National Science & Engineering Week

The UK's widest grassroots celebration of all things science and engineering


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Welcome to British Science Week!


British Science Week (BSW, formerly National Science & Engineering Week (NSEW)) is a ten-day programme of science, technology, engineering and maths events and activities across the UK aimed at people of all ages.

BSW 2015 will take place 13 - 22 March.

Anyone can organise an event or activity, and the British Science Association helps organisers plan by providing free activity and support resources. We welcome and support any type of organiser, from schools to community groups and from parents to large organisations. The resulting programme of events is a hugely varied and eclectic mix.

New website launching this week

Our new website,, will be launching later this week and will include a new activity pack, updated how-to guides and a new event registration system. In the meantime, please make use of our current resources as you begin planning for BSW 2015.

BSW 2015 grants

If you are interested in applying for a BSW 2015 grant, please visit this page for our various grant guidelines. Grant applications will be linked with event registrations, which will open later this month.


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