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Events

5 August 2018 - 11 August 2018
Prague 110 00 Prague
Czech Republic
CZ
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We are pleased to announce that the International Science Summer Camp 2018 (ISSC) will be held from August 5 to August 11, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic.

The programme will discover science around a topic Artificial Intelligence and provide an ideal platform for young people interested in science and technology to learn about different cultures and ideas while linking scientific theory with a practical approach. Furthermore, participants will be able to improve their presentation and communication skills.

15 April 2018 - 16 April 2018
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The PSC is organizing its science festivity for the twelve’s year, under the overarching theme of “Marine Life” The PSC has implemented its first Science Festivity in 2007, and it has developed and expanded to be one of the highlights scientific annual events in Alexandria governorate, aiming to further expand geographically to be a national event for all Egyptians. The festivity has been expanding and gaining popularity over the past years. Both partners and participants await the annual event to enjoy a break with edutainment activities suitable for all family members.

1 March 2018 - 3 March 2018
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in collaboration with Intel Egypt is organizing the seventh affiliate competition, Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair Egypt (Intel BASEF Egypt 2018) in all Egypt. The competition will empower Egyptian students ages 14 -18 to conduct a research and present their projects findings under 19 science and humanities themes. To enhance the quality of projects and expand geographically, the PSC is collaborating with the Ministry of Education to reach all governorates.

16 December 2017 - 3 February 2019
phaeno
Willy-Brandt-Platz 1
38440 Wolfsburg
Germany
DE
Special exhibition time

Can we compress time, stretch it, freeze it or run it backwards? From 16.12.2017 to 03.02.2019 the Science Center phaeno in Wolfsburg is showcasing a major special exhibition on the fascinating subject of time for the first time. Visitors can experience how time suddenly stands still – or how it flies by at breakneck speed! There are six different time zones to discover:

19 March 2018 - 25 March 2018
Université libre de Bruxelles
44 avenue Jeanne
1000 Bruxelles
Belgium
BE

The 18th edition of this national event brings you one full week of scientific activities for schools and general public.

12 October 2017 - 4 December 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
Science Film Festival 2017_Egypt

Organized by Goethe-Institut (GI) in partnership with the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and the Academy for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT). The Science Film Festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, produced by the Goethe-Institut, Germany´s Cultural Institute operating worldwide.

9 November 2017 - 22 November 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
International Science Center and Science Museum Day_Egypt

The PSC is organizing the International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) which is a yearly global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums worldwide, who take the opportunity of this day to celebrate and promote their missions through widely diverse informal science education and engagement activities addressing the critical topics articulated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

10 November 2017
Technopolis, the Flemish science centre Mechelen
Belgium
BE
Science Comedy Night at Technopolis, Belgium - one of the actions developed by Ecsite members for 2017 International Science Centres and Science Museum Day

In celebration of the second International Science Centre and Science Museum Day on 10 November, Technopolis is organizing its very first Science Comedy Night.

15 October 2018 - 17 October 2018
Forum Braga
Av. Dr. Francisco Pires Gonçalves
4710-251 Braga
Portugal
PT

The INL Summit is the annual flagship event of INL, dedicated to “Nanotechnology: An enabler for the New Economy”, and this year it will be enriched by the 10th Anniversary of the INL establishment.

This unique and invaluable event will take place between October 15-17 at Forum Braga, in Braga, Portugal and it will encompass:

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.

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News

Cactus Communications Limited 26 July 2018

The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2018, the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe, was held in Toulouse, France, from 9 to 14 July 2018. Organized every two years by EuroScience, the biggest grassroots science organization in Europe, ESOF is attended by scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people, and the general public. ESOF2018 marked the first time Editage collaborated with EuroScience to provide active support to the European science community.

Cactus Communications Limited 26 July 2018

The Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) celebrated its 40th anniversary at its annual meeting on May 30 – June 1, 2018 at Chicago, IL, USA. The theme for the biggest conference on the academic publishing calendar was “Scholarly Publishing at the Crossroads: What’s Working, What’s Holding Us Back, Where Do We Go From Here?” Editage presented the findings of an industry survey conducted among global scientific, technical, medical, and engineering publishers on the appetite for video as a medium for science communication.

Science Gallery, Trinity College 9 July 2018

Science Gallery Dublin is looking for a new Project Manager. Apply by 18 July (noon).

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.

Swiss Space Museum Supporters Association 2 July 2018
Swiss Space Museum - Photo of the exhibition "Your Trip to Space", Fantasy Basel - The Swiss Comic Con 2018

For the fourth time the Swiss Space Museum was a part of the Fantasy Basel - The Swiss Comic Con. The exhibition "Your Trip to Space" showed original flown parts of the Soyuz rocket MS-05 mission for the first time to the public and other unique artifacts of space travel. It also featured the Ecsite Space Group's ISS exhibition and the chance to make a virtual visit to the station in VR.

universcience 19 June 2018
Universcience

At Universcience, Paris, France. Apply by August 1st.

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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