Was Mozart a famous PAINTER? A renowned particle physicist? Marylin Monroe? And who is Tut-ench-Amon?
Peter Rebernik Is an electron bigger or smaller than an atom? When is the earth closer to the sun? In summer or in winter?
About what did you talk last Sunday with your family, friends, relatives Colleagues etc.? About sports, fashion, cooking, cars…? Or did you talk about sulphuric acid, protons, pharaohs, Darwin, carcharodon
2WAYS Two Ways for Communicating European Research in Life Sciences in Science Festivals & Science Centres/Museums, Science Parliaments and Impact Survey under the Topic: “ Life Sciences – Opportunities and Threats” 30 Partners, each 2 develop presentation for their festival about modern research in life sciences each one local „science parliament“, each one „impact study“ – then FINALS in Brussels, European Parliament, Natural History Museum
European Science Events Association [EUSCEA pronounced as “you see”] Peter Rebernik , General Secretary Vienna, Austria [email_address]
Members in: Abu Dhabi, Austria , Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, and United Kingdom … in 36 countries
Type of members (all organise science events): State government, ministries, chamber (BE, EL, IE, NO) City Government (DE, ES, SE) Research Council (ES, IS, MT, NO, SE) Scientific Organisation, Academy of Science (BE, BG, CZ, FI, IT) University (CH, FI, FR, IS, IT, LV, PL, PT, RO, RU) Museum (BE, DE, HU, IL, LU, NL) Non-profit Associations (BE,CH,CY,DE,DK,EE,ES,FI,FR,IE,IT,LT,PL,PT,SE,SI,UA, UK) Small Enterprises (AT, CZ, EL, HU, RO, SE)
First EU project EUSCE/X – analysing European science festivals; result: WHITE BOOK on science festivals
EU project WONDERS 2006 with 21 Carousel Events; Launch in Vienna, Finals in Helsinki + ECSITE, EUSJA
[BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FR, FI, IL, IT, LT, LU, NL, NO, PL, PT, SE, SI, UK]
EU project WONDERS 2007 with 31 Carousel Events; Launch in Berlin, Finals in Lisbon + EUN, EUSJA
[BE, BG, CZ, DE, DK, EE, EL, ES, FR, HU, IE, IL, IS, IT, LU, LV, NO, PL, PT, RO, RU, SE, SI, UK]
EU project 2WAYS with 7 consortium members and 30 Partners
[AT, BE, BG, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, IE, IL, IT, LV, PL, PT, SE, UK]
Special Activities Participations at various festivals and conferences: >> 6 times participating at the Korean Science Festival; >> Communicating European Research in Brussels , >> ESOF Stockholm, Munich and Barcelona, >> EU presidency (e.g. Grand Palais, Paris), >> PCST in South Africa, in Göteborg/Copenhagen, Malmö >> Science Festival in Beijing, AAAS in the US etc.
S E M I N A R Peter Rebernik “ Now, YOU can tell me what you think about science festivals!”