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News 7 April 2012

The current phase of special member rates for Annual Conference registration ends 18 May. Be aware that French VAT will be added to registration fees upon payment.

Other 25 August 2012 - 1 September 2012

Participate in the International Summer School “NANOTECHNOLOGY: from fundamental research to innovations”. Summer school will be held in one of the most picturesque places of Carpathians – Bukovel, Ukraine from August 26 to September 2, 2012.

Participation in the summer school opens the opportunity for young scientists to listen to a series of lectures on the fields of Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies.

Scientists of worldwide reputation will share their knowledge and experience in the format of lecture presentations.

News 29 March 2012

A series of policy briefs have been written during the preparation of Planet under Pressure conference. Specifically targeting policy makers in the Rio+20 process, they aim to give them access to the latest scientific thinking on sustainable development issues.

News 29 March 2012

Reflections on Planet Under Pressure: a major international conference focusing on solutions to the global sustainability challenge

By Michèle Antoine, Chair, Ecsite’s Nature Group

News 29 March 2012

Scientists issue first “State of the Planet” declaration at the world’s largest gathering of experts on global environmental and social issues in advance of the major UN Summit Rio+20 in June. Download the full declaraction below.

News 29 March 2012

Science centres and museums call for UN partnership to bolster public engagement for sustainability

29 March, 2012, LONDON, UK – First Lady of Austria, Margit Fischer, will make the case for a science centre and museum partnership with the United Nations at the Planet Under Pressure (PuP) conference, 29 March, 10:15 am, in London, UK.

News 28 March 2012

A new edition of the “Pilots Training Course for Museum Explainers, Educators and Young Scientists involved in outreach programmes” is coming in Lisbon in September 2012!

News 8 March 2012

Register for Europe’s biggest science communication conference now: 2012 Ecsite Conference registration form

News 28 February 2012

The Abu Dhabi Science Festival opened its doors for the first time in November 2011 expecting approximately 80,000 visitors; over the nine day event over 120,000 visitors were welcomed to the 8,500sqm exhibition at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre and the open event at the Abu Dhabi Corniche to experience over 150 science and technology events.

News 22 February 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Noyce Foundation, in collaboration with the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), today announced the participants in a fifth round of yearlong sponsored fellowships, as well as plans to recruit more leaders in the following year, with the aim of increasing the public impact of science centers, museums, and related institutions. The Noyce Leadership Institute (NLI) brings together leaders in informal science education from around the world to act as change agents at the crossroads of societal trends, global issues, and the cutting edge of science.


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