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23 September 2011 - 24 August 2012
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

This fun and interactive science exhibition reveals the wonderful world of plants and shows how they interact with people, animals, insects and each other. The exhibition explains how we user plants in our daily lives often without realising it, and how they are essential for the world’s survival.

10 November 2011 - 26 November 2011
Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza
via Coroglio 104
Naples
Italy
IT

Futuro Remoto 2011: “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”. From November 11th at Città della Scienza! Futuro Remoto is the Annual multimedia event in Naples visited by more than 60.000 visitors every year.

9 November 2011
Fondazione Idis-Città della Scienza
Via Coroglio 104
80124 Naples
Italy
IT

World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated each year on 10 November. Città della Scienza as an “ONG in relation with Unesco”, takes part to this initiative in particular for what concern Naples activities. The event will involve all actors (universities, NGOs, CVOs, etc) who work in international cooperation contributing to peace and development processes. The Day will have a particular relevance in Naples since it has been considered as a crossroad of different cultures and civilizations and the city will be involved in great international events, which will be hosted in Naples, such as the World Urban Forum in 2012 and the Forum of Cultures in 2013.

31 October 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina, conferences Center Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is launching the Intel-BASEF competition taking place during March, 2012 in an open ceremony, where the event will be publically introduced, accompanied by success stories from the previous Intel-BASEF competitions. The Intel-BASEF is a competition where participants prepare a project or research, in any subject of their choice from 17 science fields.

23 September 2011 - 29 November 2011
Polo Museale - Science Museum - Camerino University
Piazza dei Costanti, 7
62032 Camerino
Italy
IT

The exhibition “The Black Dragon Song” (Singing Insects), produced by the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung (Taiwan), will be on display from September 24th to November 30th, 2011 at the Science Museum, Crivelli Hall, Polo Museale of Camerino University. “The Black Dragon Song” uses recycled and recyclable materials and through multimedia such as animations and games, the exhibition will illustrate the ecological and cultural importance of all singing insects. The exhibition features hypertexts and multimedia files, which will explain how the insects’ sound production mechanisms

2 December 2011 - 3 December 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center (PSC) is organizing the second Women in Science Conference (WIS 2011) on 3 and 4 December 2011 at the BA Conference Center. This Conference is the first that the BA organizes after the 25th January Revolution to raise awareness regarding the importance of science and technology, and it shall also tackle the related issues of sustainable development and job creation. The Conference celebrates the centennial of Marie Curie’s Nobel Prize in 1911, setting Curie as a model for 21st century young researchers.

14 September 2011
Eureka! - The National Children's Museum
Discovery Road
HX1 2NE Halifax
United Kingdom
GB

The Chairman and Trustees of ASDC are delighted to invite you to ASDC’s first Annual Conference on Thursday, 15 September 2011, at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax. The conference is supported by the Wellcome Trust, and runs alongside the British Science Festival – just ten minutes away by train in Bradford.

7 September 2011
Camerino University Science Museum
Piazza dei Costanti, 7
62032 Camerino
Italy
IT

Come to know our didactic laboratories scheduled for the next year! The Science Museum and the Botanical gardens “Carmela Cortini” of the University of Camerino, in collaboration with the Pinacoteca e Museo civici and Museo Arcidiocesano “G. Boccanera”, open their doors to school teachers to show their didactic activities, temporary exhibitions and events scheduled for 2011/2012. Enjoy yourself discovering our laboratories, expositions end events!

Camerino, Convento San Domenico, September 8 2011 – 9.00 a.m.

http://web.unicam.it/museodellescienze/

5 August 2011 - 26 August 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is hosting the “ Think Green” program to help in the environmental education of the children and youth.

9 July 2011 - 27 July 2011
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

the PSC Summer Program includes a unique workshop about the secrets of the legendary ancient Egyptians.In the first part, children learn the mummification process using a human model, know the chemical materials used during the process and make a canopy jars. In the second part, children will make a tomb model and discover the ancient Egyptian chemical elements as well as the different types of dyes.The target age is 6-11 years.

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News

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

NorthernLight developed, designed and implemented Bright Ideas hub and challenge. The project is part of Shell’s ‘Generation Discover’ initiative and consists of a futuristic dome that will travel around The Netherlands for the coming 3 years, as well as an exciting digital challenge that can be done by children of group 7 of all Dutch primary schools. Through the Bright Ideas project, children can playfully discover the world of science and technology.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

We are proud to have been part of the development team for the new Music Tour that has now been added to the Rijksmuseum app. NorthernLight was responsible for the concept, user experience design and content of the Rijksmuseum app, that is now in operation for 4 years and has had millions of users from around the world.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

NorthernLight recently completed the design phase of the Sirius Art & Science Park. This ambitious project consists of the redevelopment of the media centre of the Olympic Village of Sochi. The aim is to turn the place into an enriching attraction that will become a destination for returning, multi-day visits. The project includes a talent development program as well.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

Let’s YouTube, the world’s first exhibition about YouTube, has been nominated for the Children in Museums Award. This highly interactive exhibition, designed by NorthernLight for the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, enables visitors to experience the impact YouTube has on their lives. The exhibition has received a lot of attention in the media and on social media since its opening in October last year.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

For the first time in the world, waiting rooms at railway stations have been enriched with precious objects and converted to mini museums. With the concept “The Museums of … “, NorthernLight follows the new identity of the three museums for world cultures, which are museums of and about people.

Science Gallery, Trinity College 5 September 2017
Science Gallery

Science Gallery Dublin is seeking proposals for up to 20 works for FAKE, a free exhibition that asks if life is better when we embrace the artificial. Deadline for applications is 19th September.

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

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

The Natural History Museum 26 July 2017

At the Natural History Museum in London. A female blue whale Hope is the new star of the reimagined Hintze Hall of the museum.

Wellcome Collection 25 July 2017
Credit: Garden gnome - Julie Carr, image courtesy of Wellcome Collection

At the Wellcome Collection, London. A crowdsourced exhibition that tells stories of our relationship to the natural world.

Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2) 25 July 2017
Preliminary results - dialogue in Spain - nano2all

Read the preliminary results of the citizen dialogue held in Spain in the framework of the NANO2ALL project.

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