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23 September 2011 - 24 August 2012
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

This fun and interactive science exhibition reveals the wonderful world of plants and shows how they interact with people, animals, insects and each other. The exhibition explains how we user plants in our daily lives often without realising it, and how they are essential for the world’s survival.

10 November 2011 - 26 November 2011
Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza
via Coroglio 104
Naples
Italy
IT

Futuro Remoto 2011: “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”. From November 11th at Città della Scienza! Futuro Remoto is the Annual multimedia event in Naples visited by more than 60.000 visitors every year.

9 November 2011
Fondazione Idis-Città della Scienza
Via Coroglio 104
80124 Naples
Italy
IT

World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated each year on 10 November. Città della Scienza as an “ONG in relation with Unesco”, takes part to this initiative in particular for what concern Naples activities. The event will involve all actors (universities, NGOs, CVOs, etc) who work in international cooperation contributing to peace and development processes. The Day will have a particular relevance in Naples since it has been considered as a crossroad of different cultures and civilizations and the city will be involved in great international events, which will be hosted in Naples, such as the World Urban Forum in 2012 and the Forum of Cultures in 2013.

31 October 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, conferences Center Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is launching the Intel-BASEF competition taking place during March, 2012 in an open ceremony, where the event will be publically introduced, accompanied by success stories from the previous Intel-BASEF competitions. The Intel-BASEF is a competition where participants prepare a project or research, in any subject of their choice from 17 science fields.

23 September 2011 - 29 November 2011
Polo Museale - Science Museum - Camerino University
Piazza dei Costanti, 7
62032 Camerino
Italy
IT

The exhibition “The Black Dragon Song” (Singing Insects), produced by the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung (Taiwan), will be on display from September 24th to November 30th, 2011 at the Science Museum, Crivelli Hall, Polo Museale of Camerino University. “The Black Dragon Song” uses recycled and recyclable materials and through multimedia such as animations and games, the exhibition will illustrate the ecological and cultural importance of all singing insects. The exhibition features hypertexts and multimedia files, which will explain how the insects’ sound production mechanisms

2 December 2011 - 3 December 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center (PSC) is organizing the second Women in Science Conference (WIS 2011) on 3 and 4 December 2011 at the BA Conference Center. This Conference is the first that the BA organizes after the 25th January Revolution to raise awareness regarding the importance of science and technology, and it shall also tackle the related issues of sustainable development and job creation. The Conference celebrates the centennial of Marie Curie’s Nobel Prize in 1911, setting Curie as a model for 21st century young researchers.

14 September 2011
Eureka! - The National Children's Museum
Discovery Road
HX1 2NE Halifax
United Kingdom
GB

The Chairman and Trustees of ASDC are delighted to invite you to ASDC’s first Annual Conference on Thursday, 15 September 2011, at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax. The conference is supported by the Wellcome Trust, and runs alongside the British Science Festival – just ten minutes away by train in Bradford.

7 September 2011
Camerino University Science Museum
Piazza dei Costanti, 7
62032 Camerino
Italy
IT

Come to know our didactic laboratories scheduled for the next year! The Science Museum and the Botanical gardens “Carmela Cortini” of the University of Camerino, in collaboration with the Pinacoteca e Museo civici and Museo Arcidiocesano “G. Boccanera”, open their doors to school teachers to show their didactic activities, temporary exhibitions and events scheduled for 2011/2012. Enjoy yourself discovering our laboratories, expositions end events!

Camerino, Convento San Domenico, September 8 2011 – 9.00 a.m.

http://web.unicam.it/museodellescienze/

5 August 2011 - 26 August 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is hosting the “ Think Green” program to help in the environmental education of the children and youth.

9 July 2011 - 27 July 2011
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

the PSC Summer Program includes a unique workshop about the secrets of the legendary ancient Egyptians.In the first part, children learn the mummification process using a human model, know the chemical materials used during the process and make a canopy jars. In the second part, children will make a tomb model and discover the ancient Egyptian chemical elements as well as the different types of dyes.The target age is 6-11 years.

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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 recommendations that emerged from an engaging exploration of brain-machine interfaces

NorthernLight Design 8 February 2018
copyright NorthernLight

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.

NorthernLight Design 8 February 2018
Dare to Discover | A VR journey

NorthernLight has been responsible for the concept, design and creative direction of the interior, identity and Virtual Reality experience of the spectacular VR time trip ‘Dare to Discover’, which will open at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam this December. The VR can be seen on board of the VOC ship ‘Amsterdam’ and takes you back to the Golden Age.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 8 February 2018

In August 2017 we were contracted to design and build interactives for KIDS AT WORK in Hamburg, which was officially opened to the public on January 20, 2018.

KIDS AT WORK is a stimulating, hands-on learning experience for children that inspires imagination, curiosity, creativity and the love of learning through play, while at the same time providing a relaxing environment for their guardians.

>> see: http://kidsatwork.com/en

Tycho Brahe Planetarium 6 February 2018
"Made in Space" - a new inclusive exhibition about astrophysics

In a new exhibition at Tycho Brahe Planetarium in Copenhagen, Denmark we invite a diverse group of visitors to ask the question – what am I? To answer this question, they must go on a journey through the Universe in search of the elements that make up life.

NorthernLight Design 26 January 2018

The new travelling exhibition “Knights and Castles”, designed by NorthernLight, takes a new and refreshing look at the Middle Ages. As the exhibition will travel through Europe, it symbolically links the life of people in today’s Europe to their shared medieval history. The exhibition has been commissioned by Museon, LVR Landesmuseum Bonn and Valkhof Museum. Museon is the first museum to host the exhibition, in the autumn of 2017.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 26 January 2018

In November 2016 we were contracted to design, develop and fabricate two-thirds of the new interactive exhibits for the TŪHURA Otago Community Trust Science Centre, the redevelopment of Otago Museum’s former Discovery World Tropical Forest.
TŪHURA also encompasses the digitally interactive Beautiful Science Gallery, the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium and the refreshed Tropical Forest butterfly house.
TŪHURA inspires curiosity and encourages the next generation of young New Zealanders to take an interest in the world around them, since its opening in December 2017.

Glasgow Science Centre 25 January 2018

A video initiative led by the Glasgow Science Centre, showcasing female science centre staff from across the world as positive role models to inspire women and girls to #ChooseScience.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 25 January 2018

Several fellowships are available at CERN, Switzerland. Spotted: Communications Officer at the EU Projects Office, Social Media Officer, Full-stack web developer. Apply by 5 March, 23:59 CET.

Innovatum Science Center 24 January 2018
The model of the International Space Station. Photo courtesy of Innovatum Science Center

Since the end of 2017, visitors at Innovatum Science Center can explore a new exhibition dedicated to Space! The formal opening was celebrated in the presence of 200 children and partners on the 18th of December, and a formidable duo of tiny astronauts did the honours during the ribbon-cutting ceremony!

Among the special exhibits on offer, a rocket allows visitors to send their name into Space and a model of the International Space Station (ISS) is on display to bring the largest-ever international scientific venture closer to the public’s imagination.

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