Science: Not Just for Scientists

We believe that science is a human endeavour that is owned by everyone; it’s a way to ask questions about the world. This campaign aims to share and stimulate ideas for how science can work with those from all sectors – including the arts, business, politics and sport.Read more

Our research services

Here at the British Science Association, we've been engaging the public in science since 1831. Find out more about our research services here.Read more

Youth Grand Challenges

The Youth Grand Challenges is a new STEM competition for young people, aged 11-19. It provides real-world opportunities for young people to engage with cutting-edge research and product design ideas that have the potential to change the world. This exciting initiative is supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF).Read more


We offer a huge range of volunteer roles, and you don’t have to be a scientist to volunteer with us.Read more

Demo Day

Demo Day is an annual campaign during British Science Week that aims to inspire secondary school teachers and technicians to explore new concepts, provoke discussions and generate excitement through running science demonstrations. It has run successfully over the past three years in hundreds of schools across the UK.Read more

Making Science Real in Schools - MARCH Project

A Europe-wide project supported by the British Council that aims to promote best practice in science education in secondary schools.Read more

The Huxley Summit

A new one-day thought leadership event from the BSA, aimed at business leaders, opinion formers and policy makers from across all sectors of industry and public life.Read more

Future Debates

Watch the full recording of the flagship Future Debate on robotics and autonomous systems held in London during British Science WeekRead more

Supporting science communicators

Working with science communicators and public engagement professionals is an essential part of the British Science Association’s strategyRead more

Media Fellows

Helping bridge the communication gap between journalists and scientists.Read more

British Science Festival

The British Science Festival takes place each September, moving around the country, transforming a new UK city into a vibrant celebration of science.Read more

Award Lectures

Nominations for 2017 Award Lectures close on Monday 6 March 2017.Read more