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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 8 July 2020
Space in your living room

spaceEU has been adapting parts of its space outreach programme to accommodate to the COVID-19 landscape. Through a series of live events, spaceEU will be bringing astronauts, artists, space scientists and engineers into living rooms across Europe and beyond.

News 7 July 2020
Manchester will host the 2021 Directors Forum

The 2020 Directors Forum will now take place online with Technopolis as the hosts; our Manchester hosts will now welcome us in 2021 instead.

News 7 July 2020

The 31st Ecsite Conference will be held in Stavanger, Norway, on 10-12 June 2020 and the call for session proposals opens on Wednesday 19 August.

News 2 July 2020

Understanding and fighting disinformation: the European Commission's €9 million call for national fact-checking hubs

News 2 July 2020
The EU's new Biodiversity strategy aims to bring nature back into our lives

The new EU strategy focuses on 'Bringing nature back into our lives.'

News 25 June 2020
#EcsiteOnline - together, digitally

#EcsiteOnline took place between 13 May and 19 June 2020 to replace the #Ecsite2020 Conference and keep the community connected. We look back.

News 25 June 2020

The Ecsite Business day took place on 19 June and delved into the work of over 20 museums and other scicomm companies. You can re-watch all of it on our YouTube playlist.

News 12 June 2020

The Annual General Meeting took place virtually on Zoom earlier today. Four Trustees were elected or re-elected by Ecsite Full members, congratulations!

News 11 June 2020

The first ever Ecsite day took place on Thursday 11 June - we'd love to have your feedback, comments and questions

News 11 June 2020
Finale from the Ecsite Jazz Band

11 June saw almost 800 attendees join from 57 countries, for a day of togetherness, stimulation, networking and interactive sessions. Missed the event or want to re-watch? Not a problem, find all the sessions on our YouTube channel.


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

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

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