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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.

2 November 2020 - 8 November 2020
Czech Republic Prague and others
Czech Republic
CZ

The Week of Science and Technology is the most extensive science festival in the Czech Republic. The 2020 Week of Science and Technology will run from 2-8 November 2020. We sincerely invite you to come! But this year because of pandemic time, we are running online!!!

The programme for the Week of Science and Technology of the Czech Academy of Sciences offers events all over the Czech Republic – in every regional seat and many other places.

11 November 2019 - 17 November 2019
Czech Republic Prague and others
Czech Republic
CZ

The Week of Science and Technology is the most extensive science festival in the Czech Republic. The 2019 Week of Science and Technology will run from 11-17 November 2019. We sincerely invite you to come!

The programme for the Week of Science and Technology of the Czech Academy of Sciences offers events all over the Czech Republic – in every regional seat and many other places.

6 June 2019 - 8 June 2019
PVA Letnany Prague
Czech Republic
CZ

The Science Fair is the largest popular science event in the Czech Republic, which has been organized annually since 2015 by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. It shows science in all its forms and offers to visitors the most interesting things from the world of natural, technical, humanities and social sciences. It presents science and research as a fascinating and essential branch of human activity. Visitors will experience science first-hand through interactive exhibits, models, mobile laboratories and practical workshops.

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.

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News

Naturalis Biodiversity Center, CosmoCaixa, "la Caixa" Banking Foundation 7 May 2021
Naturalis Biodiversity Center, winners of EMYA2021 - photo credit: Naturalis

Two Ecsite members, Naturalis (Leiden, the Netherlands) and CosmoCaixa (Barcelona, Spain) have won prizes at the European Museum of the Year Awards. Futurium (Berlin, Germany) also received a Special Commendation. Congratulations to them all!

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 12 February 2021

A 17,000-year-old conch shell that lay forgotten for more than 80 years in a museum collection has been discovered to be the oldest known wind instrument of its type.

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.

BIOTOPIA - Naturkundemuseum Bayern 30 October 2019

BIOTOPIA – a new type of museum for the life sciences currently under planning in Munich, Germany – will explore sensory perception from the intersectional and interspecies perspective of biology, neurosciences, arts, design, and culture at the SENSE Festival, taking place at the stunning surroundings of Nymphenburg Castle in Munich on June 21, 2020.

Through an OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPATION, we are seeking innovative, inspiring and audience-engaging works of all genres and approaches to be included in the festival.

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences 11 October 2019

Job vacancy at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences !

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences is hiring a Programming and Museography Manager (MUSEX) (m/f/x)

Deadline for applications is October 20 2019.

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona 21 June 2019

Elisabeth Rasekoala, Chemical Engineer, and president of African Gong, wins the Nat Award, granted by the Natural Science Museum of Barcelona, for her struggle in favor of diversity, socio-cultural and gender inclusion in the dissemination, learning and practice of science in Africa.

Pavilion of Knowledge - Ciência Viva Science Centre , Science Center Netzwerk, Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Haus Der Musik BetriebsgesmbH, wissens.wert.welt 13 September 2018
Gago Conference Logo

As part of Ecsite's advocacy efforts, the second edition of the Gago Conference will take place in Vienna (Austria) on 21 September 2018 on the theme of “Science, society and policy towards a Europe of knowledge: On the role of science engagement in Horizon Europe.”

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Barcelona Ciència - Institut de Cultura de Barcelona 4 June 2018

Hosted on 14-16 November by the Natural Sciences Museum of Barcelona and Barcelona Ciència in Barcelona, Spain. Senior Managers of Ecsite Full member organisations will be coming together for 2.5 days of networking, high-profile talks and workshops and peer learning.

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Barcelona Ciència - Institut de Cultura de Barcelona 11 October 2017

The Ecsite Board just chose Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona as the host of the next Directors Forum, to be held on 14-16 November 2018.

The Natural History Museum 26 July 2017

At the Natural History Museum in London. A female blue whale Hope is the new star of the reimagined Hintze Hall of the museum.

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