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News 8 April 2014

This year the Space Group will be generous : beyond sharing the latest and future space achievements with the European Space Agency (ESA), the space group will present and offer you the toolkit built to tackle ESA’s Rosetta mission through events, exhibitions and educational activities. Moreover, participants of the Space pre-conference workshop will visit the ESTEC – the engineering core of ESA – and Space-Expo on the second day.

News 7 April 2014

As part of European project SYNENERGENE, Ecsite is running a two-day workshop in Brussels on 8-9th April.

News 20 March 2014

We will be welcoming Directors, CEOs and upper managers of full member institutions at Science Centre AHHAA for this year’s Directors Forum. Under the headline “Downloading the future” we will be discussing technology and leadership, creativity and innovation, uploading and downloading. Everything you want to know – and should know – about the future! Discover the small and mysterious (but thoroughly futuristic) Estonia and its scientific capital, Tartu.

News 12 March 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY, 12 March 2014

BREMEN, GERMANY – European Mayors and other regional and city leaders are expressing commitment to scientific culture by signing the PLACES Declaration – a document based on the four years of dynamic work emerging from the PLACES project at the PLACES of Scientific Culture conference.

News 10 March 2014

Ecsite Space Group Newsletter Vol. 3 February 2014

Welcome to yet another exciting instalment of Ecsite Space Group newsletter – the forum of science centres, museums and space professionals across Europe working to communicate the wonders of space.

We hope you’ve had a successful start to 2014 – the European Space Agency’s 50th anniversary. We’re very pleased to share the latest news from your friends from across Europe.

Local/national conference 6 April 2014 - 7 April 2014

The 16th European Forum on Eco-innovation will take place in Hannover, Germany on 7 and 8 April 2014, under the title ‘Wasted potential! Towards circular economy in cities’.

News 21 February 2014

The Communications Manager leads the planning, coordination and execution of original communications products and activities at Ecsite. In this capacity, the incumbent works closely with the Executive Director in developing communications proposals that align with Ecsite’s institutional objectives and member services.

News 12 February 2014

In past years, individual conference participants were able to apply for a Grundtvig Grant to cover costs for the Ecsite Annual Conference. This Grundtvig Grant no longer exists – it has been incorporated into the new Erasmus+ funding model.

What does this mean to you?

  • No funds are available for the the Ecsite Annual Conference 2014
  • For future conferences, only institutions can apply for funds, not individual participants. As an individual participant, you must ask your institution for an application.
News 7 February 2014

It is our pleasure to announce that the online registration for the 25th Ecsite Annual Conference 2014, hosted by Museon in The Hague, Netherlands, is now open.

News 6 February 2014

On January 20th 2014, a set of thrilling events were organized by science centres across Europe, as the first act of the “Hook-up with Rosetta” Campaign, designed by the Ecsite Space Group. The European Space Agency’s Rosetta probe finally woke up after two and a half years of hibernation. You may have a glimpse on that special day through Storify: http://storify.com/DidierLaval/rosetta-woke-up

Meanwhile, it is still time to take part in the Hook-up with Rosetta campaign!

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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 #66, September 2020

IN DEPTH: The uncertainty of it all by Frank Kupper

LOOKOUT: Lessons learned from the pandemic

COLUMN: Our next two flagship events by Stephane Berghmans & Mikko Myllykoski

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