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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

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
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Improving our work with and for marginalised groups of adult migrants and refugees.

14 April 2019 - 3 November 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völkinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75-79
66333 Völklingen , SL
Germany
Saarland DE
Mardi Noir | Unfallschutz 2019

Every two years, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site’s UrbanArt Biennale® showcases the most recent developments and trends in international urban art. It is the largest urban art project in the world.

More than 400,000 people have visited the biennale since it was first held in 2011, and nearly 300 renowned urban artists, including Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Futura, have exhibited their work at Völklinger Hütte.

27 April 2019 - 19 May 2019
City of Science Catania
Italy
IT

The exhibition Let's give the numbers! - A 3D journey through Fingers, Dice and Data: a fascinating interactive exhibition to discover the world of mathematics and numbers through games and stories. Figures, data, averages, errors, surveys, risk assessments: today we are called to deal more and more with the numbers and even if we can delegate these concerns to others, learning to use and understand the numbers helps us to orient ourselves in the world and take conscious decisions.

25 May 2019 - 4 September 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
People playing agmes

Game On 2.0 explores the vibrant history, culture and future of gaming, entertainment and technology through more than 150 playable games.

Visitors can play a range of games from arcade classics to modern favourites, including fun party games, such as Rock Band 3.

The exhibition also explores the latest developments in gaming, including how virtual reality is creating ever-more immersive gaming experiences.

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News

Science Projects 31 March 2017
Maths Exhibit Prototyping Seminar

Five years after hosting an Exhibit Prototyping Conference, we were delighted to once again provide the venue for another exhibit development event. This time the interactive exhibits were based around a common theme - Maths. We were joined by representatives from ten science centres in Norway and had two busy days, building, testing, tinkering and developing ideas into great exhibits. Alongside the prototyping there were presentations and discussions on elements that make up a good interactive exhibit, and how to achieve best practices in exhibit design, development and evaluation.

Science Projects 31 January 2017
The Beach, at Experimentarium

Experimentarium has re-opened its doors after a major refurbishment, revealing an impressive 11,500 square metres of exhibition space which includes “the World’s first interactive cinema", “an enormous roof terrace for open-air activities” and 16 interactive exhibitions. We had the privilege of working with the Danish science centre on the design, build and installation of their indoor water exhibition.

European Space Agency - ESA 3 November 2016

The next Ecsite Space Group Annual Meeting will be held at the ESA/European Astronaut Centre (EAC), in Cologne, Germany, on 8–­­9 December.

One of the goals of the space group is to exchange ideas and design collaborative projects among its more than 100 members, to better share European space activities with the general public.

The Space group is led by Marc Moutin, Director of Exhibitions at Cité de l’Espace, Toulouse, France; Ana Noronha, Executive Director of Ciência Viva, Lisbon, Portugal; and Maria Menendez, Head of ESA Corporate Exhibitions and Events.

European Space Agency - ESA 18 October 2016

After travelling 496 million kilometers, ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter arrival and Schiaparelli landing on Mars will happen tomorrow. The European Space Agency will do a live coverage starting 15h CEST. You can find all the details below.

European Space Agency - ESA 13 October 2016
Copyright ESA/ATG medialab

The ExoMars 2016 mission will enter orbit around the Red Planet on 19 October. At the same time, its Schiaparelli lander will descend to the surface. One of the most crucial moments will be the moment of landing, set for 14:48:11 UTC (16:48:11 CEST) on 19 October. To be ready for that, you can find below a detailed schedule of the event programme as well as resources that the European Space Agency has made available. Be ready for this upcoming rendez vous, this time with the red planet.

European Space Agency - ESA 7 October 2016

Join us for our annual meeting at the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne on 8 and 9 December. Don't miss this unique opportunity of joining the space group participants to share exciting news about the future of teh ESA programmes, have a sneak peek of the new toolkit The International Space Station: Living and working in Space nad of sharing your space project with other peers. The highlight of this meeting will be the visit to the facilities, considered as a centre of excellence for astronaut selection, training, medical support and surveillance, as well as support of astronauts and their families during preparation for and during flight.

European Space Agency - ESA 28 September 2016

Rosetta grand finale is fast approaching! Check out the timetable of the extensive coverage that ESA has prepared and download the Rosetta toolkit with workshops, events and exhibition elements to be ready to this once in a lifetime event.

European Space Agency - ESA 6 September 2016

The London Science Museum will host a two-day space conference on September 14 and 15. During the conference, participants will have the chance to join ESA and international experts, both from within but also from outside the Space field, to explore and learn how research in the unique environment of space is creating opportunities to meet key challenges on Earth.

European Space Agency - ESA 24 August 2016
Copyright ESA/D. O'Donnell

On 10 September citizens from 22 European countries will participate in the first Citizens’ Debate on Space for Europe. You will have the opportunity to learn, debate, have your say and participate by suggesting priorities on all aspects of current and future space programmes. Don't miss this amazing opportunity and share it with your network!

Museum of London 29 July 2016
© Museum of London / Stanton Williams

Architects Stanton Williams and Asif Khan were selected from a shortlist of six architectural teams to work on a concept for the Museum of London's relocation to a former market in West Smithfield.

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