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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


5 August 2011 - 26 August 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

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

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.



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.

Science Center Netzwerk, FRida & freD - The Graz Children's Museum, Universalmuseum Joanneum GmbH 13 July 2017
2016 Ecsite Annual Conference hosts receiving conference award

The Graz host team (children’s museum FRida & freD, Universalmuseum Joanneum, Science Center Netzwerk) of the Ecsite Conference 2016 “Colours of Cooperation” won the Congress Award from the City of Graz in the category… innovative and very special conference!

The Natural History Museum 13 July 2017
Blue whale in Hintze Hall © The Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London [2017]. All rights reserved.

The species the world decided to save is chosen to star in the Natural History Museum's famous main gallery.

Science Museum Group 6 July 2017

At Science Museum Group, UK. Apply by 30 July.

Copernicus Science Centre 6 July 2017
Melania Trump at the Copernicus Science Centre with Director Robert Firmhofer, 6 July 2017. Credit A. Steifer

Mrs Trump was in Poland on the occasion of President Donald Trump's official visit to the country. At the Copernicus Science Centre, Melania Trump and Poland’s First Lady, Agata Kornhauser–Duda participated in activities connected with acquiring digital competences.

Miraikan - The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation 3 July 2017
Science Centre World Summit, 15-17 November, Tokyo, Japan. #SCWS2017

Science centre world leaders will be getting together on 15-17 November in Tokyo for the 2017 Science Centre World Summit, hosted by Miraikan, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation. The early bird rate ends on 15 July. Register now

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 21 June 2017

Following our work for the Miami Science Museum back in 2011 and 2012 we were contracted to design and build hands-on exhibits for Feathers to the Stars in October 2016.

TRACES / Espace des Sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes 19 June 2017
preliminary results - citizen dialogue in France

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

Innovatum Science Center 19 June 2017
nanodialogue in sweden - results

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

TRACES / Espace des Sciences Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Dialogue Social Enterprise GmbH, NOESIS - Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum 15 June 2017
Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards - 2017 winners, Ecsite Annual Conference, 15 June 2017

The winners of the 2017 Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards have just been announced at the Opening Ceremony of the Ecsite Annual Conference. TRACES – Espace des Sciences Pierre-Gilles De Gennes, Paris (France) won in the ‘Smart and Simple’ category. Dialogue Social Enterprise, Hamburg (Germany) won in the ‘Sustainable Success’ category. NOESIS - Thessaloniki Science Center & Technology Museum (Greece) got a Special mention for courageous leadership.