Update on AccessLab: a new kind of public engagement event

Having run five trial AccessLab workshops in Devon and Cornwall we reflect on the format, and share some of the successes of the scheme. Read more

Volunteers' Week 2019: reflecting, celebrating and evolving

For Volunteers' Week 2019 we reflect on and celebrate the work of our tireless volunteers. We also fill you in on the big changes that are ahead and share some useful resources to support groups going forwards. Read on to find out more... Read more

Clearing the Air: The Beginning and the End of Air Pollution - Q&A with Tim Smedley

Air pollution is one of the world's biggest killers, but why? And what can be done about it. Journalist Tim Smedley has all the answers in his latest book, Clearing the Air. Read more

Community Leaders Programme: the journey so far

How do you reach seldom-engaged communities? Find out how thanks to the amazing community leaders dotted around the UK, working tirelessly to bring STEM to their local areas Read more

3M releases new resources to help scientists become better storytellers

British Science Week Major Partners 3M has released its annual State of Science Index (SOSI) which has revealed many Brits are keen to engage more with science but believe that scientists must do more to demystify their work. Read more about their findings here. Read more

Looking back at British Science Week 2019

This year’s British Science Week was a blast from start to finish. Want to relive it or see what action unfolded? Read on for our top picks from the Week... Read more

British Science Week 2019: Our partnership with Eurotunnel

For our 25th British Science Week we were delighted to partner with Eurotunnel who, in 2019, are also celebrating 25 years since the Channel Tunnel opened! Find out more here. Read more

How can we make having a diverse and inclusive workforce a priority for the science engagement sector?

The National Forum for Public Engagement with STEM have published today the results of a survey they conducted with professionals and volunteers who work in informal STEM engagement, and Clio Heslop, our Cultural Partnerships Manager, discusses some of the highlights. Read more

Operation Weather Rescue: we need your help!

Getting those mid-week blues? Wanting to get involved in British Science Week but still not sure how? Rally up your colleagues and take part in our 'hump day citizen science challenge'! Read more

International Women’s Day: Why we must all ‘Balance for Better’

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD). As always, this day provides an opportunity to reflect on – and celebrate – the achievements of women throughout history. But there's still work to be done. Read more

How to get involved in British Science Week 2019

There's so many ways you can get involved in this year, from running an event to taking part in our citizen science project or themed race. Read on to find out more. Read more

Love Factually: The Science of Who, How and Why We Love

Can we ever understand love? Laura Mucha wants to find out. She has interviewed hundreds of strangers, from the ages of 8 to 95 in more than 40 countries, asking them to share their most personal stories, feelings and insights about love. Here are her findings. Read more