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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 13 January 2020
'Social inclusion, equity and diversity: Organisational change' pre-conference workshop at the 2019 Ecsite Conference

Introduced for the very first time this year, the Ecsite Collaborative Grant will support a cross-country collaborative action in the Ecsite professional community.

News 10 January 2020
Open Letter M. Gabriel

140 organisations and networks from 28 European and associated countries have endorsed Ecsite’s Open letter asking for strong science engagement in Horizon Europe. Now help us push for more impact.

News 10 January 2020
session at #Ecsite2019. Copyright: Ecsite/Experimentarium/Photographer: Anja Wolff

Ecsite is offering 20 free one-day passes for its upcoming Conference to speakers bringing new ideas or perspectives. First round of applications close on 23 January

News 10 January 2020
Is this the way our cities are going to work and look in the future?

Transformation towards food systems better prepared for the future is taking place all around Europe in City Labs hosted by science centres and museums and science shops. A new and quirky hand-drawn video shares a glimpse of plans afoot in the 14 cities involved in the FIT4FOOD2030 project.

News 9 January 2020
Partners from SySTEM 2020 meet up to test out a new product - the engagement tracker

SySTEM 2020 is hitting the new year running by taking steps towards answering key questions that will help us generate an in-depth look at science learning in the non-formal sector:

News 7 January 2020

The European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity are looking for a talented individual to work as a Senior Officer for Ecosystem Assessments - deadline for applications is Friday 31 January 2020.

Calls 7 January 2020
Annual General Meeting at the 2019 Ecsite Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark_Copyright Ecsite / Experimentarium / Photographer: David Trood

Four Board trustees seats are open this year but all candidatures must be received by 16 March.

News 7 January 2020
CERN logo

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is recruiting a Fellowship position as S’Cool LAB Manager. The position is part of the Teacher & Student Programmes Section and starts on 1 July 2020.

Calls 6 January 2020
2017 Ecsite Conference

Ecsite is looking for an experienced, proactive and very well organised Administration Manager. Applications will be received and analysed on a rolling basis. [UPDATE: position now filled]

News 12 December 2019

The European Museum of the Year Award is now accepting applications.


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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