• Cyprus Science and Research Centre

    Cyprus Science and Research Centre

    A centre of excellence for science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) education research, science communication and innovation will be established in Cyprus.
  • Our aim is to create the first interactive science centre in Cyprus

    Our aim is to create the first interactive science centre in Cyprus

    Providing education and research resources to the people of Cyprus and Eastern Mediterranean region.
  • Funded by the European Union

    Funded by the European Union

    The project (Phase I) has been funded by the European Union under the Horizon2020 “Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation-Teaming”
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Member Organizations of the Consortium

Universcience

Paris, France

Overview

Universcience, comprising the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie and the Palais de la découverte in Paris, is the first French public institution for the communication of scientific and technical culture.

As the 5th most visited cultural institution in France with around 2.9 million visitors per year (around 10 million online through its webportal www.universcience.fr), the Palais de la découverte and the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, are  two science centers very much involved in disseminating science culture at large.

The Exhibition division of Universcience proposes exhibition projects, designs and produces scientific and cultural exhibitions, temporary and permanent. The expertise of the Exhibition Division consists of teams with huge experience in designing museology and touring exhibitions, notably for all public and providing cultural engineering consultancy, and counseling. Within the Exhibition Division, the Export Department is in charge of contributing to the development of notoriety of the institution in France and abroad, to the development of own resources and also to the search for new partners or co-producers for future exhibition projects and events.

 

 Project Team

  • Adjas Sofia – CONTACT PERSON
  • Marie-christine Hergault
  • Helene Wang
 

Relevant Publications

ANTOINE, M., Research and Museums: Is the Museum as Laboratory an Attainable Reality?, Musées, vol. 31, 2013, « Les musées, créateurs de sens - Museums : Creators of Meaning », Montréal : SMQ, 125 pp. ISSN : 0706-098X
ANTOINE, M., Muséologie – revisiter nos fondamentaux : discussion des termes exposition, éducation, architecture et communication, in Colloque ICOFOM, juillet 2009 http://www.musee-mariemont.be/accueil/ressources_en_ligne/podcasts/
ANTOINE, M., Combining heterogeneous times in a gallery of evolution, Szenografie in Museen und Ausstellungen, Volume III, DASA, 2007, ISBN 978-3-89861-742-0

 

 

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