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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 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 17 February 2020

Ecsite is reviewing its strategy to look ahead and build a stable, solid future for the entire network. All Ecsite members are invited to take part in this process and join the design workshops organised throughout Europe. Register!

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

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

News 12 February 2020

The theme of this edition is 'Towards an Equitable Future' and is from 1-4 December in Mexico City - register now

News 12 February 2020

Ecsite is offering 20 free one-day passes for its upcoming Conference to speakers bringing new ideas or perspectives. Apply by 5 April

News 11 February 2020
Italian Rethinkerspace

The internet and social media have challenged Science Communication while creating opportunities to develop new practices. Digital media have blurred the distinction between consumers and producers of science content and have bypassed the traditonal gatekeepers of information and given access to a range of sources that were not directly available before. The research that we present here explore the diversity of actors and contents in seven European countries by analysing three case studies: artificial intelligence, climate change and healthy diets.

News 10 February 2020
The SISCODE board meeting took place on 5-6 February

In Copenhagen, SISCODE met Danish policymakers and reflected on Citizen engagement


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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