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12 March 2020 - 31 January 2021
Museon Theg Hague
Netherlands
NL
National Geographic Planet or Plastic

Until spring 2021, National Geographic - Planet or Plastic is the theme of the National Geographic photo exhibition. It shows a collection of journalistic photographs about the production of plastic, via its use until the stage of litter. Artistic photographs will also be on display, drawing attention to the scale and sad effects of our use of plastic. The exhibition also shows photographs of scientific research of the plastic problem and the search for solutions to the pollution of the oceans.

25 May 2020 - 29 May 2020
Hiša eksperimentov (House of experiments)
Trubarjeva 39
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI

If you are producing and/or performing Science Shows (or you have such intents) attending the INSPIRE workshop is a must

5 December 2019
PwC
1 Embankment Place
WC2N 5NP London
United Kingdom
GB
BlooloopLIVE UK 2019 speakers

blooloopLIVE UK is a one day conference for professionals in the visitor attractions industry. Our speakers are leaders and experts who will highlight future trends and strategies. 
This unmissable event is a one day business briefing followed by networking drinks.

9 November 2019 - 5 January 2020
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne

Make, investigate and celebrate Christmas at Life with all the family.

Included in your science centre ticket are festive-themed Science Theatre shows, making Christmas decorations, coding Christmas tree light patterns and investigating the properties of fake snow.

Visitors can even make their own ink to write a letter to Santa and be dazzled at Science busking Christmas demonstrations. (Some activities are for ages 7+ only).

The new Space Zone will show video messages, recorded by astronauts as they spent the holidays on the International Space Station!

17 October 2019 - 18 October 2019
Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art
Laudongasse 15-19
1080 Vienna
Austria
AT
PISEA logo

Improving our work with and for marginalised groups of adult migrants and refugees.

30 June 2019 - 3 November 2019
Madatech Haifa
Israel
IL

After its opening run at Scitech, the science center located in Perth, Australia, Map it! navigated to Madatech, Haifa, Israel.

With its very unique topics, Map it! is the kind of unusual exhibition that visitors from Madatech enjoy, especially in summer, which is one of their peak season.

Here is a great video of the exhibition at Madatech.

14 April 2019 - 3 November 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völkinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75-79
66333 Völklingen , SL
Germany
Saarland DE
Mardi Noir | Unfallschutz 2019

Every two years, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site’s UrbanArt Biennale® showcases the most recent developments and trends in international urban art. It is the largest urban art project in the world.

More than 400,000 people have visited the biennale since it was first held in 2011, and nearly 300 renowned urban artists, including Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Futura, have exhibited their work at Völklinger Hütte.

27 April 2019 - 19 May 2019
City of Science Catania
Italy
IT

The exhibition Let's give the numbers! - A 3D journey through Fingers, Dice and Data: a fascinating interactive exhibition to discover the world of mathematics and numbers through games and stories. Figures, data, averages, errors, surveys, risk assessments: today we are called to deal more and more with the numbers and even if we can delegate these concerns to others, learning to use and understand the numbers helps us to orient ourselves in the world and take conscious decisions.

25 May 2019 - 4 September 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
People playing agmes

Game On 2.0 explores the vibrant history, culture and future of gaming, entertainment and technology through more than 150 playable games.

Visitors can play a range of games from arcade classics to modern favourites, including fun party games, such as Rock Band 3.

The exhibition also explores the latest developments in gaming, including how virtual reality is creating ever-more immersive gaming experiences.

25 May 2019
Raumschiff - The Maker-Space for Astronomy
Am Wasser 4
8600 Duebendorf
Switzerland
CH
BastelMix from low- to high-tech professional development workshop

Computational creatures: BastelMix from low- to high-tech

Join us for a day long tinkering workshop with Ryan Jenkins of Wonderful Idea Co at Raumschiff - the Maker-Space (not only) for Astronomy in Zurich.

