Our branch members help extend the reach of the British Science Association’s (BSA) activities throughout the UK and form a widespread network of contacts, expertise, creativity and a passion for engaging the public with science.

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Join a branch

Our branches are run by a diverse mix of volunteers. As a branch volunteer, you could develop skills in event management, science communication, publicity and fundraising, which can translate directly into career development.

Click here to find your local branch or browse a list of our branches below.

Start a branch

Can't find a branch in your local area?  Our network of branches is ever expanding. If you or a group is interested in starting a new branch, joining the BSA branch network provides a number of advantages. The BSA has a prestigious, long-standing reputation in the field of science communication, and our nationwide reach enables us to have a strong network of contacts across the UK. We are able to support branches across a range of areas, which include managing finances, fundraising, volunteer recruitment and marketing. 

To enquire about starting a new BSA branch in your local area, please contact Katie Leeper in the Engagement Team            

More information

Resources for existing branch members


Our branches:


Wales and Northern Ireland

North of England


East of England

South West of England

South East of England