CREST Awards

Science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) enrichment activities to inspire and engage young people aged 5-19 years


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Celebrating achievement in national competition level

Gianamar receiving the CREST prize for Understanding of Real World Context at the 2012 NSEC finals

Acknowledging success through CREST Awards

Making sure students have a tangible recognition of their hard work, effort and success that is respected by organisations such as UCAS.

A framework for good quality project work in STEM

The CREST Awards offers a robust and consistent framework for students and mentors to use to create high quality projects

Resources available to promote and support the scheme

There are lots of resources available to promote and support the scheme – none more important than our CREST Local Coordinator Network

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Contact us and Newsletter sign-up

If you are in need of support, advice or just want to stay in touch with the latest developments and opportunities with CREST, CREST star and our partners, please follow the links and contacts below.

General Contacts

If you are interested in getting started with CREST or CREST Star please contact your Local Coordinator for local support, advice and registration details.

For International CREST and CREST Star registration please contact or call us at 0207 019 4943

CREST Update e-newsletter

Keep up-to-date with the British Science Association CREST Awards and CREST Star schemes and the Association's other activities for young people, schools and teachers/parents.

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Specific Enquiries and the Team

For more specific queries please contact the appropriate address below:

CREST Awards: or call us at 020 7019 4943

CREST Star: or call us at 020 7019 4943

CREST Alumni and CREST Youth Panel: or call us at 020 7019 4945

National Science + Engineering Competition:

The Young Peoples Programme Team:

Alex Taylor: Young Peoples Programme Assistant
Phillip O'Reilly (Mat. cover for Maria Rossini): CREST Expansion Coordinator
Jon Fitzmaurice: National Science + Engineering Competition Project Manager
Adrian Fenton: Head of Education
Katherine Mathieson: Director of Programmes

Head Office Staff Contact details are in the main section of the British Science Association website.