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News 11 February 2019
Visitors taking a closer look at Granada Science Park's exhibitions

Finding an agreement over what defines a non-formal or informal learning setting is difficult to pinpoint. For SySTEM 2020 and for future research within this area of study, clarity on these terms needs to be grasped. Science Gallery Dublin has provided a starting point with the release of a systematic literature review on these terms attempting to find some consensus, filling in the gaps where possible.

Calls 7 February 2019
#EcsiteAwards trophy

Applications are now open for the 2019 Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards.

NEW: Honour a peer who inspires you by nominating them for the new Beacon of the Year Award!

Calls 6 February 2019
Spokes Editorial Committee members, Warsaw, January 2019

Chair the team shaping Ecsite's publication for science engagement professionals in Europe and beyond. A call for staff of Full Ecsite members - apply by 7 April.

News 5 February 2019
Robot visiting its pairs at Universcience

On 19-20 January, La Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie launched the last ERC=Science² theme on Artificial Intelligence in Paris. A series of activities, including Science Cafés, fab labs, and a round table on Artificial Intelligence hot topics were organised around the latest ERC-funded research on this topic during one of the science centre's Saturday Robots monthly fixture for robotic lovers.

News 1 February 2019
Starts prize banner

Grand prize of the European Commission honoring innovation in technology, industry and society stimulated by the arts.


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 #49, February 2019

IN DEPTH: Knowledge, ignorance and the ever-lasting deficit model by A. Gomes da Costa

LOOKOUT: 30 years of Ecsite: back to the roots 

COLUMN: Join up and join in by H. Jones

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