fbpx Members news & events | Ecsite

Members news & events

Get a glimpse of activities and events hosted by Ecsite members and hear their latest news...

Events

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.

8 July 2019 - 10 July 2019
Wellcome Genome Campus CB10 1SA Hinxton
United Kingdom
GB
Course location photo

The Public Engagement Masterclass at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, UK, is now in its fourth year and supports researchers from all disciplines who aspire to be research leaders in their fields and establish a reputation for quality, embedded public engagement in the context of their research portfolio.

The course will take place from 8 - 10 July 2019, and applications close on 16 April 2019.

6 April 2019 - 23 April 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB

Whether you prefer a Mars or a Milky Way, Life Science Centre is a feast for the whole Galaxy this Easter and children go free* until 6 May 2019!

Highlights of what is included with admission:

It wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate, so enjoy a scrumptious scientific chocolate demonstration that puts your senses to the test!

Join us for the Big Drop Challenge: you will have a few minutes and an array of materials to create a contraption that will be dropped from a great height. Will it float, spin, tumble or fly?

2 February 2019 - 6 April 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
A couple by Museum of the Moon

It has created a sensation across the world and now Museum of the Moon will shine in Life Science Centre in Newcastle from 2 February until 6 May 2019.

The seven-metre-wide spherical artwork, created by UK artist Luke Jerram, is suspended in the air and displays NASA imagery of the lunar surface. This allows visitors to explore the Moon’s surface in incredible detail – without ever stepping foot off the planet.

11 March 2019 - 17 March 2019
Academy of Sciences
Národní 1009/3
110 00 Prague
Czech Republic
CZ
Week of the Brain

Týden mozku (Week of the Brain) is a unique cycle of lectures on the newest discoveries and trends in brain research and neuroscience, which is a part of the Brain Awareness Week (BAW), the world's largest public awareness campaign on the success and benefits of brain research. The Week of the Brain in the Czech Republic was initiated and established by the Czech neuroscientist, Professor Josef Syka in 1998.

www.tydenmozku.cz

12 March 2019 - 13 March 2019
Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer
BOULEVARD SAINTE BEUVE
62200 BOULOGNE SUR MER
France
FR

Nausicaá, National Sea Centre in France, will host an international conference about Responsible Research, Innovation, Science and Society on 12-13 March 2019 in the framework of the MARINA project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union.

20 February 2019 - 19 May 2019
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore 21
20123 Milan
Italy
IT

On display for the first time in Italy the works of the Dutch
artist Theo Jansen, known for his kinetic sculptures called
Strandbeests. The international critic defines him as
"a modern Leonardo da Vinci".
These huge beach animals move with the force of the wind.
Thanks to primitive sensors they are able to evolve, with
one unique purpose: survival.

27 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
Hiša eksperimentov (House of experiments)
Trubarjeva 39
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI
Creating new ScShow

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

Pages

News

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.

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.

phaeno gGmbH 14 February 2020
Human Interface Award

Human Interface Award
sponsored by the Science Center phaeno in Wolfsburg, Germany

As part of this year's Phaenomenale festival (www.phaenomenale.com), a prize will be awarded for the second time in the category

Human Interface.

International Centre for Life 21 October 2019

The 'Chair’s Award for Outstanding Achievement’ was presented to Linda Conlon in Toronto, Canada, at the annual conference for the Association of Science and Technology Centres (ASTC)

FRida & freD - The Graz Children's Museum, Universalmuseum Joanneum GmbH 15 October 2019

The Centre will open its doors on 19 October 2019 and it will be a key fixture regarding technology and engagement in the province of Styria.

Copernicus Science Centre 14 October 2019

Registrations are now open for the 3rd International Conference on Learning in STEM. This edition will take place at the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, Poland. It will be held on 21 -22 November and the central theme will be Power(lessness) of Objects in STEM Discovery. The deadline for registration is 31 October 2019.

AHHAA Science Centre Foundation 9 October 2019

Science Centre AHHAA took part of an Erasmus+ KA2 strategic partnership project named Boosting Science Education at School. The partnership taught each other and learned how to spice up regular STEM school classes with engaging hands-on experiments. During 2 years, between October 2017 and October 2019, there were 4 trainings, one in each partnering country - Romania, Italy, Greece and Estonia.

Pavilion of Knowledge - Ciência Viva Science Centre 25 July 2019
75 children aged 10 to 14 pose for a group picture after their Moon Camp experience

75 children, aged from 10 to 14, experienced an adventure that they will never forget: ESERO Portugal gave them the opportunity to actually spend the night at the Pavilion of Knowledge, in a space environment especially built to celebrate the 20th of July 1969, when men first set foot upon the Moon. These lucky kids were assigned the mission of projecting a lunar village, with their own hands, and live a true space mission for one day. They were selected by their own teachers for having already presented space-related projects in their schools.

Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia 'Leonardo da Vinci' 10 July 2019
Book Cover - Behind the Exhibit: Displaying Science and Technology at World's Fairs and Museums in the Twentieth Century

We just published “Behind the Exhibit: Displaying Science and Technology at World’s Fairs and Museums in the Twentieth Century”, a book that examines scientific heritage and narratives in national and international exhibitions and science museums in the twentieth century.

Pages