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26 January 2023
Online
United States
US

The evolution of life on Earth is full of amazing episodes. But one story that really captures the imagination is the transition of the familiar, charismatic dinosaurs that dominated the planet for around 170 million years into a new small, airborne form: birds.

Dinosaurs Among Us is a flexible, engaging 2D panel exhibition exploring the fascinating evolutionary connections between living dinosaurs—birds—and their extinct relatives.

16 January 2023
Carasso Science Park
79 Ha'atzmaut st.
Be'er Sheva
Israel
IL

In October 2022, a beautiful new exhibition was launched in Carasso Science Park, in southern Israel, that aroused great interest and buzz among its visitors and in the social media alike. The exhibition brought to life hidden treasures, hiding in plain sight: seed pods, seeds and fruit that adorn trails, sidewalks and thickets throughout Israel via unique scanning technology.

Roadside Treasures Exhibition is a joint project of Carasso Science Park with Oranim Collage. It is still presented in the Museum for the General Public.

25 April 2023 - 28 April 2023
Online
Greenloop 2023

Now in its third year, greenloop 2023 is Blooloop’s conference focussing on sustainability in visitor attractions. Learn from leaders sharing their sustainability experiences at the only sustainability conference specifically for the industry.

15 September 2021 - 16 September 2021
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Egypt
EG

Science festivity 2021

A whole science village is constructed on the BA plaza where many schools, universities, NGOs and individuals; as well as companies will join to present different types of activities to educate and entertain you. A variety of activities is presented, including hands-on workshops, interactive exhibits, sessions, in addition to various extraordinary shows.

17 March 2021 - 7 April 2021
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Egypt
EG

LAND OF INVENTORS – RESEARCH IN GERMANY focuses on world-changing German inventions across the scientific disciplines. The spotlight is on both historical discoveries and pioneering innovations – not forgetting to take a look at the research environment in Germany of course.

The exhibition hosted by the Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina in March 2021, in conjunction with the Goethe-Institute in Alexandria.

8 September 2022
NEMO Science Museum
Weekend van de Wetenschap in NEMO

On October 1 and 2, 2022, Weekend of Science will take place. NEMO Science Museum and The Studio at NEMO are free to visit on these days.

24 October 2018 - 26 October 2018
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

NAMES 2018 Conference

The North Africa and Middle East Science Center’s Network (NAMES) was launched on 30 January 2006 at the Library of Alexandria. The goal of NAMES is the popularization of science throughout the region by enhancing public understanding and involvement in science and scientific culture among an increasingly diverse audience.

23 May 2022 - 27 May 2022
Hiša eksperimentov (The 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

13 December 2021
wissens.wert.welt
Primoschgasse 3
9020 Klagenfurt
Austria
AT
MusiKUSS exhibition sneak peek with jukebox

Currently, many exciting stations await our visitors at the MusiKUSS hands-on exhibition: People can try, how sound is propagated or discover how hearing and singing actually work! Visitors paint their own piece of music with Kandinsky's colors or write their names with Mozart's music! They’ll play on our floor piano and learn about different genres and European music history along the way! Get more information here!

12 October 2021 - 17 October 2021
Palácio e Jardins do Marquês de Pombal
Largo Marquês de Pombal
2780-288 Oeiras , Lisboa
Portugal
PT
FIC.A - Inetrantional Science Festival poster

FIC.A - International Science Festival will take place from the 12th to the 17th October 2021, at the Marquês de Pombal Palace and Gardens in Oeiras, Portugal, and will be a truly international celebration of science and knowledge within society. For 6 days, the festival offers a pioneering programme, full of unique experiences in the fields of science, technology, culture and art.

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News

Carasso Science Park 16 January 2023
Israel's New Space Exhibition

Carasso Science Park is currently working on a new Space Exhibition that will constitute an impressive, hands-on, experiential display window to Israeli achievements in space, including the legacy of the Israeli spirit of innovation, past achievements and future inspiring space missions.

The New Space Exhibition is scheduled to open to the general public on July 2nd, 2023, which marks the 10th anniversary of the museum.

Carasso Science Park 16 January 2023

Every year, in the first week of February, the Israeli Space Agency and Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology administrate the Israeli Space Week in leading Science centers and museums, throughout Israel, in memory of Colonel Ilan Ramon.

Ilan Ramon was the first Israeli Astronaut who was killed together with the entire team of the Space Shuttle Columbia in the 2003 disaster.

Science & Society Research Group, Trinity College Dublin 19 December 2022

Mairéad Hurley, Assistant Professor in Science Education at Trinity College Dublin and member of the ACPC programme committee, shares what's keeping her entertained.

Parque de las Ciencias, Technisches Museum Wien, DASA 17 November 2022

BioInspiration opens in Vienna, thanks to the alliance of three Ecsite members: Parque de las Ciencias, Technisches Museum and DASA.

Blooloop 9 November 2022
Blooloop Innovation Award Winners curtain draw 2022

From 6 – 8 December 2022, the blooloop Festival of Innovation took place online, celebrating the spirit of creativity and inventiveness that continues to drive the attractions industry forward. During the virtual event, the winners of this year’s blooloop Innovation Awards were also announced.

Innovative projects celebrated across 13 categories

Sissa Medialab 3 November 2022

Future Visions on Science Communication will take place from 22nd to 24th November 2022 at the SISSA main campus in Via Bonomea 265, Trieste, Italy. All the events are free and open and will be streamed live.

More information, including the event programme can be found here.

Blooloop 26 October 2022
Blooloop Museum Influencer List 2022

Blooloop is pleased to announce that the Blooloop 50 Museum Influencer List for2022 has been revealed. The List was launched in association with global image technology innovator Barco.

Charles Read, MD of blooloop, says: “ With the pandemic proving an accelerator, museums have been evolving. Now, more than ever, there is a focus on story telling and a reimagining of old buildings, allowing the creation of hybrid spaces and the delivery of new experiences and functions.

Blooloop 19 October 2022
Blooloop 50 Zoo + Aquarium Influencer List 2022

Blooloop is pleased to announce that the first Blooloop 50 Zoo & Aquarium Influencer List has been revealed. The List was launched in association with Canopy Strategic Partners, a world-leading consultancy working with zoo, animal, and conservation organizations.

Science Museum of Kyiv - Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Experimentarium 12 October 2022

The Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine has initiated a comprehensive programme that provides for the launch of interactive exhibition spaces featuring educational laboratories in the western and central regions of Ukraine.

Esplora Interactive Science Centre 11 October 2022

Clayton Cutajar, Director at Esplora Interactive Science Centre in Malta, the 2023 Ecsite Conference host, shares what's keeping him entertained.

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