Public Attitudes to Science: charting the public’s pre-pandemic mood

What is the public’s attitude to science in the UK? And how has it changed, if at all, since 2014? Abi Hilditch, Policy Partnerships Manager at the BSA, delves into the recently published Public Attitudes to Science report in this latest blog post. Read more

Life online: the new authentic?

Alan Barker speaks to Dr Xinyuan Wang the 2020 Daphne Oram Award Lecture winner for Digital Innovation. Her research focuses on how different communities in China are using social media to craft new identities for themselves and are embracing digital in surprising ways. Read more

Introducing: The Boredom Project

The Boredom Project: Chelmsford Creatives respond to their experiences of boredom during lockdown via a series of virtual workshops Read more

CREST in Wales 'engaging, relevant and flexible'

We spoke to Alicia Davies, a science teacher at Ysgol Nantgwyn in the South Wales Valleys to get her views about running the CREST Awards virtually over the last few months. Read more

Beating sepsis with wearable sensors – the future

Alan Barker speaks to Dr Meera Joshi the 2020 Isambard Kingdom Brunel Award Lecture winner for Engineering, Technology and Industry. Dr Josh's research focuses on sepsis and how spotting the signs early via wearable sensors could improve a patient’s chances of survival Read more

Developing our new health research grants scheme

New Interim Head of Grants Yvonne Campbell recaps the initial stages of the journey towards a new programme of work supporting diversity and innovation in public engagement with health research. Read more

Huxley Summit Half-time Review: Stand-out moment and call to action from 2020

On July 1st 2020, the British Science Association hosted the Huxley Summit Half-time Review, featuring a panel of experts from science, business, policy and the media. Read more