Challenging the perception of industry by school students

What does the word ‘industry’ make you think of? Many children, their parents and teachers have negative views of industry and use words such as ‘pollution’ and ‘dangerous’ to describe it. CIEC are working to dismantle this stereotype.Read more

Ten things you might not know about fish…

To mark World Oceans Day, taking place today (June 8), we’re delighted to feature a guest piece from marine biologist, diver, surfer, broadcaster and writer, Helen Scales. Think you know fish? Think again...Read more

Volunteers' Week: Meet Pippa

Watch this interview with the wonderful Pippa Weaver - our Volunteer Engagement Officer - who gives our UK-wide volunteers endless support, advice and enthusiasmRead more

Volunteers' Week: Q&A with Sheffield branch member, Svet Tsokov

It's Volunteer's Week! To celebrate, we're shining a spotlight on all our wonderful, invaluable volunteers. Today, we're featuring Svet Tsokov, one of our Sheffield branch members.Read more

Volunteers' Week: Food for thought

It's Volunteer's Week! To celebrate, we're shining a spotlight on all our wonderful, invaluable volunteers. Here, our Oxford branch Chair describes a fascinating event they ran for local migrants and refugees.Read more

Volunteers' Week 2018

To mark the start of Volunteers' Week, we’re celebrating the fabulous work our volunteers do. From running grassroots events to offering programme advice and speaking about our vision, our diverse volunteer pool is integral to our work. Read 2017's highlights here.Read more

Is audio a good medium for science?

At first, radio and podcasts might seem like a bad fit for science: a lot of science is visual. Without being able to show some of the stunning animals, planets and robots, you can lose a bit of the sparkle to a story. Georgia Mills, producer of The Naked Scientists, explains why this need not be the case.Read more

APPG for Diversity and Inclusion in STEM: Why the right time is now

MP Chi Onwurah discusses why she's working with the British Science Association to launch an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Diversity and Inclusion in STEMRead more

HowTheLightGetsIn Festival 2018

HowTheLightGetsIn is the world’s largest philosophy and music festival, taking place annually in May in Hay-on-Wye. Science Programme Producer, Ilan Goodman tells us what to expect from this eclectic event.Read more

Mycologists needed to save the world

Assemble your team and apply for a fungus kit from Kew Gardens! Find out how you can get involved...Read more

Seeds of Science: a Q&A with Mark Lynas

Mark Lynas was one of the original GM field wreckers. Back in the 1990s – working undercover with his colleagues in the environmental movement – he would descend on trial sites of genetically modified crops at night and hack them to pieces. But Mark has changed his mind. His new book Seeds of Science explains why...Read more

Blueprint: How Our Childhood Makes Us Who We Are

Former BSA Media Fellow Dr Lucy Maddox presents key findings about how aspects of our childhood can influence the rest of our lives. Weaving cutting-edge research with every day and clinical examples, Dr Maddox explains how we develop from an unconscious bundle of cells to a fully grown, conscious adultRead more