New Membership Categories

We are delighted to announce the new membership categories in NAMES network.

SciComm Break: 30-min Tinkering

NAMES 1st SciComm Break takes place on Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 12:00 PM GMT+2. This is a 30-min hands-on online tinkering activity crosscutting between science and arts. Participation is through registration and seats are limited.

Online Webinar: SciComm Mixer | Summer Activities

NAMES 1st SciComm Mixer webinar takes place on Tuesday, 6 September 2022, 12:00-13:00 GMT+2.

NAMES Upcoming Online Activities

NAMES is delighted to announce for the launch of a series of online activities for NAMES Members.

The Arab Forum for Science Media and Communication
Virtual event, 26-28 February 2022

The North Africa and the Middle East Science centers network (NAMES) is participating in the second virtual edition of the Arab Forum for Science Media and Communication (AFSMC 2022). NAMES will be presenting a plenary session during the Forum on Sunday, 27 February 2022, 13:00-14:00 Cairo time.

The Arab Forum for Science Media and Communication

NAMES network participated as Content Partner in the first “Arab Forum for Science Media and Communication”, held online 21–24 February 2021. Through this partnership, the network provided 25 fellowships to the employees of member institutions to attend the forum for free.

Arab Forum for Science Media and Communication
Virtual Event, 21-24 February 2021

07 Feb 2021

NAMES network is pleased to announce that we will join the first Arab Forum for Science Media and Communication as a partner. Moreover, you will meet four of our esteemed members through an interesting virtual session that will be held on Tuesday, 23 February 2021, 12:00-13:30 EET, where they will be discussing the challenges they have faced during the pandemic and sharing best practices and lessons learned.

Global Science Engagement Networks Continue International Partnerships in 2020 and 2021

Going forward regional networks are continuing our active collaboration through future convenings and through common action to advance science engagement, science communication, and science learning in communities across the world. We will work together with and for our members to strengthen the work we do to connect science and society to solve global challenges and advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Arab Science Week 2020

01 Nov 2020

The Egyptian Science Week was launched in 2016, succeeding in bringing together 2.5 million participants through its events, which led to its expansion to become a regional event that included the whole Arab world. The event witnessed the participation of a number of speakers who are science pioneers in the Arab world, to discuss significant scientific issues in all science fields.

SAVE the DATE: Cross-Network Science Engagement Executive Forums

22 Jul 2020

The six regional networks of science centres and museums that span the globe––ASPAC, ASTC, Ecsite, NAMES, RedPOP, and SAASTEC––are together offering three online Forums for their members’ chief executives on the science-engagement field response to, and recovery from, the COVID-19 pandemic.

NAMES 2020 Conference Postponed

25 Apr 2020

Under the challenging circumstances imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, NAMES 7th conference is postponed; a new date to be scheduled for 2021.

Museum Memories: Check Out the 1st Contribution

24 Mar 2020

Check out the very first Museum Memory contribution by Ms. Shireen Sabanegh, Former Deputy Director of the Children's Museum Jordan.