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European Science Week 2005

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SKYWATCH: Introducing European Youth in the World of Scientific Research through Interactive Utilization of a Global Network of Robotic Telescopes

Co-ordinator: Q-Plan Greece
Menelaos Sotiriou
Tel: + 30 210 7719000
Fax: + 30 210 7472942
E-mail: (email removed)
Website: http://www.sky-watch.org/

FWScience 2005 FWScience 2005
Where
When
What
Greece, Athens
12/05/2005
Sun Observation
A Sun Observation took place at Ellinogermaniki Agogi Premises. Three Amateur astronomers provided their telescopes so that school students of Ellinogermaniki could observe the Sun. Refreshments, water and SkyWatch hats were offered to the students
Greece, Athens
22/05/2005
Sun Observation
The National Hellenic Research Foundation, the British Council and the Hellenic Astronomical Society co-organized a Sun Observation in the framework of the activity entitled "Sunday Mornings"
Germany, Munich
14-17 June, 2005
CAP 2005
A poster paper was displayed in the framework of the CAP conference regarding the evolution of the SkyWatch project as well as the pan-European Astronomy contest.
Finland, Helsinki
21-23 June 2005
EDEN Annual Conference
A paper was presented by Menelaos Sotiriou with title "SKY WATCH- Introducing European Youth in the World of Scientific Research through Interactive Utilisation of a Global Network of Robotic Telescopes"
Bulgaria, Rohzen
14-15/07/2005 23-24/07/2005
INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL SUMMER SCHOOL
The Institute of Astronomy with the National Astronomical Observatory - Rozhen, Bulgaria, and the Informational Center for European Educational Programmes -Bulgaria organize International Youth Astronomical Summer Schools. During this Summer School, SkyWatch Project/Contest was presented.
UK
30/06, 1, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20 & 21/07/2005
VISIT TO SCHOOLS
Astronomer Andy Newsam from John Moore University visited several schools in the UK, giving lectures on Astronomy issues and informing the students and teachers on the SkyWatch contest and activities.
UK
8th July
SCIENCE DAYS IN THE OBSERVATORY SCIENCE CENTRE
DEEP IMPACT MISSION lecture - tour of the telescopes and viewing
UK, East Sussex
12th July
SCIENCE DAYS IN THE OBSERVATORY SCIENCE CENTRE
School Visits at Science Projects premises - Presentation of the SkyWatch contest and activities
UK, East Sussex
13th August
PERSEIDS SHOOTING STAR BBQ
Food, a lecture and then viewing
UK, East Sussex
10th, 11th September
HERSTMONCEUX SCIENCE CENTRE ASTRONOMY FESTIVAL
A whole weekend of lectures/tours/viewing etc
UK, East Sussex
6, 13, 20 September
Autumn STAR SEARCH COURSE
An adult education course!
France, Poitiers
6/10/2005
EDEN 5th Open Classroom conference
A paper was presented by Menelaos Sotiriou with title "SKY WATCH- Introducing European Youth in the World of Scientific Research through Interactive Utilisation of a Global Network of Robotic Telescopes"
Greece, Athens
23/11/2005 - 27/11/2005
SkyWatch Final Events & Award ceremony
The final events of the SkyWatch project will be hosted in Ellinigermaniki Agogi's premises and will include:
- Presentation of the winning projects of the SkyWatch contest
- Award ceremony
- Workshop
- Science Days with lectures to students


WYP2005 - World Year of Physics 2005 - Activities in Europe

Co-ordinator: European Physical Society
Martial Ducloy
Tel: + 33389329440
Fax: + 33389329449
E-mail: (email removed)
Website: http://www.wyp2005.org/

FWScience 2005 FWScience 2005
Where
When
What
Paris, France
13-15 January
International Launch Event of the World year of Physics
" Physics for Tomorrow "
Fornari Ophélia
+33 3 89 32 94 48
(email removed)
http://www.wyp2005.org/
Bern, Switzerland
11-15 July
Beyond Einstein - Physics for the 21st Century
Fornari Ophélia
+33 3 89 32 94 48
(email removed)
http://www.eps13.org
Various Countries
Entire year and next
Physics as a Cultural Heritage
Sonja Draxler & Max Lippitsch
(email removed)
(email removed)
http://www.wyp2005.at/glob3-exhibition.htm
Various Countries
18 April
Physics enlightens the world
Max Lippitsch
(email removed)
http://www.wyp2005.at/glob1-light.htm
Various Countries
Entire year
Physics Talent Search
Beverly Hartline
(email removed)
http://www.wyp2005.at/glob2-talent.htm
Various Countries
Entire Year
Stories in Physics
Fred Hartline
(email removed)
http://wyp.dep.anl.gov/
Various Countries
Entire year
Playing Physics
Masno Ginting
(email removed)
http://www.wyp2005.at/glob4-playing.htm
Various Countries
Enirte year
Einstein@home
Vinaya Sathyasheelappa
(email removed)
http://www.physics2005.org/events/einsteinathome/index.html
Various Countries
January - July 2005
Physics across the world - International Poster Competition
Caitlin Watson
(email removed)
http://www.einsteinyear.org/
Serbia & Montenegro
Physics in School architecture
Mirjana Bozic
bozic@phy.bg.ac.yu
http://octopus.phy.bg.ac.yu/%7Ebozic/eduarch.html


