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Calls 5 December 2019

Deadline 25 Feburary.

Calls 4 December 2019

The Science in the City Festival 2020 is part of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF). It's happening from 27th June until 11th July 2020 in Trieste, Italy.

Deadline for proposals: 31 Dec 2019

News 4 December 2019

Museums For Future is a global movement of museum workers, cultural heritage professionals, and many others to support the #FridaysForFuture movement with positive actions.

News 4 December 2019
EU Green Week 2020 animation (screen grab)

The 2020 edition (1-5 June 2020) will put the spotlight on nature and biodiversity. A call for partners will be out early January.

News 26 November 2019

In 2020 the LGBTSTEM Day will no longer take place on 5 July. The new date is 20 November.

News 21 November 2019

Next January the Spokes Editorial Committee will be meeting up to put together our yearly editorial schedule - you have until 1 December 2019 to send us your ideas as to what you want to see in Spokes in 2020. There are two different ways to participate!

News 14 November 2019
Registration at #EcsiteDF2019

Follow #EcsiteDF2019 on Twitter to see what the 65+ Senior Managers gathered to discuss science engagement and the Sustainable Development Goals are up to.

News 12 November 2019
Learners at the create your world workshop

The recent release of SySTEM 2020's newsletter covers the latest updates and tools from the informal and non-formal learning world. This new SySTEM 2020 instalment showcases:

News 12 November 2019

The WISE alliance (World Investigation in Science Culture) will seek resources to launch an international survey of science culture.

News 12 November 2019


The Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) offers a PhD position in Responsible Research and Innovation. The aim of this project is to further strengthen the field of RRI and innovation management by performing a systematic study on how RRI concepts can be implemented in innovation ecosystems and what are the effects in terms of e.g. innovation adoption. To reach that objective it is also needed to study how one can assess the effectiveness of innovation ecosystems in terms of e.g. innovation adoption.



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 #58, December 2019

LOOKOUT: Sustaining the future of science museums with A. Burch, A. van Eekeren & M. Krumdieck

PORTFOLIO: What do our pie charts say about us? by J. Kalinowska

COLUMN: Awards: it’s in your hands by S. Ament

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