Changes to the British Science Association’s branches network

For over fifty years, the British Science Association has worked alongside our regional volunteer groups, known as the Branches, to reach a national audience. However, following a consultation, we will be updating the ways we work with our Branches to offer them more autonomy and to help us better serve our mission and strategy. Read more

BSA announces launch of Youth Industrial Strategy Competition

The British Science Association (BSA) has today launched a new challenge in partnership with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, asking young people to come up with innovative solutions to some of society’s biggest issues. Read more

Unearthing historic weather records to help predict future climate

This British Science Week, our citizen science partnership will focus on a great British favourite: the weather. We need your help to digitise two decades of important historical weather data, so we can contribute to new research into climate change. Read more

Gisela Abbam appointed Chair of British Science Association

We're delighted to announce that Gisela Abbam has been appointed as our new Chair of Council – the group that constitutes our board of trustees - taking the reins from Lord David Willetts, who stepped down in December Read more

Liz Bonnin awarded Honorary Fellowship of the British Science Association

Biochemist, wild animal biologist and presenter, Liz Bonnin, has been awarded a BSA Honorary Fellowship for her outstanding contribution to science, conservation and environmental engagement. Read more

2018 Honorary Fellows named

We're delighted to announce the recipients of this year's Honorary Fellowships - bestowed to those who embody our vision and make outstanding contributions to promoting science. Read more

Location of 2020 British Science Festival revealed

The British Science Association and Anglia Ruskin University announce partnership for 2020 Festival. Read more

British Science Festival will be heading to Coventry & Warwickshire

The British Science Association and University of Warwick announce new partnership for 2019. Read more

British Science Association and URENCO launch CREST in the Netherlands

12th September 2018 – The British Science Association (BSA) and URENCO today announce that CREST Awards are now available to schools and educators in the Netherlands, as part of a pilot project for the awards programme’s international expansion. Read more

BSA receives Sustaining Excellence funding from the Wellcome Trust

The British Science Association is delighted to announce that it has received funding from the Wellcome Trust under the Sustaining Excellence grant scheme. The scheme gives long-term support to organisations who have been previously funded by the Wellcome Trust to increase the impact of their public engagement projects and develop new ways of working. Read more

Top researchers recognised ahead of British Science Festival

The winners of our prestigious Award Lectures for 2018 have been announced. Seven top UK researchers have been recognised for their innovative work and engaging communication skills, following a competitive selection process. Read more

Full programme revealed for British Science Festival 2018

From robotics and the end of the universe, to climate change, spoken word and UV Yoga… Hull and the Humber will come alive with science this September Read more