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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 4 March 2020

At this moment in time, we are not planning to postpone or cancel the 2020 Ecsite Conference. But we are extending the Conference's cheapest rate until Wednesday 15 April.

News 3 March 2020

The University of Malta is hosting the fifth edition of the STEAM Summer School between 18-26 July, which is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students, established researchers, educators and scicomm professionals.

Calls 3 March 2020

The theme of this year's ISSM is the role of the Science Museums & Science centres as platforms for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. ISSM 2020 will be a symposium to share various practice cases and to discuss ideas related to SDGs. Deadline for submissions is 30 March.

News 28 February 2020
Participants to the Ecsite Space Group Annual Meeting visit the Phi Experience.

On 27-28 January 2020, ESA/ESRIN welcomed 46 participants representing science engagement organisations from 11 different countries, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. They gathered in Frascati, Rome for the two-day Annual Meeting of the Ecsite Space Group.

Highlights of the first day of the workshop included keynote addresses on ESA's next missions and milestones, and communication strategy and planning. Participants also visited the interactive Phi experience and discussed Earth Observation in the context of the climate change crisis.

News 19 February 2020

Ecsite is inviting all its members to reflect on the future of the science engagement to build its new strategy. Have your say by taking part in one of the virtual (online) design workshops organised in March and April.

News 13 February 2020
Ljubljana Panorama. Credit: ljubljana_tourism_photo_library_photo_j._kotar_

Network, collaborate and be inspired - with over 1200 science communication professionals from 60 countries. Registrations now open & the Conference programme is live

News 12 February 2020

The Faculdade de Ciências of the University of Porto, Portugal, is now accepting applications to complete a Masters degree. Deadline is 27 February.

Calls 12 February 2020
Participants of the 2019 Directors Forum in Trondheim, Norway.

Full members, welcome your peers for 48 hours of high profile lectures and workshops, horizon-widening local discoveries and intense networking. Apply by 14 August 2020.

Calls 12 February 2020

Ars Electronica has launched an open call for its coveted Prix Ars Electronica and STARTS prize. Deadline for entry submissions is 2 March.

News 12 February 2020

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is now recruiting for a Policy Analyst in Ispra, Italy. Deadline 26 February


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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