World Science Day for Peace and Development 2020 - Science for and with Society

04 Nov 2020

To celebrate the 2020 World Science Day for Peace and Development, UNESCO will organize an online roundtable on the theme of “Science for and with Society in dealing with COVID-19” on 6 November.

“Meet the brightest minds on the planet”: Falling Walls x Berlin Science Week 2020, 1–10 November

25 Oct 2020

Let's celebrate and value the Science Breakthroughs of the Year! Falling Walls and Berlin Science Week invite you to this year’s World Science Summit, held remotely from 1–10 November 2020.

Science Center World Summit (SCWS 2020)

20 Jan 2020

Join colleagues from all over the world to examine the challenges and opportunities facing humankind in a planet that is shaped increasingly by rapid developments in science and technology. The pace of change is accelerating, leaving many people isolated and without a voice to express their opinions or to shape the society in which they live. This creates a world where inequality prevails.

Hands On! Conference 2019: 22-26 October, at the Young Museum Frankfurt

06 Feb 2019

The next edition of the Hands On! Conference will be held in Frankfurt, Germany, 22-26 October 2019. To create an extraordinary conference program, the organizational team wants your ideas and inputs. Speak, lead a world café table, or present your project and inspire your colleagues from all over the world.

Exhibition workshop for Science Centres, Science Museums and Natural History Museums

30 Jul 2018

In late October of this year, the China Science and Technology Museum Beijing and CIMUSET are offering the “Developing Relevant and Inspiring Science Exhibitions: From Idea to Opening Day” Training. It is a great opportunity to learn from international experts and exchange with colleagues from around the world.

Science Centre World Summit 2017 Report

21 Jun 2018

NAMES is please to share the Science Center World Summit (SCWS) 2017 Report prepared by the Host, the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation - Miraikan. The Summit took place in Tokyo, 15-17 November 2017. The brief report touches on the structure, contents, statistics, and outputs of the SCWS 2017 in a simple and accessible way.

The Science Centers World Summit (SCWS 2017)

07 Nov 2017

The Science Center World Summit (SCWS 2017) took place 15-17 November, in Tokyo, Japan, where it was hosted by the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan). The Science Center World Summit, held every 3 years, is organized by science center networks to discuss global issues involving science center partners and experts from other fields.

Fellowship for the SCWS2017

27 Sep 2017

The Evonik Fellowships are supporting the participation in the Science Centre World Summit 2017 (SCWS2017), which was held at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo, Japan, on 15-17 November 2017; by offering 5 grants to individuals interested in digital innovation in educational surroundings, chemistry oriented educational initiatives, and/or who bridge the gap between education and the business world.

International Sustainability in Science Museums Fellowship!

11 Jun 2017

Twice per year, the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives invites informal science education professionals to become Sustainability in Science Museums Fellows. Approximately 20 Fellows from around the world participate in a weeklong intensive training, immersing themselves in sustainability instruction and activities from ASU scientists, faculty and staff. Although the fellowship is geared toward professionals from science centers and natural history museums, we also invite participants from other informal learning organizations, such as zoos, aquariums, nature centers, and other STEM-related informal education organizations.

Call for nominations: 2017 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science

24 Apr 2017

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has announced the opening of the call for nominations for the 2017 UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science.