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18 October 2018 - 19 October 2018
artloft.Berlin Berlin
Germany
DE

We're proud to announce the first STEAM Hub Innovation Forum on Science Communication. Join us for this two-day networking conference at artloft.berlin, on 18th and 19th of October 2018. Save the date for great talks, creative networking opportunities and useful workshops on the future of our field.

Who can participate? SMEs, research institutions, museums, science centers, science communicators, educators, artists and creative individuals.

19 May 2018 - 6 January 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstr., 75-79
66333 Völklingen
Germany
DE

Elizabeth II is a living legend; her life spans an entire epoch. Indeed, during her reign, she has seen the terms of office of all German Federal Chancellors to date, as well as those of British Prime Ministers from Winston Churchill through to Theresa May. Queen Elizabeth II is, moreover, the most portrayed person of the 20th and 21st centuries. With its many depictions of the Queen, this exhibition brings to life the 90 years of her reign.

1 May 2018 - 13 April 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstr., 75-79
66333 Völklingen

Ottmar Hörl is acclaimed throughout the world for his large-scale temporary projects focussing on art as a means of communication. His works have been showcased around the world and depict eminent figures such as Karl Marx, Charles the Great, Richard Wagner and Martin Luther. Ottmar Hörl's "Second Life – 100 Workers" is an exciting sculptural project specially created for the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site.

25 March 2018 - 4 November 2018
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstr., 75-79
66333 Völklingen
Germany
DE
barry cawston

Banksy's projects "Dismaland" and "Walled Off Hotel" achieved the greatest worldwide response of all art projects in 2015 and 2017. It is a sensation that Banksy's official photographer, Barry Cawston, is bringing these extraordinary art projects to life for the first time worldwide in an exhibition with his very special pictures.

28 June 2018 - 2 December 2018
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
National Geograpic Greatest Landscapes

With the National Geographic exhibition "Greatest Landscapes" we want to highlight the Museon's status as the Netherlands' most important geography museum. The exhibition shows breathtaking views and beautiful panoramas of the most special places on earth. From the heat of the desert to the barren polar regions, from sharp cliffs to rolling hills. All the photos in recent years have been taken by the best photographers from National Geographic. With this exhibition, we not only want to depict serene scenery, but also the influence of mankind on the landscape - for good and for bad.

25 April 2018 - 16 September 2018
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Ru Pare

The Museon in The Hague displays an exhibition about Hague artist and World War II resistance heroine Ru Paré (1896-1972).

12 October 2017 - 10 June 2018
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
National Geograpic Photo Ark

National Geographic Photo Ark, an exhibition by Joel Sartore, is filled with beautiful and moving photos of animals both tiny and mammoth accompanied by Joel’s powerful story. The National Geographic Photo Ark is a multiyear effort to document every species living in wildlife sanctuaries, inspire action through education, and help save wildlife by supporting on-the-ground conservation efforts.

28 September 2017 - 2 September 2018
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Museon Knights & Castles

The Middle Ages are often referred to as a dark and gloomy era. Unfairly so. Therefore Museon believes it is time to take a new, refreshing look at this period. With this exhibition, Museon seeks to put the Middle Ages in a new perspective. Seven characters looking quite familiar, each with a contemporary look, invite you to experience what life looked like a 1000 years ago.

1 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
Villeneuve d'Ascq
France
FR

18 September 2018 - 20 September 2018
INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Avenida Mestre José Veiga s/n
4715-330 Braga
Portugal
PT

NNT 2018, the 17th International Conference on Nanoimprint and Nanoprint Technologies, the world’s leading symposium on nanoimprint and nanoprint, will take place September 18-20, 2018, at INL, the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory.

NNT 2018 will focus the contributed part of the program in three main domains:

1) Stamps, materials and processes for nanofabrication,

2) Industrial processes and applications, and

3) Emerging technologies and applications.

See you in Braga, in September 2018!

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News

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 17 September 2018

In November 2016 we were awarded the contract to design, develop and fabricate 78 interactive exhibits for multiple galleries at the Natural History Museum and the Science & Technology Museum of the newly build Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (ASCCKW) in Kuwait City.
The development of Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre involved coordination between 96 contractors from 13 countries around the world and the centre‘s opening to the public took place in March 2018.

Science Gallery, Trinity College 11 September 2018

3-year Horizon 2020-funded project at Science Gallery Dublin and the School of Education, Trinity College Dublin. Apply by 21 September.

Experimentarium 10 September 2018

TIME Magazine just published a list of the ’World’s Greatest Places’ for the very first time.

The list names the 100 best and most innovative destinations from around the world – spanning 48 countries and six continents.

Three of the world’s greatest places can be found in Copenhagen: Experimentarium, Tivoli and Noma.

Here is what TIME Magazine wrote:

universcience 9 August 2018
universcience recrute

Universcience, based in Paris (France) is looking for a Head of the "Exhibition Projects" department.

universcience 7 August 2018

The University of Cyprus responded to a call for proposals for Horizon 2020, the European Union’s newest research and innovation framework program. The objective of Horizon is to establish a center for research and scientific education in Nicosia. The center will facilitate interdisciplinary scientific research, education, responsible citizenship, and innovation, creating a teaching and learning environment for science and STEAM technology (Science – Technology- Engineering- Arts- Mathematics).

Wellcome Genome Campus - Connecting Science 31 July 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus - Connecting Science

Wellcome Genome Campus Connecting Science is looking for a Senior Social Scientist to join the Society and Ethics Research group. Apply by 12 August. 

Cactus Communications Limited 26 July 2018

The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018, the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe, was held in Toulouse, France, from 9 to 14 July 2018. Organized every two years by EuroScience, the biggest grassroots science organization in Europe, ESOF is attended by scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people, and the general public. ESOF2018 marked the first time Editage collaborated with EuroScience to provide active support to the European science community.

Cactus Communications Limited 26 July 2018

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) celebrated its 40th anniversary at its annual meeting on May 30 – June 1, 2018 at Chicago, IL, USA. The theme for the biggest conference on the academic publishing calendar was “Scholarly Publishing at the Crossroads: What’s Working, What’s Holding Us Back, Where Do We Go From Here?” Editage presented the findings of an industry survey conducted among global scientific, technical, medical, and engineering publishers on the appetite for video as a medium for science communication.

Science Gallery, Trinity College 9 July 2018

Science Gallery Dublin is looking for a new Project Manager. Apply by 18 July (noon).

International Centre for Life 5 July 2018
Summer holidays at Life Science Centre

Families are invited to explore an activity trail through Life Science Centre’s blockbuster exhibition Robots – then and now this summer holidays as part of an action-packed day at the visitor attraction.

Filled with quizzes, games and activities, the Robots Activity Trail helps younger visitors to get as much out of Life’s new exhibition as their parents, as they explore 500 years of robotic discovery.

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