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24 November 2014 - 30 May 2015
Science Museum of Camerino University - Museum System
Piazza dei Costanti, 7
62032 Camerino

The Science Museum – Museum System of Camerino University presented on November 25th the exhibition “Rosetta, la cometa e i segreti del cosmo” (Rosetta, the comet and cosmos secrets), which will remain open until the end of May 2015. Rosetta probe mission and scientific experience with its lander module Philae will be shown by interactive panels from ECSITE Space Group, ESA and our University. Trying to answer some questions about “dirty snowballs”, the origin of life on Earth, the cosmos exploration, and much more, will also be presented multimedia applications, videos, animations and exhi

23 May 2015 - 3 January 2016
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Life is delighted to host Game On 2.0, the biggest collection of playable computer games in the world!

From Sonic to Samus, Mario to Minecraft, Game On 2.0 is the world’s most comprehensive collection of computer games from the past 60 years. This major international exhibition is coming to Newcastle’s Life Science Centre in May 2015. Enjoy more than 100 playable games and explore the history and culture of gaming throughout the years. Retro-lovers can indulge in arcade classics such as Pac-Man, and more modern games such as Rock Band and Halo 3 are also available to play.

2 April 2015
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Experiment Zone is a brand new experience at Life Science Centre that encourages visitors to think and experiment like real scientists. They can explore how real science is done; carry out practical experiments using proper tools and materials and meet real-life working scientists. Visitors can work on alone, in a team or enlist the help of Life’s Science Explainers. Experiment Zone is included in the admission price to the Science Centre.

18 November 2014 - 19 November 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) in collaboration with Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AAST) will hold the second local robotics competition in November 2014, “The Robotheca Alexandrina Olympiad (RAO)”. It comprises two categories, the Diver Robot and the Robofight.

The competition will stimulate and engage students in exploring their potential in engineering, IT, science, and math, as well as project management. Participants must have Basic knowledge of electronics & programming.

Specialized judges will assess teams’ performance.

3 November 2014 - 10 November 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

In cooperation with The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Planetarium Science Center and with the support of Mercedes-Benz as the main sponsor, the Goethe-Institut Alexandria presents the Science Film Festival 2014 in The Bibliotheca Alexandrina from 4-11 November 2014. The Science Film Festival, initiated by the Goethe-Institut in 2005, is a celebration of science communication. Targeting a young audience with excitingly well-designed science content, the Science Film Festival has grown considerably, becoming the largest event of its kind worldwide.

9 October 2014 - 5 September 2015
Stadhouderslaan 37
2517 HV The Hague

What did dinosaurs eat - and how do we know? Visitors are thrust into the world of dinosaur dining habits in this roaring spectacle of an exhibition. From the infamous flesh-eating T.rex to the plant munching Edmontosaurus , different dinosaurs ate different foods and often had unique ways of catching their dinner.

Life-size animatronic dinosaur heads, including the terrifying T.rex, show how the teeth and jaws move together to tear, grind and chew food.

2 September 2014 - 22 October 2014
Eugenides Foundation
Leoforos Siggrou 379 Paleo Faliro
175 64 Athens

The big exhibition for the Aegean Sea is moving to a new venue, the Planetarium of the Eugenides Foundation, from 3 September to 23 October 2014.

25 May 2014 - 7 September 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

The Planetarium Science Center is currently running its Summer Programfor the sixth successive year, and with a capacity over 2,000 students dstributed over 2 identical halves of the summer vacation duration. This is aiming to accomodate the public increasing demand, as the Program has grown to be very popular among students of all ages, starting from the Kindergarten stage up to high school (4 – 16 years).

20 June 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

The Eratosthenes Festivity has become an annual tradition that takes place every year on 21 June at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the city of Aswan. It is designed for preparatory school students, and includes a series of activities that revolve around the methodology Eratosthenes used in measuring the Earth’s circumference 2000 years ago.

On 21 June, the day of summer solstice, the 21st century school students conduct Eratosthenes’ experiment at the BA Plaza and in Aswan (Upper Egypt) to measure the circumference of the earth.

15 April 2014 - 16 April 2014
Library of Alexandria Alexandria

The Science Festivity comprises a Science Village built on the BA Plaza, where various workshops and activities, prepared by school students under the supervision of their teachers and university students, are displayed.



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

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.

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.

Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 2 December 2019

The European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity is looking for a Senior Officer on Ecosystem Assessments for its office at The French Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN) in Paris. Apply by 31 January 2020.