Where to find funding for community projects and events

Missed out on British Science Week funding? Never fear - there are many other grant schemes you can apply for. Read our guest piece by Get Grants Ltd to find out more.Read more

7 things we learned at this year's Huxley Summit

This week, the third Huxley Summit took place in London. Here are the top things we learned from the riveting debates, roundtables, and in-conversations that took place with some of the biggest names in business, science and the media.Read more

Huxley Summit 2018: Public opinion is powerful and unpredictable

In our modern world, changes in social norms can be profound and rapid. Last year, who would have guessed that 'single-use' would be named Collins Dictionary word of 2018? British Science Association Chief Executive, Katherine Mathieson, reflects on the power of public opinion.Read more

Public perceptions of risk in a complex world

Ahead of 2018's Huxley Summit, we worked with major partner Diageo to create a short guide on improving the understanding and communication of risk across society. Read more and download it here.Read more

Can we turn the plastic tide before it’s too late?

Honorary Fellow, Liz Bonnin, will be speaking at the Huxley Summit on Wednesday 28 November on the topic of ocean plastics.Read more

Innovating by design: the first steps

How can design thinking help science festivals improve their programme and reach under-served audiences? Find out how Bristol Festival of Nature and Bath Taps into Science are doing thisRead more

Volunteering is for everyone

With the help of Disability Rights UK, we've published guidelines to ensure our branches can support those with disabilities or impairments so that everyone can volunteer with us. Here more from our Volunteer Engagement Officer.Read more

The UK Science Festivals Network conference 2018 programme is now live!

Check out the #UKSFN18 programme and book your tickets for the 21 November, in Swansea.Read more

Launching our new Community Leaders programme

We are very excited to be launching a ‘Community Leaders’ pilot to help further enable community groups who work with under-represented audiences to deliver science related projects during British Science Week.Read more

What is the future of robotics?

Robots are set to play an increasingly important role in our lives, starting in the workplace. What is the future of robotics? Innovate UK break it down for us.Read more

Unearthing new venues through Science Live

We're excited to announce that have added new features to the Science Live website that will allow people to search for venues in their local area. Find out more.Read more

British Science Festival: Hellblade: tackling psychosis stereotypes

On the face of it, Hellblade seems like any other game: it’s the story of an 8th century warrior who must overcome a series of challenges to rescue the soul of her deceased lover. However, Senua suffers from psychosis which causes both visual and auditory hallucinations throughout play. Alicia Shephard found out how the creators managed to approach the topic sensitively and accurately.Read more