14:27 May 6, 2013
The City Partnership poster templates for the third PLACES Conference, Modeling Cities of Scientific Culture, are now ready for you to fill in! Use your poster to show everyone the interesting work you are doing in your City Partnership.
11:09 Apr 11, 2013
Four weeks after arson destroyed Città della Scienza in Naples, Italy, an event was held 9 April 2013 at European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, to raise awareness among institutions and opinion leaders and declare a desire to reconstruct Città.
13:49 Mar 6, 2013
One of Europe’s largest and pioneering science engagement institutions, Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza, was destroyed by fire on 4 March 2013 in Naples, Italy. The event marks a significant loss to Europe’s science communication field. “Yesterday evening a large fire has totally destroyed our Science Centre in Naples.
13:39 Feb 26, 2013
Do you know of cities that may be interested in becoming part of PLACES or who may at least want to attend Modeling cities of scientific culture? Then please make sure they read the attached invitation!
18:00 Feb 22, 2013
Torino in June promises to be beautiful - and a definite draw for tourists - so please book your hotel accommodation early.
12:17 Jan 29, 2013
7th PLACES Training Workshop: Science communicators: Intermediaries between policymakers and citizens on scientific issues Regional Development Agency of Ljubljana Urban Region is inviting you to the next capacity building session in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Thursday 21 February 2013 Three capacity building sessions (Torino – Ljubljana – Edinburgh) will focus on evidence-based policy making
17:02 Nov 26, 2012
Richard Tuffs, Director of the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN – www.errinnetwork.eu) is guest editor of this science cities-themed edition of the Ecsite Quarterly. Read the issue to find some featured PLACES cities.
18:03 Oct 30, 2012
Norman Price, Chair, Birmingham Science City, Birmingham, UK, discusses the architecture of a successful city of scientific culture. Breaking down the barriers between business, policy and science is key.
10:47 Oct 25, 2012
Attending these workshops is easy (local organizers will book and pay everything directly for you) and what you get is interesting and useful for your city.
16:36 Oct 24, 2012
The 3rd regional PLACES Training Workshop set for Debrecen, Hungary, has been canceled. But due to strong local interest, the workshop will go ahead in the Hungarian language only.