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News 2 July 2019
Penn State College of the Liberal Arts

The Department of Communication Arts & Sciences at Penn State is partnering with the Huck Institute for the Life Sciences to hire an assistant professor to support the recently created Communication, Science, and Society Initiative. Deadline for applications is 1 August.

Calls 26 June 2019
Pitch to talk at the #EcsiteDF2019 Opening

Answer the call for case studies on the theme "Future thinking & SDGs".

2019 Ecsite Directors Forum, 13-15 November, Trondheim. For Senior Managers of Ecsite Full members.

News 25 June 2019

13-15 November 2019, Trondheim, Norway, on the theme "Future thinking - the Sustainable Development Goals as an opportunity for developing organisations". Registration now open for Senior Managers of Ecsite Full members.

Calls 24 June 2019
Wanted: three members for the Spokes Editorial Committee

Be part of the team shaping THE unmissable publication for science engagement professionals in Europe and beyond. A call for staff of Full Ecsite members - apply by 15 September.

Calls 21 June 2019
Members of the City Lab Tartu hosted by Science Centre AHHAA preparing lunch as part of Lab activities

FIT4FOOD2030 seeks to involve 7 organisations that deliver science engagement to participate as Food Labs in the final year of the project. Could your organisation be the one we're looking for? Read on to learn what's in it for you!

News 19 June 2019
Ecsite2019 moments available on YouTube

The #Ecsite2019 opening and the two keynotes are now available online!

News 13 June 2019
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UW-Madison’s Department of Life Sciences Communication is searching for a tenure-track assistant professor in visual communication. The review process will begin on September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. You can apply now.

News 13 June 2019
Maria Xanthoudaki and Maarten Okkersen

Maria Xanthoudaki from the Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia 'Leonardo da Vinci' is taking over from Maarten Okkersen from Museon as the new Chairperson of the Spokes Editorial Committee.

News 13 June 2019
Queen of Sweden attending the OPEN MIND project at Science Gallery Dublin

On 23 May, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden visited Science Gallery Dublin (SGD) – one of SISCODE’s labs that are bringing together local stakeholders to practice and use co-creation to tackle a specific societal challenge. For the past few months SGD have been running multiple workshops, unifying professionals and young people to take part in the mental health and wellbeing management project, OPEN MIND.

News 13 June 2019

The first EU-Citizen.Science joint newsletter shares the latest updates on citizen science in Europe by giving you news not just from one, but from four projects at the same time.


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 #54, August 2019

IN DEPTH: Pseudoscience and the end of dialogue by S. Blancke

PORTFOLIO: Take us to the Moon by J. Becker

COLUMN: What's in store for Spokes? by M. Okkersen & M. Xanthoudaki

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