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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.

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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 #61, March 2020

LOOKOUT: Shopping centre-based science experiences

PORTFOLIO: After-hours events

COLUMN: Solidarity during challenging times by Ecsite

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