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Wellcome Genome Campus - Connecting Science 31 July 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus - Connecting Science

Wellcome Genome Campus Connecting Science is looking for a Senior Social Scientist to join the Society and Ethics Research group. Apply by 12 August. 

International Centre for Life 5 July 2018
Summer holidays at Life Science Centre

Families are invited to explore an activity trail through Life Science Centre’s blockbuster exhibition Robots – then and now this summer holidays as part of an action-packed day at the visitor attraction.

Filled with quizzes, games and activities, the Robots Activity Trail helps younger visitors to get as much out of Life’s new exhibition as their parents, as they explore 500 years of robotic discovery.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave 8 June 2018

At Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Leiden, Netherlands. A new treasure chamber of science and medicine.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, the Netherlands’ treasure chamber of science and medicine, has just reopened with a series of brand new permanent galleries and theatrical experiences showcasing a collection spanning five centuries of medical research and innovation. The museum has been named after Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738), one of the leading scientists in Europe in his day. He was an all-rounder: a skilled physician, anatomist, botanist, chemist, humanist and researcher.

Tekniska museet 8 June 2018

At Tekniska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden. Enter the world of computer games.

Play Beyond Play is a complete experience featuring game stations, imaginative game environments and workshops.

Nostalgia, amusement and advanced digital technology are brought together as we tell the story of Sweden’s computer game industry – one of the most globally widespread cultural forms. It is also an industry that is driving the development of digital technology at a rapid pace.

Universcience 8 June 2018

At Universcience, Paris, France. An exhibition that masters the power of fire. 

The exhibition Feu explores how humans have tried to control fire through time. This theme was chosen following a fire that took place in 2015 at the Cite des sciences et de l’Industrie. It was developed in partnership with Paris fire brigade.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 7 June 2018

What looks like an oversized walnut and has the same consistency as tofu? Surprisingly, it is the human brain. Despite its unusual appearance, we certainly should not underestimate this highly complex command centre in our head. It can perform incredible things – and even runs at full speed when we are sound asleep. Take a closer look at the fascinating world of the human brain! Hüttinger designed, developed and built Super Brain.

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Tycho Brahe Planetarium, Exploratório - Centro Ciência Viva de Coimbra 7 June 2018
Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards winning project, 2018: Made in Space exhibition at the Tycho Brahe Planetarium, Copenhagen, Denmark © Tycho Brahe Planetarium, pic. by Lars E Andreasen

The winners of the 2018 Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards have just been announced at the Opening Ceremony of the Ecsite Annual Conference. The Tycho Brahe Planetarium (Copenhagen, Denmark) won in the ‘Sustainable Success’ category and Exploratório – Ciência Viva Science Centre of Coimbra (Portugal) won in the ‘Smart and Simple’ category. 

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Barcelona Ciència i Universitats. Ajuntament de Barcelona 4 June 2018

Hosted on 14-16 November by the Natural Sciences Museum of Barcelona and Barcelona Ciència in Barcelona, Spain. Senior Managers of Ecsite Full member organisations will be coming together for 2.5 days of networking, high-profile talks and workshops and peer learning.

Jaermuseet, Norwegian Petroleum Museum 3 June 2018
A view of Ljubljana and its castle - picture Primož Hieng / Ljubljana Tourism

The 2020 Ecsite Conference will be taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 11-13 June 2020. It will be hosted by the Kersnikova Institute.

The 2021 Ecsite Conference will be taking place in Stavanger, Norway, on 10-12 June 2021. It will be co-hosted by Jærmuseet and the Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

Wellcome Genome Campus - Connecting Science 25 May 2018

We’re looking for a Researcher Engagement Coordinator to join our fabulous public engagement team at the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge, which is home to the world-leading Wellcome Sanger Institute and EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute.

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