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JRA 27 May 2020
Ithra Energy Exhibit - science museum at the King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture

The Energy Exhibit, located within the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) complex, provides a hands-on, immersive experience exploring the world of petroleum - its sciences, energy and technology. The fully renovated science centre, aimed at youth ages 7-14, brings to life Saudi Aramco’s work – from exploration, drilling and production, to refining and shipping.

Ustanova Hiša eksperimentov 27 April 2020
The ventilator prototype by Hiša eksperimentov

In the time of COVID-19 striking on us Hiša eksperimentov is, as expected, closed for the public.

Our R & D team decided that we should contribute our knowledge in this fight against the virus.

The result is the ventilator working in two modes:

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 23 April 2020

Education Laboratory Coordinator
Are you passionate about engaging students in fundamental research and inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers? Are you a strong organizer, and also an experienced education practitioner, or researcher?

CERN offers an exciting opportunity to develop and run hands-on and minds-on laboratory-based programmes for students in its major new project, Science Gateway.

Ustanova Hiša eksperimentov 6 April 2020
Running exhibits remotely through www or mobile app

Almost 13 years ago the idea to put some of our exhibits online was born in Hiša eksperimentov. The goal was to have Hiša’s doors open even if the physical ones were closed.

Visitors can interact and take control of the exhibits through www or our phone app. Only one person can interact with one exhibit at a time while others wait in line.

The activity was officially launched in 2009 when the EU commissioner Dr Janez Potočnik started the very first online exhibit in Hiša from his office in Brussels.

Universcience 3 April 2020
covid-19

Universcience proposes a virtual exhibition accessible to all so that everyone can understand the scientific aspects of the Covid-19 epidemic.

How to limit transmission? What is the relationship between Covid-19 and pneumonia? Have SARS-CoV-2 and humans just met? Why does it take so long to create a vaccine?

In 11 questions and answers, the exhibition "Coronavirus: What Science Knows! "...share scientific knowledge about the Covid-19 epidemic.

University of Lapland - Arctic Centre 3 April 2020

The Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland seeks a consultant to conduct a study on alternative financial models for public exhibition organizations. Purpose is to identify and compare alternative financial and operational models which would decrease the dependency of exhibition organizations on public funding and that would allow them to keep fulfilling their public mission. The study includes the evaluation of possible required changes or adaptation at the structural and organizational levels depending on the organization’s status.

International Centre for Life 2 April 2020

With the UK on lockdown, the North East Autism Society (NEAS) has moved its activities for Autism Acceptance Week (30 March - 5 April) online, with a series of vodcasts released throughout the week.

Wellcome Genome Campus - Connecting Science 30 March 2020
Course location photo

We have an exciting opportunity for a Researcher Engagement Coordinator to join our Wellcome Genome Campus Public Engagement team on a 12-month maternity cover position. You will play a key role in shaping and delivering a growing programme of incentives, training and support across the Campus community, including our 2000+ staff and students across the world-leading Wellcome Sanger Institute and European Bioinformatics Institute.

A. M. Qattan Foundation 3 March 2020

Residency at the Science Studio, A.M. Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, Palestine

Application deadline: 31/03/2020. Results announced 2 weeks later (14/04/2020); only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duration: 3 months (between July and October 2020).

The 2020 residency will be based at the Science Studio’s workshop . The artist will collaborate with our team to design, develop, and implement an interactive installation and/or an exhibition themed Sound and its Phenomena.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 24 February 2020

In February 2019 we were contracted to design, develop and fabricate interactives for Skaperhagen (Creative Garden) gallery at Vilvite Science Center in Bergen, Norway. Skaperhagen invites to take on creative challenges of invention and building using a variety of materials. Working alone or in teams, visitors envision technological solutions and create them from the different odds and ends provided. It is a place to think, experiment and above all, have fun. In Skaperhagen there is no such thing as a bad idea. The new interactive exhibits are on show since June 2019.

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