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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 9 April 2020
The 2019 NEMO Conference took place in Tartu, Estonia

NEMO has produced a home office-friendly document to read that has gathered together texts about sustainability. NEMO wants to inspire museums to lead the way and become key players in creating a sustainable and equitable future and planet.

News 9 April 2020
Coronavirus-related resources and information

Newly launched - a loosely curated list of resources and information, regularly updated by the Ecsite office.

News 9 April 2020
RETHINK is studying sensemaking processes

RETHINK is refocusing one of its main research tasks to study sensemaking practices as they emerge. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to analyse a case that will be studied in the years to come at lenght. The project intends to make a positive contribution to the public discussion by analysing sensemaking practices around Coronavirus in 7 European countries: Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Serbia, Sweden and the UK.

News 9 April 2020

Over the past month, Ecsite has held weekly drop-in sessions for members and these are set to continue during the pandemic. Find a full list of dates, times and topics here.

News 9 April 2020

For all forms of science engagement and outreach projects that break the wall between science and society - deadline is 31 May 2020

News 8 April 2020

#WE50 are looking for nominations for the Top 50 Women in Sustainability. Deadline 14 April.

News 6 April 2020
#Ecsite2020 is not taking place. © Ecsite 2019. Photographer Camilla Vodstrup

The Ecsite Board met (virtually) on 1 April and have decided that the 2020 Ecsite Conference will not take place. We are now working together with our members and partners to design meaningful alternatives and #EcsiteOnline.

News 6 April 2020
Citizen Science

EU-Citizen.Science launched its new platform!

News 6 April 2020

Le PASS in Belgium are recruiting a full-time, French-speaking Museologist. Deadline 31 May.

News 3 April 2020
#EcsiteOnline - together in challenging times © Ecsite / MHNC-UP / Ciência Viva, Photographers: Daniel Espírito Santo / João Botas

As a European network, we will keep supporting our members, partners and our extended community by harnessing our collective power and providing opportunities to collaborate and share knowledge.


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 #61, March 2020

LOOKOUT: Shopping centre-based science experiences

PORTFOLIO: After-hours events

COLUMN: Solidarity during challenging times by Ecsite

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