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Teknikens Hus 12 September 2012

The Ecsite Directors Forum 2012: Rocking the Balance, organized by Ecsite and hosted by Teknikens Hus science centre in Luleå, Sweden, focused on the themes of diversity, inclusion, gender balance and overcoming social stereotypes in science and technology.

Much was learned during the Ecsite Directors Forum 2012 – Michael Creek, Science communication consultant (Brussels, Belgium), recaps the proceedings:

  • Thinking about gender and science: A look back at day one of the Ecsite Directors Forum 2012


  • Gender balance for a stronger European economy: A look back at day two of the Ecsite Directors Forum 2012


  • Keeping gender balance a priority requires institutional commitment: A look back at day three of the Ecsite Directors Forum 2012


Esplora Interactive Science Centre 14 August 2012

The Malta Council for Science and Technology is pleased to inform you that the tender for CT 3075/2012 – Provision of Training Services in National Interactive Science Centre Management Development has been launched.

Interested bidders are kindly requested to follow the links below: https://secure2.gov.mt/EPROCUREMENT/tender-details?l=1&tid=B870C47DFA687D660A7507F27202CC03953A8051E8008B5E

http://www.doi.gov.mt/en/gazetteonline/2012/08/gazts/GG%207.8.pdf (Please see pages 9775 – 9776 – CT/A/021/2012 – Contracts Ref No, CT 3075/2012, Provision of training services in NISC Management Dev

Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva Science Centre 23 July 2012

If you are planning to join the “Pilots Training Course for Museum Explainers, Educators and Young Scientists involved in outreach programmes” – organized by Ecsite and the Pavilion of Knowledge/Ciência Viva, which will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 17 to 21 September 2012 – check out the fresh new information published on our website:


There you will find the final version of the programme of the course:



Techmania Science Center 9 July 2012

Techmania Science Center offers an internship for a native English speaking Explainer.


Providing direct contact with visitors of Techmania Science Center Providing skilled information about exhibitions and events to the public Managing of special education programs for primary and high school students Presentation of scientific shows Participation in adjustments and compositions of education programs and scientific shows Managing of action plans and supervising of themed events for popularization of science Administrative support of science center´s agenda (

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 26 June 2012

Recognizing the great need for professional science communication means in Egypt, the PSC has issued the first PSC Newsletter in 2007. The main aim of the newsletter is to outreach the public with simple scientific knowledge and inform them of the PSC latest programs and events.

Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre 15 June 2012

‘The gender EXPERIMENT, a travelling themed exhibition by Technopolis.

‘The gender EXPERIMENT’ is an interactive themed exhibition concerning the talents of women and men. In this exhibition, via various active exhibits, one can personally discover if women and men differ, and in what way.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 6 June 2012

The Planetarium Science Center specialists and participants has joined Sky-gazers around the world, holding up their telescopes and viewing glasses, Wednesday at 6:00 am, to watch Venus slide across the sun — a rare celestial phenomenon that will not happen again for more than 100 years. Venus, which is extremely hot, is one of Earth’s two neighbours and is so close in size to our planet that scientists at times call them near-twins.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 April 2012

The Planetarium Science Center has celebrated its sixth Science Festivity, under the theme: Natural Sciences, Sun and Earth, which was a huge success. there were around 5,000 visitors over the 2 days of the festivity, most of which were school students, who enjoyed the interactive workshops, and scientific displays presented at the participants’ booths. In addition to the famous Super Science Show, presented by the PSC animators, the World Park, also presented by PSC animators, and a puppet show atthe Conferences Center Small Theatre.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 19 March 2012

The Planetarium Science Center has completed the first course of its new Robotics and Electronics Program, at which students are taught about electronics through the robot components, then are introduced to programming through training them to control the robot. The Program comprised ten, 3 hours long, sessions, and took place at the Center’ computer lab, located at the workshop area. This course had 20 attendees, and is expected to be repeated, and extended to higher levels, by summer 2012.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 19 March 2012

the Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair’ Closing Ceremony took place on Monday 12 March 2012, at the Bibliotheca Conferences Center, where winners’ names were announced, and various awards were given to the winning projects.