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

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

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

Embedding equality, diversity & inclusion in the culture of an organisation takes time, and in this blog, Katherine Mathieson, reflects on our journey so far.Read more

Expert tips that will make any UCAS personal statement stand out

With the 2019 UCAS deadline in sight, how can you make your application stand out from the crowd? We spoke to Outreach School Visits Programme Manager at Imperial, Jane Marshall, who offered some insight.Read more

Looking back at UKSFN18

Our second UK Science Festivals Network conference took place in Swansea last month. Here, you'll find an overview of what was discussed in each session, so if you weren’t able to attend one, or the conference at all, you can get up to speed…Read more

Reflections from an Award Lecture winner

In 2018, Dr Oli Williams was awarded the Margaret Mead Award Lecture for Social Sciences. His lecture, ‘The Weight of Expectation’, challenged some of society's fundamental - and unhelpful - assumptions about obesity. Here, he reflects on his time as an Award Lecturer.Read more

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