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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.

25 May 2019
Raumschiff - The Maker-Space for Astronomy
Am Wasser 4
8600 Duebendorf
Switzerland
CH
BastelMix from low- to high-tech professional development workshop

Computational creatures: BastelMix from low- to high-tech

Join us for a day long tinkering workshop with Ryan Jenkins of Wonderful Idea Co at Raumschiff - the Maker-Space (not only) for Astronomy in Zurich.

6 April 2019 - 23 April 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB

Whether you prefer a Mars or a Milky Way, Life Science Centre is a feast for the whole Galaxy this Easter and children go free* until 6 May 2019!

Highlights of what is included with admission:

It wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate, so enjoy a scrumptious scientific chocolate demonstration that puts your senses to the test!

Join us for the Big Drop Challenge: you will have a few minutes and an array of materials to create a contraption that will be dropped from a great height. Will it float, spin, tumble or fly?

2 February 2019 - 6 April 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
A couple by Museum of the Moon

It has created a sensation across the world and now Museum of the Moon will shine in Life Science Centre in Newcastle from 2 February until 6 May 2019.

The seven-metre-wide spherical artwork, created by UK artist Luke Jerram, is suspended in the air and displays NASA imagery of the lunar surface. This allows visitors to explore the Moon’s surface in incredible detail – without ever stepping foot off the planet.

11 March 2019 - 17 March 2019
Academy of Sciences
Národní 1009/3
110 00 Prague
Czech Republic
CZ
Week of the Brain

Týden mozku (Week of the Brain) is a unique cycle of lectures on the newest discoveries and trends in brain research and neuroscience, which is a part of the Brain Awareness Week (BAW), the world's largest public awareness campaign on the success and benefits of brain research. The Week of the Brain in the Czech Republic was initiated and established by the Czech neuroscientist, Professor Josef Syka in 1998.

www.tydenmozku.cz

20 February 2019 - 19 May 2019
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore 21
20123 Milan
Italy
IT

On display for the first time in Italy the works of the Dutch
artist Theo Jansen, known for his kinetic sculptures called
Strandbeests. The international critic defines him as
"a modern Leonardo da Vinci".
These huge beach animals move with the force of the wind.
Thanks to primitive sensors they are able to evolve, with
one unique purpose: survival.

27 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
Hiša eksperimentov (House of experiments)
Trubarjeva 39
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI
Creating new ScShow

If you are producing and/or performing Science Shows (or you have such intents) attending the INSPIRE workshop is a must

21 October 2018 - 1 September 2019
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

Imagine setting off for a new planet – how fantastic would that be! Space Travel gives you the chance to train for the long years of space travel, be an astronaut on board your own spacecraft, and prepare the new planet for the arrival of future residents from Earth.

The exhibition takes you right inside the world of space travel and science. Raise your eyes to the stars and let your space odyssey begin!

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News

Bialystok University of Technology 12 March 2018
NANO2ALL multi-stakeholder dialogue participants at the Bialystok University of Technology, Poland

We need wider access to knowledge about socially responsible nanotechnology innovations dedicated to citizens, said nanotextile stakeholders in dialogue event.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 25 January 2018

Several fellowships are available at CERN, Switzerland. Spotted: Communications Officer at the EU Projects Office, Social Media Officer, Full-stack web developer. Apply by 5 March, 23:59 CET.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 5 September 2017
CERN logo

At CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. Apply by 24 September.

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.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 10 May 2017
CERN logo

CERN is offering an open job position for a Science Writer in their International Relations (IR) Sector, Education, Communication & Outreach (ECO) Group.

For five years this person will play a key role in CERN's print and digital publications, showcasing developments in the particle physics community in the media and to the general public.

Functions include writing and editing content for communication projects, liaising with the CERN and particle physics community and advising international contributors on the readability and scientific accuracy of content.

Montpellier University / Service Culture Scientifique 6 March 2017
world teddy bears

The Science Dissemination Department of Montpellier University leads an original program about natural sciences and biodiversity. Briefly, we use soft toys to teach the methods of scientific observation and morphological classification in a "learning by doing" analogy with nature and give tribute to the great scientific expeditions of the 18th and 19th centuries.

 

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 19 July 2016
TEDxCERN

CERN will host its 4th edition of TEDxCERN on Saturday 5 November 2016. All you need to become a webcast partner is a suitable location.

Montpellier University / Service Culture Scientifique 29 April 2016
plush toy bear

Books, stories and objects of real / imaginary bears wanted...

Sissa Medialab 25 March 2016
JCOM Masterclasses

Registration and grant application are open for the third edition of JCOM Masterclasses, the short, intensive international training courses to empower museum staff, scientists, senior-middle managers of cultural institutions and other professionals to communicate science through different media to various audiences.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 15 February 2016

Website Manager (apply by 24 February) and Front-end web developer (apply by 1 March). Based in Switzerland

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