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Events

1 February 2024 - 2 February 2024
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie
10 avenue Corentin Cariou
75019 Paris
France
FR

International Symposium - 1st & 2nd February

Cultural offer for children evolves rapidly, as does our society. Let's put our heads together to find new ways of supporting the development of children aged 2 to 10, so that they can flourish and meet the challenges that lie ahead. The conference will be chaired by Brune Bottero, journalist, youth science communicator and podcast author.

12 March 2023 - 14 March 2023
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The BA Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Library’s Science and Engineering Fair (BASEF) for the eighteenth consecutive year, to foster innovative and talented young people at the pre-university level. It runs from Sunday to Tuesday, 12 – 14 March 2023.

29 January 2023 - 31 January 2023
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in cooperation with TechnoFuture Egypt, is organizing the FIRST® LEGO® League Explore for the eighteenth consecutive year in Egypt, for children aged 6 – 10, from 29 – 31 January 2023.

More than 2,400 children will compete in this year’s tournament, representing 400 teams from 18 Egyptian governorates, with the participation of around 65 judges for the evaluation of projects, and more than 160 volunteers for the organization of the event.

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.

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News

Universcience 25 January 2024

From 3 to 9 December 2023, Universcience organised, in partnership with the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and in scientific partnership with the French National Institute for Sport, Expertise and Performance (INSEP), the fourth edition of the residency for young international scientific talent, dedicated to the theme of "sport & science" for this Olympic year. This residency was officially certified “Cultural Olympiad” by Paris 2024.

Universcience 23 October 2023

Universcience welcomed on 6-8 October 2023 four Ecsite members at La Cité des sciences et de l’industrie in Paris for its “Fête de la science” (science festival). On the road to the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic games of Paris, the festival explored the links between sport and science (health, body, performance, neurosciences, social sciences) with a doorway to Europe and the world. The audience had the opportunity to discover the best science shows related to sport and science!

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 June 2023

The Closing Ceremony of FIRST LEGO League Challenge and FIRST TECH Challenge Competitions

The BA Planetarium Science Center organized the closing ceremony of the FIRST LEGO League Challenge and the FIRST TECH Challenge competitions, in collaboration with TECHNOFuture - Egypt.

The ceremony witnessed the announcement of the winning teams who took home the major prizes in both competitions, including the PSC teams who were awarded the first and third places.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 June 2023

Egyptian Team Wins International Science and Engineering Awards

The Egyptian team, affiliated to the BA Planetarium Science Center (PSC), took part in the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), held this year in Texas, USA, from 13 to 19 May 2023.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 June 2023

The PSC is organizing a number of workshops that encourage school students’ groups to explore their creativity and help them find out how to use it in their life; all the while enriching their knowledge. In our workshops, students are able to interact with each other and with world around them in an exciting and entertaining manner; they are graduated to have a blast!

First Semester Workshops Schedule

Esplora Interactive Science Centre 3 May 2023

During a press conference, Parliamentary Secretary for Youth, Research and Innovation Keith Azzopardi Tanti announced the launch of the Second Edition of the National STEM Awards.

The National STEM Awards aims to acknowledge and honour the far-reaching contribution made by individuals and organisations in Malta through engaging and inspiring others to collaboratively prioritise Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, better known as STEM.

Copernicus Science Centre 12 April 2023

Discover the Copernican Revolution Lab, a place for research and development. A place where, together with our partners, we create new exhibitions, exhibits, educational aids and scenarios, interdisciplinary projects, and events.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 23 March 2023

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Mid-year Program for students of ages 4-16 years old, during the period from 29 January to 9 February 2023.

The program includes workshops, scientific lectures, 12D shows, and others.

Online registration will open from Tuesday, 24th of January 2023 till all places are reserved.

Science programs

«Dino Adventure» for KG groups: (Target Age: 4-6 years old).

«Scientists Stories» for A groups: (Target Age: 6-9 years old).

«Earth Trip» for B groups: (Target Age: 9-12 years old).

Esplora Interactive Science Centre 22 February 2023

The second edition of the National STEM Community Fund has been launched, which will enable eligible organisations to carry out community-based STEM-related projects within the community. Organisations who engage with a researcher or STEM professional for such projects can receive up to a maximum of €8,000 per project.

To read this Press Release kindly click here: https://www.gov.mt/en/Government/DOI/Press%20Releases/Pages/2023/02/02/p...

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