LERU-KIDS: Leru-Kids University

Co-ordinator: Universtitaet Heidelberg
Joerg Kraus
Tel: + 496221542204
Fax: + 496221543599
E-mail: (email removed)
Website: http://www.leru-kids-university.org
Where
When
What
Contact
Heidelberg, Germany
5-12 November 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Heidelberg will include 5 age specific lectures for up to 350 children and 7 small workshops. A poster exhibition and quiz will also be focal points for the children. http://www.kinderuni-heidelberg.de
Dr. Joerg Kraus
Physics Universität Heidelberg
UniTT - Veranstaltungsmanagement
Seminarstr 2
69117 Heidelberg
Tel: + 496221542204
Fax: + 496221543599
(email removed)
Geneva, Switzerland
7-12 November 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Geneva will include workshops, lectures, CERN visits and hands-on activities, also with parents at the weekend. http://www.unige.ch/presse/leru-kids/2005/
Dr Sandra Henchoz De Rubertis
Passerelle/Presse Information Publications
Université de Genève
Uni Dufour
Rue Général Dufour 24
CH-1211 Genève 4
Die Schweiz
T:+41 22 379 73 96
F:+41 22 379 77 27
(email removed)
Milan, Italy
7-12 November 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Milan will include conferences to show the main things about the Moon (phases, motions, morphology etc) and to explain the way to measure lunar craters and mountains followed by workshops with telescopes http://www.brera.unimi.it/lerukids/intro.htm
P asquale Tucci
Università degli Studi di Milano
Istituto di Fisica Generale Applicata
Sezione di Storia della Fisica
Via Brera, 28
20121 Milano - Italy
Tel. +39 02-50314680
Fax +39 02-50314686
(email removed)
(email removed)
(email removed)
Oxford, UK
8-10 November 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Oxford will include lectures and workshops. A poster exhibition, quiz and an interactive display area will also be focal points for the children. http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/leru/
Dr Zareen Ahmed
Access Officer for the Mathematical & Physical Sciences Division
University of Oxford
Clarendon Laboratory (Dept of Physics)
Parks Road
Oxford
OX1 3PU
GB
Tel: 01865 282447
Fax: 01865 272400
(email removed)
(email removed)
Edinburgh, UK
7-12 November 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Edinburgh will take place from Monday - Thursday in The McEwan Hall - followed by a graduation ceremony. Exhibitions will take place at the Scottish Parliament on Saturday and Sunday. http://www.scifun.ed.ac.uk/
Dorothy Mcmurrich
Development Officer
SCI-FUN
College of Science and Engineering
The University of Edinburgh
The King's Buildings
Edinburgh
EH9 3JZ GB
Tel: 0044 131 650 5292
(email removed)
(email removed)
Strasbourg, France
7-13 November 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Strasbourg will include Classes and workshops in laboratories and Exhibitions. http://science-ouverte.u-strasbg.fr/KUSweb/
Delphine Picamelot
Mission Culture Scientifique et Technique de l'Université Louis Pasteur
7 rue de l'Université
67000 Strasbourg
France
Tel : (33) 03 90 24 53 72 & 53 73
Fax : (33) 03 90 24 53 74
(email removed)
(email removed)
Helsinki, Finland
7-11 November 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Helsinki will include lectures and workshops. A poster exhibition, quiz and an interactive display area will also be focal points for the children. http://per.physics.helsinki.fi/lerukids2005.htm
Heimo Saarikko
University of Helsinki
P O Box 64
00014 Helsinki
Finland
(email removed)
(email removed)
(email removed)
Stockholm, Sweden
7-12 November 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Stockholm will include age specific lectures http://info.ki.se/index_en.html
Anders Brahme
Department of Medical Radiation Physics
Karolinska Institutet
Box 260
SE-171 76 Stockholm,
Sweden
Phone: +46 8 517 72496
Fax: +46 8 34 35 25
(email removed)
Leuven, Belgium
20-25 October 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Leuven will include plenary lectures, hands-on experiment sessions from all natural sciences, a guided tour of the exhibition 'Life in Stone' and a chemistry show http://www.ster.kuleuven.be/lerukids/
Christoffel Waelkens
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Belgien
(email removed)
Leiden, The Netherlands
23 October 2005
Leru Kids University: The main activities in Leiden will include lectures and workshops. A poster exhibition, quiz and an interactive display area will also be focal points for the children. http://www.science.leidenuniv.nl/lerukids/
Tonny Regensburg
Bureau Communicatie & Studentenwerving
Faculteit der Wiskunde & Natuurwetenschappen
Universiteit Leiden
Postbus 9502
2300 RA Leiden
Niederlande
(email removed)
Brussels, Belgium
23 November 2005
The final event will offer four sets of activities, including lectures, workshops, a light spectrum show and an interactive display area for 200 children from local schools. The afternoon event in Brussels will be followed by an evening reception for invited representatives from the LERU network, the EU institutions and the Press. http://www.leru-kids-university.org
Katrien Maes
LERU Office
Schapenstraat 34
3000 Leuven
Belgien
tel. +32 (0)16 329969
fax. +32 (0)16 329968
(email removed)
(email removed)


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