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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 24 November 2020
Ernesto Páramo

Ernesto Páramo, promoter of Ecsite member, Parque de las Ciencias in Granada, has won the Eureka Award for Education and the Dissemination of Science, awarded by Amcsti, an organisation made up of 200 French museums and universities and the French Ministries of Higher Education, Science and Culture. He is the first Spaniard to receive this award, which recognises people from the Mediterranean region for their work as ambassadors of scientific culture.

Calls 19 November 2020

Ecsite is looking for an individual consultant or a company to design the visual identity and a set of communication tools for the European-funded project - SocKETs. The SocKETs project’s main objective is to enable industry (e.g. manufacturers and suppliers) to engage with citizens in developing Key Enabling Technologies (KETs).

Calls 18 November 2020

Ecsite is looking for an individual consultant or a company to design the visual identity and the website for the European-funded project - Schools as Living Labs (SALL). The ideal and preferred provider will bring its own ideas and vision based on industry expertise, technical capability, and client relations, guiding us to incorporate our goals into that vision.

News 10 November 2020
A new tool for museum experts

COVID-19 has changed the landscape of our industry. Thousands of highly experienced, passionate museum professionals with tremendous expertise are currently unemployed or underemployed. Although separated from their institutions, these professionals believe museums still have the ability to contribute to their communities positively—and many have a desire and a drive to continue to contribute to the field.

News 9 November 2020
 Stephane Berghmans and Steven Van Belleghem at the 2020 Ecsite Directors Forum, 29-30 October - It's ONline

Each autumn, Directors and Senior Managers of Full Ecsite members gather for the Ecsite Directors Forum, a mix of strategic talks, peer learning and networking. With the pandemic preventing Directors from meeting face-to-face, Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre stepped forward to host this high profile event online. 79 participants logged onto Technopolis’ high quality online platform for the two-day event on 29 and 30 October.

News 4 November 2020

How can citizen science contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

News 4 November 2020
SISCODE MOOC First lesson

The upcoming MOOC developed by SISCODE will give an introduction to the potential of co-creation for policymaking

News 3 November 2020

Ecsite members are invited to apply to be part of a new H2020 proposal ROLES which responds to the call Open Schooling and collaboration with Science Education. Its main objective is to create a framework to facilitate the equal collaboration between actors from the learning ecosystems to build new learning pathways for learners.

News 29 October 2020
Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards - 2019 winners revealed

The winners of the 2020 Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards have just been announced at the Eciste Directors Forum

News 27 October 2020
It's ONline... and it's today!

The 2020 Ecsite Directors Forum starts at 13.00 CET


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 #70, January 2021

IN DEPTH: Who's ready for some good news? by Alexandra Canet 

LOOKOUT: Telling the whole story with Andrew Whittington-Davis

PORTFOLIO: New exhibitions by Emily Cronin

COLUMN: Aspirations for 2021 by Herbert Münder

COLUMN: Spokes is evolving by Maria Xanthoudaki

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