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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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News 23 October 2012

Do you want to share your commercial activity with about 1,000 delegates at the largest science communication conference in Europe? Then be sure to book a booth at the Ecsite Annual Conference Business Bistro.

News 22 October 2012

Ecsite and some of its members collaborated with the European Commission in November and December 2012 to organise Gender Days in five European countries (Austria, Germany, Italy, Poland and the Netherlands).

View fantastic photos from the final event held 5 December at Copernicus Science Centre: http://flic.kr/s/aHsjD7zVcq

Read about the final event here: www.ecsite.eu/news_and_events/news/copernicus-was-also-woman

News 17 October 2012

PLACES is a four-year European project, which began in June 2010, coordinated by Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums (www.ecsite.eu).

The project is developing the concept of the European City of Scientific Culture by creating City Partnerships. These partnerships unite nearly 70 science centres, museums, festivals and events, in cooperation with local authorities, and ten European regional networks.

News 15 October 2012

Richard Tuffs, Director of PLACES partner ERRIN, presented two ongoing reports to the Conference in Tartu, Estonia. The first on Proto-models seeks to develop models of cities of scientific culture. It examines both typologies of science cities and cities of scientific culture and the PLACES community is invited to look at the draft report and offer their comments and expertise.

News 2 October 2012

The EU-project KiiCS’ incubation activities were officially launched on 28th September, in Naples: artists, creative people and scientists will work together on innovative ideas and help communicate science in new and creative ways.

News 25 September 2012

Read the latest issue of the Ecsite Quarterly Newsletter now online. This issue’s theme is about inspiring youth to choose careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Alexa Joyce of European Schoolnet is the guest editor of this edition.


News 25 September 2012

On 30 May a pre-conference workshop, ‘Communicating European Achievements in Space’ was organised by Ecsite, Cité de l’Espace and the European Space Agency (ESA) at the Ecsite Annual Conference 2012 in Toulouse France.

News 7 September 2012

Visit www.ecsite.eu/annual_conference for all necessary information regarding the Annual Conference 2013 call for proposals which now closes on Monday 29 October – giving you an extra weekend to formulate your session.

News 16 August 2012

Session presentations from the Ecsite Annual Conference 2012: Time and space, unlimited of are now available in the 2012 sessions archive: www.ecsite.eu/activities_and_resources/annual_conferences/all_sessions?conference=4579

News 8 August 2012

The AHHAA Science Centre Foundation hosts the second edition of the PLACES annual conference in the city of Tartu, Estonia – famous for its rich science culture and renowned university. Come and share experiences in science communication policymaking. Online registration is open.


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 #63, May 2020

IN DEPTH: Responding to the pandemic: a social justice perspective by Emily Dawson and Barbara Streicher

COLUMN: United for biodiversity by Anna Omedes

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