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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.

23 May 2022 - 27 May 2022
Hiša eksperimentov (The 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

13 December 2021
wissens.wert.welt
Primoschgasse 3
9020 Klagenfurt
Austria
AT
MusiKUSS exhibition sneak peek with jukebox

Currently, many exciting stations await our visitors at the MusiKUSS hands-on exhibition: People can try, how sound is propagated or discover how hearing and singing actually work! Visitors paint their own piece of music with Kandinsky's colors or write their names with Mozart's music! They’ll play on our floor piano and learn about different genres and European music history along the way! Get more information here!

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News

Science & Society Research Group, Trinity College Dublin 19 December 2022

Mairéad Hurley, Assistant Professor in Science Education at Trinity College Dublin and member of the ACPC programme committee, shares what's keeping her entertained.

Sissa Medialab 3 November 2022

Future Visions on Science Communication will take place from 22nd to 24th November 2022 at the SISSA main campus in Via Bonomea 265, Trieste, Italy. All the events are free and open and will be streamed live.

More information, including the event programme can be found here.

European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) 25 March 2022

The EMBL is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, highly motivated Outreach & Public Engagement Officer to join the European Learning Laboratory for Life Sciences Team in Heidelberg, Germany.

Institute of Molecular Biotechnology GmbH/ Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology 10 September 2021

Vienna is calling! The Communications Department responsible for two research institutes on the Vienna BioCenter Campus is looking for an event manager and a communication officer. We offer competitive salaries and benefits such as onsite child-care facilities, special rates for private health insurance, training and further education, Jobticket, and an in-house cafeteria.

Montpellier University / Service Culture Scientifique 2 June 2021
Festival Sud de Sciences, 21-27 November

For the first time since its creation, the Festival Sud de Sciences is calling for films for its programming. The deadline for submissions is 21 June!

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 8 February 2021

​Are you an enthusiastic science communicator who feels comfortable performing in front of diverse audiences? Are you passionate about engaging visitors in science experiments and inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers? CERN are recruiting a Science Show Developer, deadline to apply is 15 March.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 1 February 2021

CERN offers an exciting opportunity to develop science learning activities in its major new project, Science Gateway. Deadline 15 March.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 18 January 2021

CERN is recruiting a creative-thinking Communications Officer with excellent communication skills. Deadline is 8 February.

Wellcome Genome Campus - Connecting Science 6 August 2020
Course location photo

Salary range: £45,500 to £64,000 (based on skills and experience)
Permanent position
Applications closing date: 31 August 2020

View the full role, including essential skills here.

Wellcome Genome Campus - Connecting Science 18 July 2020
Course location photo

Salary range: £26,794-£32,108
Permanent position
Applications closing date: 17 August 2020

We have an exciting opportunity for an Education and Learning Officer to join our Wellcome Genome Campus Public Engagement team. You will play a key role in co-ordinating and delivering the Wellcome Genome Campus education and learning programme, supporting involvement of staff and students from the world leading Wellcome Sanger Institute and European Bioinformatics Institute.

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