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Hampshire & Isle of Wight Branch

Based in Portsmouth and the Isle of Wight, the Hampshire and Isle of Wight branch will aim to run a series of events in and around the city. 

Isle of Wight Cafe Scientifique

The Branch run the monthly Isle of Wight Cafe Scientifique at the Regency Suite above the Conservative Club in Shanklin. Click here for full details.


Back on the mainland, the Branch are currently looking for enthusiastic, dedicated volunteers to join their committee!
This is a perfect opportunity to get involved in organising innovative and exciting events which engage the public with science. You needn’t be a scientific expert - non-scientists with an interest in marketing, events management, and finance may also find valuable volunteering opportunities with the branch.
Interested? Email Sabah Adams, Engagement Officer (Regional), for more information about volunteering with the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Branch.

Please Note: Our regional Branches are run by volunteers over 18 years of age. If your enquiry is about volunteer opportunities for under 18s, please contact crest@britishscienceassociation.org

Chair: Maricar Jagger
Treasurers: John Ash 

If you would like to support the branch and help raise some vital funds at no extra cost for you when shopping online, please visit their easyfundrasing page. It’s easy, it’s free, and you will even receive vouchers and special offers! You could also support your branch by joining one of Discover Adventure's sport fundraising challenges and/or our new recycling scheme privded by Recycling Appeal.