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