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Events

19 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Theatro Circo
Av. da Liberdade 697
4710-251 Braga
Portugal
PT

What would you ask a specialist in Nanotechnology?

Enjoy the chance to network with scientists, academics, politicians and discuss Nanotechnology among peers at INL Summit 2017 - 19th & 20th October!

Early Bird Tickets available here: https://lnkd.in/g5s_Msb

Find out more: https://lnkd.in/gv6cC7C

2 April 2017 - 3 September 2017
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Museon Move & Play

At Museon in The Hague. This exhibition challenges visitors to compete and cooperate, to play and have fun together.

2 October 2017 - 7 October 2017
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, Milan – Italy
Via San Vittore 21
20123 Milan
Italy
IT

International training course for teachers and museum educators

13th edition, 2 – 7 October 2017
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, Milan – Italy

6 days packed with lectures, museum visits, interactive workshops, discussion games and experimental activities to discover how to use museums as educational resources for teaching and learning in science. Teachers and museum educators will work side by side to improve their facilitating skills and support active engagement for the development of scientific citizenship.

29 May 2017 - 2 June 2017
Hiša eksperimentov
Trubarjeva cesta 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI
INSPIRE workshop for creating and running Science Shows

If you are producing and/or performing (or you have such intents) attending the INSPIRE workshop is something you just have to do

INSPIRE (INternational »Science Performance Is Ready« Event)

May 29th – June 2Nd 2017 in

Hiša eksperimentov (The House of experiments), Ljubljana, Slovenia

24 October 2016
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Museon One Planet

The world population is growing, technology is advancing at lightning speed, we are all travelling more and most of us are almost permanently online. All this means that we are more and more one world. At the same time, we are increasingly aware of our influence on nature and climate, and of the great importance of our natural world. The United Nations is keen to use sustainable solutions to tackle the greatest global challenges. To do this, it has formulated 17 Sustainable Development Goals that it aims to achieve by 2030.

11 November 2016
london
United Kingdom
GB

A webinar organised by BGCI (Botanical Gardens Conservation International)

18 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Enrico Fermi Center 00184 Roma
Italy
IT
Enrico Fermi Center (in 1900: Institute of Physics, University of Rome)

The "Enrico Fermi" Historical Museum of Physics and Research & Study Centre (Centro Fermi), on the occasion of the completion of the renovation works of its headquarters, namely the historical building where the Institute of Physics of the University of Rome was located since 1880 up to 1935 and where Enrico Fermi made the fundamental researches that led to his Nobel prize in 1938, is organizing an international Workshop on <<Science Communication and Science Museums: Prospects and New Ideas>>, that should also repre

27 July 2016
chicago
United States
US

Wednesday 27 July 2016 4:00 PM - 5:20 PM BST. This is part of the Communities in Nature Webinars brought to you by BGCI (Botanic Gardens Conservation International).

22 June 2016 - 25 September 2016
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
The Crunch Logo

What’s in your food? What does your body need? Where does it all come from? Why does Life have a rubber chicken? Find out and make your own meal choices in this interactive show.

This show, developed by the Life team, is part of The Crunch project, an exciting year of activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet. Everyone's invited to get involved and help create the recipe for a happier, healthier future.

The Crunch project is brought to you by the Wellcome Trust. Recommended suitable for ages 7 plus.

21 April 2016 - 28 August 2016
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Andrew Suryono: Orangutan in the Rain

In this fantastic exhibition, National Geographic reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. Shot by some of the world's finest photographers, "Rarely Seen" features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade heirlooms seldom seen by human eyes.

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TRACES / Espace des Sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes 14 February 2018
NANO2ALL multi-stakeholder dialogue participants at TRACES, France

A full-day multi-stakeholder event at TRACES, France in the framework of the Nano2All project – Have a look at the preliminary recommendations that emerged from an engaging exploration of brain-machine interfaces

NorthernLight Design 8 February 2018
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NorthernLight has been responsible for the concept, spatial design, visual design and project management of the new attraction of the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam, the ‘Brew You Ride’. This audiovisual journey is an experience in five steps; it feels like going on an exciting journey with friends, from the Heineken brewing and bottling process, to enjoying your beer all around the world.

NorthernLight Design 8 February 2018
Dare to Discover | A VR journey

NorthernLight has been responsible for the concept, design and creative direction of the interior, identity and Virtual Reality experience of the spectacular VR time trip ‘Dare to Discover’, which will open at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam this December. The VR can be seen on board of the VOC ship ‘Amsterdam’ and takes you back to the Golden Age.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 8 February 2018

In August 2017 we were contracted to design and build interactives for KIDS AT WORK in Hamburg, which was officially opened to the public on January 20, 2018.

KIDS AT WORK is a stimulating, hands-on learning experience for children that inspires imagination, curiosity, creativity and the love of learning through play, while at the same time providing a relaxing environment for their guardians.

>> see: http://kidsatwork.com/en

Tycho Brahe Planetarium 6 February 2018
"Made in Space" - a new inclusive exhibition about astrophysics

In a new exhibition at Tycho Brahe Planetarium in Copenhagen, Denmark we invite a diverse group of visitors to ask the question – what am I? To answer this question, they must go on a journey through the Universe in search of the elements that make up life.

NorthernLight Design 26 January 2018

The new travelling exhibition “Knights and Castles”, designed by NorthernLight, takes a new and refreshing look at the Middle Ages. As the exhibition will travel through Europe, it symbolically links the life of people in today’s Europe to their shared medieval history. The exhibition has been commissioned by Museon, LVR Landesmuseum Bonn and Valkhof Museum. Museon is the first museum to host the exhibition, in the autumn of 2017.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 26 January 2018

In November 2016 we were contracted to design, develop and fabricate two-thirds of the new interactive exhibits for the TŪHURA Otago Community Trust Science Centre, the redevelopment of Otago Museum’s former Discovery World Tropical Forest.
TŪHURA also encompasses the digitally interactive Beautiful Science Gallery, the Perpetual Guardian Planetarium and the refreshed Tropical Forest butterfly house.
TŪHURA inspires curiosity and encourages the next generation of young New Zealanders to take an interest in the world around them, since its opening in December 2017.

Glasgow Science Centre 25 January 2018

A video initiative led by the Glasgow Science Centre, showcasing female science centre staff from across the world as positive role models to inspire women and girls to #ChooseScience.

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.

Innovatum Science Center 24 January 2018
The model of the International Space Station. Photo courtesy of Innovatum Science Center

Since the end of 2017, visitors at Innovatum Science Center can explore a new exhibition dedicated to Space! The formal opening was celebrated in the presence of 200 children and partners on the 18th of December, and a formidable duo of tiny astronauts did the honours during the ribbon-cutting ceremony!

Among the special exhibits on offer, a rocket allows visitors to send their name into Space and a model of the International Space Station (ISS) is on display to bring the largest-ever international scientific venture closer to the public’s imagination.

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