Putting people at the heart of science – our three-year goals

Hilary Newiss, our Chair, and Hannah Russell, our Chief Executive, discuss the wider context of the BSA's new business plan on our blog. Read more

Neurodiversity Celebration Week with André Skepple

For Neurodiversity Celebration Week (18 to 24 March), we’re speaking to André Skepple, Founder & CEO of FullSpektrum to dig deeper into his thoughts around neurodiversity within the STEM sector. Read more

Education | British Science Week meets International Women's Day!

British Science Week has begun, and this year the first day (8 March) fall son International Women's Day! To celebrate this happy coincidence, we've brought together the women who are featured in our Smashing Stereotypes campaign this year, and explored the new classroom resource. Read more

Exeter 2023 Community Grants: blog series

The British Science Association (BSA) want to support, grow and diversify the community of people who are interested and involved in science. Every year, as part of the British Science Festival (BSF), we do this through our Community Grants programme. Read more

Introducing our new Director for Development and External Relations

In February 2024, Vijay Jassal joined the British Science Association as our new Director for Development and External Relations. In this blog we get to know more about him, including his professional background, what he hopes to achieve in the role, and his party trick! Read more

Education | A CREST Awards case study: bridging the gap between primary and secondary science with SuperStar

Secondary science teacher Kim Vale hosted pupils from local primary schools for a fun day of SuperStar CREST activities at The Holmesdale School in Kent. Kim spoke to us about how this instilled confidence in the pupils, benefitted the Year 8 helpers, and offered tips for other teachers on how best to plan their own SuperStar day. Read more

Get eco-friendly with the British Science Week 2024 activity packs!

The British Science Week 2024 activity packs for children and community groups are out now! The theme of the packs is 'Time', and in this blog, we look at activities across all four packs that look at the relationship between time and the steps we can take to protect the environment. Read more

Education | Better primary science as a step to addressing inequalities in STEM

The Education Endowment Foundation have released new recommendations for how to improve teaching primary science. In this blog, our Head of Education, Maria Rossini, shows teachers how running CREST Awards can help teachers achieve each of the six recommendations. Read more