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Esplora Interactive Science Centre 27 May 2013

We are pleased to announce that the Malta Council for Science and Technology is issuing a Call for Tenders for the provision of a Unique and Bespoke Brand Identity. The Malta Council for Science and Technology will commission a reputable individual or firm to perform tasks as specified in the Call for Tenders dossier.

Interested bidders are to submit a proposal clearly marked “MCST/21/2012: Call for Tenders for the Provision of the Creation of a Unique and Bespoke Brand Identity for the National Interactive Science Centre, Malta”.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 27 May 2013

Intel BASEF is an annual scientific competition, organized by the Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, for youths ages 14—18 years. Participants receive training in research and presentation skills through a comprehensive program conducted by the PSC team. Moreover, they receive technical and financial support during conducting their researches. Finally, they present their projects’ findings under 17 science and humanities themes.

Scitech 16 May 2013

Scitech’s Playing with Light exhibition has won the inaugural Creative Science Exhibit award at the annual Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centers (ASPAC) conference hosted at the National Science Museum in Daejeon, South Korea.

The award honours an exhibition that effectively realises science popularisation in a creative way.

Esplora Interactive Science Centre 15 May 2013

We are pleased to announce that a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire for the exhibition within the Ground floor of the Main Exhibition building has been issued and can be found; https://secure2.gov.mt/eprocurement/tender-details?l=1&tid=8778CF5BE173456C500859E1051EE13BA64D8D1AD8108B5E

Should you wish to participate, you are kindly requested to submit a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. Further information can be found within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire document.

Amcsti 3 May 2013

Many cultural institutions carry proposals of mediation with the public which include exchanges between artists and scientists. These projects may be motivated by a specific opportunity or a particular meeting, but they can also be included in a longer-term objective: using a different perspective on science, a sensitive eye, offset, and often poetic imagination.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 17 April 2013

Dr. Farouk El-Baz is Director of the Center for Remote Sensing and Research Professor at the Departments of Archaeology and Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Associated Faculty at the Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, Boston, MA, U.S.A. He also serves as faculty advisor to two Boston University student organizations: the “1001 Wells for Darfur,” and the “Egyptian Club.” As a part of the Science Festivity organized by the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) during this month (April 2013), Dr.

Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre 6 April 2013

From March 17-19, 2014, Technopolis®, the Flemish science centre (Mechelen, Belgium), in cooperation with the Museum of Natural Sciences (Brussels, Belgium), will host the Science Centre World Summit 2014: Public Engagement for a Better World.

There have been Science Centre World congresses organized on every continent since 1996. Now is the time to rethink the concept and respond to the challenges of our time. Science centers are well established as a networked, professional community.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 5 March 2013

One of Europe’s largest and pioneering science engagement institutions, Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza, was destroyed by fire on 4 March 2013 in Naples, Italy. The event marks a significant loss to Europe’s science communication field.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 26 December 2012

Do you know the Theory of 21 December 2012 end of time?

On Thursday, 20 December 2012, the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) held a lecture discussing the Theory of End of Time & the Mayan’s Calendar, at the Planetarium theater.

Mr. JAMES D. EDGAR, an overseas traveler, who is fascinated by mythology and ancient civilizations, presented a unique presentation offering a non-academic introduction to Mayan cosmology, mythology and symbolism, drawing on historical elements. Also, the Center’s Astrologist, Dr.

Copernicus Science Centre 7 December 2012

The final Science: it’s a Girl Thing! Gender Day happened at Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, Poland, 5 December 2012. This event challenged the popular stereotypes and proved that science is not all about older men in glasses.

The Polish Gender Day aimed at promoting exact sciences among women as a choice for professional career and breaking the stereotypes linked to the traditional division of career paths into typically male and female ones.