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News 16 May 2018
Ecsite advocacy event at the European Parliament on 15 May 2018

As part of our advocacy campaign for science engagement in the next EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon Europe), Ecsite held an event at the European Parliament yesterday - an invitation by Polish MEP Michał Boni, together with Ecsite and the Copernicus Science Centre.

News 14 May 2018
Dialogforum Nano at BASF. Photo courtesy of BASF.

Insights from recent and inspiring practices of societal engagement on nanotechnology are becoming available from NANO2ALL – read the first report here and stay tuned to the NANO2ALL “Resources” page for even more inspiration!

News 14 May 2018

Here some guidelines & tips for your session

News 11 May 2018
Michel Mayor ©Rita Scaglia/University of Geneva & Claude Nicollier

We are thrilled to announce that this year's Ecsite Space Group's pre-conference workshop in at the Ecsite Annual Conference 2018 in Geneva will feature two very exciting speakers from within the Swiss Space community: Claude Nicollier, former Swiss ESA astronaut, and Michel Mayor, discoverer of the first extrasolar planet 51 Pegasi b.

Consult the pre-conference workshop programme here.

News 11 May 2018
How will the food system of the future look like? © Dirima #64093698, 2016. Source:

Share with FIT4FOOD2030 projects or developments which matter to you, your organisation and your community to have your say in setting the European Union on course for a future-proof food system!


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 #41, May 2018

IN DEPTH: Integrating Sciences to Address the Global Agenda 2030 by G. McBean

LOOKOUT: Green Cities

COLUMN: The first International Day of LGBT in STEM by A.Bandelli

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