British
Science
Week
2021

5-14 March

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths that will take place between 5-14 March 2021!

Getting started

Getting involved in British Science Week is really easy, and you can take part in lots of different ways.

Activity packs

Activity packs

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Download the 2021 activity packs now, with our special 'Innovating for the future' theme!

Smashing Stereotypes

Smashing Stereotypes

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Celebrating the diverse people and careers in science & engineering!

Poster competition

Poster competition

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Get more information now on our 2021 competition!

Plan your activities

Plan your activities

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Plan your British Science Week 2021!

Our partners

Our partners

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Thank you to our supporters and partners

FAQs

FAQs

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Frequently asked questions about British Science Week.

Monthly newsletter

News & information

Diverse teams join the Smashing Stereotypes campaign!
Diverse teams join the Smashing Stereotypes campaign!

Diverse teams join the Smashing Stereotypes campaign!

You don’t have to look very far to find a common stereotype of a scientist - they’re typically characterised as white-haired lab-coat wearing males, smart but reserved and somehow distant from the real world. We want young people to see that science is so much more than this. Tackling stereotypes…

One week to go until British Science Week 2021!
One week to go until British Science Week 2021!

One week to go until British Science Week 2021!

2021 has not had the best start – in fact, it’s safe to say the last twelve months have provided one of the strangest and most challenging years in living memory. But as the first signs of spring start to awaken across the country, it can only mean one thing…

Why it’s the perfect time for British Science Week
Why it’s the perfect time for British Science Week

Why it’s the perfect time for British Science Week

By Maria Rossini, Head of Education at the British Science Association It’s been a long and pretty dark winter for many of us, and for our students too, as we have juggled the challenges of remote learning and key worker provision. Providing quality and accessible learning for all young people…