NAMES News


EMME 2019 Tentative Program: REGISTER NOW!

16 Jul 2019

Do Not miss, EMME Summer School 2019, this optimal opportunity for exchange of knowledge and expertise within a stimulating educational environment, and REGISTER NOW!

Mijbil Almutawa Award 2019:
Call for Applications OPEN!

08 Jul 2019

This year’s winner will have the chance to participate in the EMME 2019 Summer School, 27-31 October, hosted by The Scientific Center of Kuwait (TSCK).

Design Squad Global Clubs

26 Mar 2019

The Design Squad Global Clubs (DSGCs) is an initiative launched under the umbrella of NAMES Network, and the leadership of Al-Nayzak Organization for Supportive Education and Scientific Innovation. The DSGCs are currently running between NAMES Members in Palestine, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkey, and Saudi Arabic; the sessions of the current round take place once per week for 12 weeks, from 14 February to 17 April 2019.

Job Announcement: Communication Freelancer

11 Mar 2019

NAMES Secretariat Office (SO), hosted by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt, is seeking to recruit a Communication Freelancer to be paid per task. Check the job responsibilities and requirements; if this is an opportunity you are seeking and have the right skills for, please send your CV to namesnetwork@bibalex.org.

Job Announcement: Junior Administrator

10 Mar 2019

NAMES Secretariat Office (SO), hosted by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt, is looking to hire a Junior Administrator, with some experience, to join NAMES Team. Check the job responsibilities and requirements; if this is an opportunity you are seeking and have the right skills for, please send your CV to namesnetwork@bibalex.org, no later than Wednesday, 20 March 2019!

EMME 2019, 27-31 October: Save the Date!

31 Jan 2019

The 4th edition of the Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East Summer School for Science Communication, EMME 2019, will take place 27-31 October in the capital of Kuwait, where it will be hosted by The Scientific Center of Kuwait (TSCK), one of the first science centers that began operating in the Middle East almost 20 years ago.

NAMES Biennial Report (2016-2018)

24 Oct 2018

NAMES Secretariat Office invites you to read its Biennial Report for 2016-2018, available in both English and Arabic, covering the network’s development and milestones over the past couple of years.

Mijbil Almutawa Award 2018: Call for Application; Deadline 15 July!

20 May 2018

NAMES is pleased to announce the Call for Applications for the Mijbil Almutawa Award 2018; this year's winner will have the chance to participate in the NAMES 2018 conference and benefit from one of the specialized pre-conference workshops.

NAMES 2018 Pre-Conference Workshops

22 Mar 2018

The science communication field is growing fast in the NAMES region and it is critical for us to learn from best practices around the world. In this light, NAMES 2018 is preceded by TWO Pre-conference Workshops that focus on capacity building in specific areas critical to the growth of science centers and museums. One workshop focuses on exhibits development and the other is about streamlining your content and strategy to attract visitors and stay relevant.

Success Stories

29 Jan 2018

One significant objective of NAMES network is promoting best practices, supporting effective communication, and encouraging excellence and innovation in informal science learning. Within this context, NAMES is developing a platform for shared online resources. As a starting point, we launch the Call for Success Stories, to be published through ALMANARA e-newsletter and on NAMES official website.