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News 16 November 2011

Open Science Resources has been selected by an international jury as winner of the 2011 Open Educational Quality (OPAL) Awards for Learning Contexts.

News 14 November 2011

In this issue of the Ecsite Quarterly Newsletter, find out how Experimentarium in San Francisco, California, successfully integrated research on gender equity in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), into a geometry exhibition.Hear from two science centre directors who are both tackling the gender issue in their institutions and follow the evolution of the Towards Women in Science and Technology (TWIST) as it challenges visitors across Europe to reconsider their gender biases about women in science.

www.ecsite.eu/news_and_events/quarterly_newsletters/gender-issue

News 4 November 2011

In collaboration with Ecsite and ASTC, the Noyce Leadership Institute is actively seeking participants for the 2012–2013 Fellowship. Potential applicants are invited to participate in an audio conference which provides an overview of the program on November 16 2011 at 18:00 CET.

News 3 November 2011

Established by UNESCO in 2001, the WSDPD is celebrated on 10 November each year. The Day is an occasion to remind the UNESCO’s mandate and commitment on science.

News 27 October 2011

Ecsite members who are in possession of a PIC number to participate in the NANOPINION project as Ecsite Third Parties. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday November 11th 2011.

Please note that in order to be eligible to become Ecsite Third Party, you must have paid the 2011 Ecsite membership fee.

NANOPINION is a 30-month FP7 project set to begin in early 2012 and currently in the final stages of negotiation.

News 27 October 2011

Energy @ the Centre

Energy lies at the heart of so much of what we do at our science centres and museums—from the energy we invest in developing ideas and building exhibitions, to our energetic engagement with visitors. With limited resources and so much to do, however, how can we direct this energy towards achieving maximum results? How are we meeting the internal demands of our organizations? How

News 27 October 2011

The 12th International Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST 2012) conference heads to Florence, Italy, 18-20 April, 2012. Ecsite’s Annual Conference (Ecsite 2012) takes place May 31 to June 2, 2012, in Toulouse, France. This offers an unprecedented opportunity for exchange between the academic and practical science communication communities of Europe.

News 14 October 2011

By choosing to receive the Ecsite e-newsletter, you will remain informed about events and activities in Europe’s science communication field as well as get important notices about the Ecsite Annual Conference and what’s going on inside Ecsite’s European projects. What’s not to like about this rich resource?

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.

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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 #60, February 2020

LOOKOUT: Art&science: the curator's perspective with A.Koek, M.Honzik, C.Schnugg, I.Long and J.Krpan

LOOKOUT: The future of technology in museums with C.Pillsbury, S.Chan, S.Brewer, L.Whitaker, M.Tarr and D.Birchall

COLUMN: Welcome to a BIG small country by Jurij Krpan

PORTFOLIO: Newly opened by Emily Cronin

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