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18 February 2011
Continium – Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

On Saturday, the 19th of February 2011, the Benelux Finale of the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) will take place in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL). Over 300 teams of children between 8 and 15 participated in the various regional finales of the FLL in the Netherlands and Belgium. Of these 300 eams eventually 40 teams managed to place themselves for the grand Benelux Finale. They will prepare their selfbuild robots for the challenge of making it to the Europena Finale.

5 November 2010 - 8 May 2011
Scitech
Sutherland Street
Perth
Australia
AU

Picture 20,000 individual LED lights illuminating a tunnel that you can walk through. Now imagine being able to manipulate those lights to follow your every movement.

19 November 2010 - 5 March 2011
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
NL-2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

This year’s winning and commended images are on show at Museon. More than 100 prize-winning photographs from 18 competition categories are displayed in large format.

6 December 2010 - 8 December 2010
Biliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

More than 120 participants from 10 Arab countries are scheduled to participate in Intel Science Competition Arab World (ISC-AW), which is the Arabic version of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in the United States every year (Intel ISEF). Contestants from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia und the United Arab Emirates will showcase their distinguished science projects in various scientific and social specializations to compete for financial awards totaling $20,000 and scholarships from top Arab universities.

23 April 2010 - 24 April 2010
Archeoclub Camerino
Italy
IT

“Courtyards in bloom” has been organized by Archeoclub – Camerino section, in collaboration with the University Natural Science Museum, the Civic Museum, The University Botanical Garden, the Municipality and the Local Trade Association.

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News

Wellcome Collection 25 July 2017
Credit: Garden gnome - Julie Carr, image courtesy of Wellcome Collection

At the Wellcome Collection, London. A crowdsourced exhibition that tells stories of our relationship to the natural world.

Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2) 25 July 2017
Preliminary results - dialogue in Spain - nano2all

Read the preliminary results of the citizen dialogue held in Spain in the framework of the NANO2ALL project.

MUSE - Museo delle Scienze 25 July 2017
Preliminary results - dialogue in Italy - nano2all

Read the preliminary results of the citizen dialogue held in Italy in the framework of the NANO2ALL project.

International Centre for Life 17 July 2017

At the Centre for Life, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK).

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 17 July 2017

We expect to have science communication opportunities in CERN’s Education, Communications and Outreach group in late 2017 and early 2018. Apply now to add your details to the database of potential candidates.

Science Center Netzwerk, FRida & freD - The Graz Children's Museum, Universalmuseum Joanneum GmbH 13 July 2017
2016 Ecsite Annual Conference hosts receiving conference award

The Graz host team (children’s museum FRida & freD, Universalmuseum Joanneum, Science Center Netzwerk) of the Ecsite Conference 2016 “Colours of Cooperation” won the Congress Award from the City of Graz in the category… innovative and very special conference!

The Natural History Museum 13 July 2017
Blue whale in Hintze Hall © The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London [2017]. All rights reserved.

The species the world decided to save is chosen to star in the Natural History Museum's famous main gallery.

Science Museum Group 6 July 2017
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At Science Museum Group, UK. Apply by 30 July.

Copernicus Science Centre 6 July 2017
Melania Trump at the Copernicus Science Centre with Director Robert Firmhofer, 6 July 2017. Credit A. Steifer

Mrs Trump was in Poland on the occasion of President Donald Trump's official visit to the country. At the Copernicus Science Centre, Melania Trump and Poland’s First Lady, Agata Kornhauser–Duda participated in activities connected with acquiring digital competences.

Miraikan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation 3 July 2017
Science Centre World Summit, 15-17 November, Tokyo, Japan. #SCWS2017

Science centre world leaders will be getting together on 15-17 November in Tokyo for the 2017 Science Centre World Summit, hosted by Miraikan, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. The early bird rate ends on 15 July. Register now

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