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Calls 11 September 2019

Climate Outreach is launching the first edition of the Climate Communications Awards. Apply by 4 October.

News 11 September 2019

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, three US organisations are launching an international citizen science initiative. Get involve!

News 11 September 2019
Otago Museum

At Otago Museum’s new science centre, Tūhura, Dunedin (New Zealand). Apply by 20 September.

News 11 September 2019
Open University, UK

PhD opportunity at the Open University, in Milton Keynes (UK), exploring education, engagement and inclusion in the search for life beyond Earth. Apply by 30 September (12pm).

Calls 9 September 2019
What do your toilets say about you?

A case study call for a portfolio in the November issue of Spokes. Send your contribution by 20 October.

News 6 September 2019
Session at #Ecsite2018, in Geneva, Switzerland. Credit @Ecsite/NHMGeneva

Part of a successful session proposal is having the right partners: find them with the Conference Forum.

News 5 September 2019
Location of City and Food Labs across Europe

Seven new organisations join the project as Food Labs and take up the challenge of citizen engagement and competence building around food systems ready for the future

News 5 September 2019
Step into Space on display at Ars Electronica Festival 2019. Credit Philipp Greindl.

A brand-new exhibition, the project’s ambitious one-year engagement campaign for students, families and youth, and the space-eu.org website were launched in September 2019 at Ars Electronica Festival

News 5 September 2019
Show at the Trondheim science centre

Don't miss this yearly gathering for Senior managers of Ecsite's Full Member institutions, 13-15 November, Trondheim, Norway.

News 4 September 2019

The first EU-Citizen.Science Consortium meeting will take place on 12-13 September in Vilnius. For this occasion, we interviewed our local hosts who organise an event on the Perpectives of Citizen Science in Lithuania.

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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 #55, September 2019

IN DEPTH: Lack of motivation? by P. Kolk

LOOKOUT: Decolonising the Museum 

PORTFOLIO: Newly opened by E. Cronin

COLUMN: You are the Conference's backbone by M. Myllykoski

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