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5 August 2018 - 11 August 2018
Prague 110 00 Prague
Czech Republic
CZ
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We are pleased to announce that the International Science Summer Camp 2018 (ISSC) will be held from August 5 to August 11, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The programme will discover science around a topic Artificial Intelligence and provide an ideal platform for young people interested in science and technology to learn about different cultures and ideas while linking scientific theory with a practical approach. Furthermore, participants will be able to improve their presentation and communication skills.

15 April 2018 - 16 April 2018
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The PSC is organizing its science festivity for the twelve’s year, under the overarching theme of “Marine Life” The PSC has implemented its first Science Festivity in 2007, and it has developed and expanded to be one of the highlights scientific annual events in Alexandria governorate, aiming to further expand geographically to be a national event for all Egyptians. The festivity has been expanding and gaining popularity over the past years. Both partners and participants await the annual event to enjoy a break with edutainment activities suitable for all family members.

1 March 2018 - 3 March 2018
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in collaboration with Intel Egypt is organizing the seventh affiliate competition, Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair Egypt (Intel BASEF Egypt 2018) in all Egypt. The competition will empower Egyptian students ages 14 -18 to conduct a research and present their projects findings under 19 science and humanities themes. To enhance the quality of projects and expand geographically, the PSC is collaborating with the Ministry of Education to reach all governorates.

16 December 2017 - 3 February 2019
phaeno
Willy-Brandt-Platz 1
38440 Wolfsburg
Germany
DE
Special exhibition time

Can we compress time, stretch it, freeze it or run it backwards? From 16.12.2017 to 03.02.2019 the Science Center phaeno in Wolfsburg is showcasing a major special exhibition on the fascinating subject of time for the first time. Visitors can experience how time suddenly stands still – or how it flies by at breakneck speed! There are six different time zones to discover:

10 November 2017 - 4 March 2018
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75 -79
66333 Völklingen , SL
Germany
Saarland DE
Inca-Land | exhibition poster

Accompanying the exhibition "Inca - Gold. Power. The World Cultural Heritage Site Völklinger Hütte shows photographic works taken by Helmut R. Schulze on his travels in Peru, Chile or Bolivia. In the former land of the Incas, Helmut R. Schulze sets out to search for traces of this lost culture.

6 May 2017 - 8 April 2018
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75-79
66333 Völklingen
Germany
DE

3,000 years of advanced cultures

extended until 8 April 2018!

The Incas called it "the sun's beads", while the Spanish were only interested in its material value. The mythology of Inca gold is rooted in the irreconcilability of these two value systems. In this exhibition, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site takes up where "IncaGold" (2004/2005) left off, presenting several new exhibits shedding insights into the civilizations of the Incan and pre-Incan periods.

19 March 2018 - 25 March 2018
Université libre de Bruxelles
44 avenue Jeanne
1000 Bruxelles
Belgium
BE

The 18th edition of this national event brings you one full week of scientific activities for schools and general public.

12 October 2017 - 4 December 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
Science Film Festival 2017_Egypt

Organized by Goethe-Institut (GI) in partnership with the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and the Academy for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT). The Science Film Festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, produced by the Goethe-Institut, Germany´s Cultural Institute operating worldwide.

9 November 2017 - 22 November 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
International Science Center and Science Museum Day_Egypt

The PSC is organizing the International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) which is a yearly global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums worldwide, who take the opportunity of this day to celebrate and promote their missions through widely diverse informal science education and engagement activities addressing the critical topics articulated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

10 November 2017
Technopolis, the Flemish science centre Mechelen
Belgium
BE
Science Comedy Night at Technopolis, Belgium - one of the actions developed by Ecsite members for 2017 International Science Centres and Science Museum Day

In celebration of the second International Science Centre and Science Museum Day on 10 November, Technopolis is organizing its very first Science Comedy Night.

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International Centre for Life 17 April 2018

At International Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK. Apply by 31 May.

The Natural History Museum, London 9 April 2018

Science news writer opportunity at the Natural History Museum (London, UK)

Science Museum Group 9 April 2018

Two vacancies at the National Railway Museum in York (UK). Apply by 26 April.

Explorium 5 April 2018

Positions of Science Center Explainers, Teachers and Demonstrators are available at the Explorium in Dublin (Ireland). Apply by 3 May.

National Space Centre 20 March 2018

Two full-time Presenter positions at the National Space Centre in Leicester, UK. Apply by 3 April

Bialystok University of Technology 12 March 2018
NANO2ALL multi-stakeholder dialogue participants at the Bialystok University of Technology, Poland

We need wider access to knowledge about socially responsible nanotechnology innovations dedicated to citizens, said nanotextile stakeholders in dialogue event.

Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia 'Leonardo da Vinci' 27 February 2018

Tinkering EU: Building Science Capital for ALL” is the second project focusing on Tinkering funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the EU and coordinated by the National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci. It addresses science education especially for schools in situations of disadvantage and intends to explore the use of Tinkering for the development of young people’s Science Capital. 

Science Museum Group 16 February 2018

At the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester, UK. Apply by 25 February.

TRACES / Espace des Sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes 14 February 2018
NANO2ALL multi-stakeholder dialogue participants at TRACES, France

A full-day multi-stakeholder event at TRACES, France in the framework of the Nano2All project – Have a look at the preliminary recommendations that emerged from an engaging exploration of brain-machine interfaces

NorthernLight Design 8 February 2018
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NorthernLight has been responsible for the concept, spatial design, visual design and project management of the new attraction of the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam, the ‘Brew You Ride’. This audiovisual journey is an experience in five steps; it feels like going on an exciting journey with friends, from the Heineken brewing and bottling process, to enjoying your beer all around the world.

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