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Esplora Interactive Science Centre 10 September 2013

The project is being considered for co-financing by the European Union/Government of Malta, in accordance with the rules of European Regional Development Fund (2007-2013) – Investing in your future programme.

We are pleased to announce that Pre-Qualification Questionnaires for:

- the design, fabrication and installation of hands-on science exhibits and other exhibition elements within the Mezzanine level of the Main Exhibition building,

- the design, fabrication and installation of the hands-on science exhibits and other exhibition elements within a universe theme in the Pla

MUSE - Museo delle Scienze 3 July 2013

The eagerly-awaited MUSE – Museo delle Scienze opens its doors on 27 July 2013 in Trento, Italy. “Active, attractive and memorable are the three words that will best define the new science museum,” says Antonia Caola, MUSE’s Head of International and Public Affairs.

Visitors to MUSE will learn about science and technology from an environmental sustainability perspective; they will see how science, technology and innovation can contribute to finding effective solutions for the future of our planet.

Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva Science Centre 7 June 2013

Rosalia Vargas, President of Ciência Viva – Pavilion of Knowledge in Lisbon, Portugal, was voted new President of Ecsite at today’s Ecsite Annual General Meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden. Vargas is the first woman to hold this post. The Ecsite community warmly welcomes its new President and looks forward to working with her.

Universeum AB 30 May 2013


GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums will draw close to 1,000 science communicators from accross Europe to its Annual Conference held this year at Universeum Science Discovery Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The three-day event will showcase the latest research and developments in science communication through dynamic sessions, debates, workshops and trade show called the Business Bistro.

Esplora Interactive Science Centre 27 May 2013

We are pleased to announce that the Malta Council for Science and Technology is issuing a Call for Tenders for the provision of a Unique and Bespoke Brand Identity. The Malta Council for Science and Technology will commission a reputable individual or firm to perform tasks as specified in the Call for Tenders dossier.

Interested bidders are to submit a proposal clearly marked “MCST/21/2012: Call for Tenders for the Provision of the Creation of a Unique and Bespoke Brand Identity for the National Interactive Science Centre, Malta”.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 27 May 2013

Intel BASEF is an annual scientific competition, organized by the Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, for youths ages 14—18 years. Participants receive training in research and presentation skills through a comprehensive program conducted by the PSC team. Moreover, they receive technical and financial support during conducting their researches. Finally, they present their projects’ findings under 17 science and humanities themes.

Scitech 16 May 2013

Scitech’s Playing with Light exhibition has won the inaugural Creative Science Exhibit award at the annual Asia Pacific Network of Science and Technology Centers (ASPAC) conference hosted at the National Science Museum in Daejeon, South Korea.

The award honours an exhibition that effectively realises science popularisation in a creative way.

Esplora Interactive Science Centre 15 May 2013

We are pleased to announce that a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire for the exhibition within the Ground floor of the Main Exhibition building has been issued and can be found; https://secure2.gov.mt/eprocurement/tender-details?l=1&tid=8778CF5BE173456C500859E1051EE13BA64D8D1AD8108B5E

Should you wish to participate, you are kindly requested to submit a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. Further information can be found within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire document.

Amcsti 3 May 2013

Many cultural institutions carry proposals of mediation with the public which include exchanges between artists and scientists. These projects may be motivated by a specific opportunity or a particular meeting, but they can also be included in a longer-term objective: using a different perspective on science, a sensitive eye, offset, and often poetic imagination.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 17 April 2013

Dr. Farouk El-Baz is Director of the Center for Remote Sensing and Research Professor at the Departments of Archaeology and Electrical & Computer Engineering, and Associated Faculty at the Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, Boston, MA, U.S.A. He also serves as faculty advisor to two Boston University student organizations: the “1001 Wells for Darfur,” and the “Egyptian Club.” As a part of the Science Festivity organized by the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) during this month (April 2013), Dr.