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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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Calls 19 January 2021
Ecsite's Annual Report in 2016, designed by Kate Houben

Ecsite is looking for a new graphic designer! Apply by 1 February

News 18 January 2021
Centre for Life is now being used as a large vaccination centre - photo credit: Centre for Life

The International Centre for Life in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, is believed to be the first science centre in the world to be used as a COVID-19 large vaccination centre.

News 18 January 2021

The Smith School of Enterprise & the Environment and the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, are hiring a Head of Strategic Communications. Deadline is 29 January at 12.00 GMT.

News 18 January 2021

CERN is recruiting a creative-thinking Communications Officer with excellent communication skills. Deadline is 8 February.

News 18 January 2021

Applications are now open for the programme, in which institutions develop a sustainability-related project while building relations with a broader community of practice.

Workshop 4 May 2021

The third and final event of the workroom brings the whole group back together. We will be presenting our new projects with the rest of the group, identifying ways in which we can combine our approach to blended learning and create value for the education sector.

Workshop 30 March 2021

The second of our workroom events will be a workshop; small working groups each focussing on their own new project designs.

Other 23 February 2021

A panel session followed by group discussion with participants. Following the discussion, we will divide into small working groups in order to focus on specific areas for development.

Workshop 15 February 2021

This online workshop series is aimed at engaging the community of science communication professionals and scholars in order to reflect on the latest research outcomes together. This is a great opportunity to hear more about the latest research findings in the field and to meet and reflect together on the most useful tools for the community. There will be lots of interaction, digital post-its and an ambition for shared outcomes. Join us to become our critical friend.

News 13 January 2021

New features on the EU-Citizen.Science platform are coming today at 12!


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 #70, January 2021

IN DEPTH: Who's ready for some good news? by Alexandra Canet 

LOOKOUT: Telling the whole story with Andrew Whittington-Davis

PORTFOLIO: New exhibitions by Emily Cronin

COLUMN: Aspirations for 2021 by Herbert Münder

COLUMN: Spokes is evolving by Maria Xanthoudaki

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