6-15 March

British Science Week takes place between 6-15 March 2020 - join us for a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths

Getting started

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

Plan your activities


Plan your British Science Week 2020!

Activity packs


Check out our brand-new activity packs, themed around 'Our diverse planet'

Citizen science


Our 2020 citizen science project will help tackle deforestation and sustainability

Smashing Stereotypes


Celebrating the diverse people and careers in science & engineering!

Poster competition


UPDATE: Entrants encouraged to apply digitally, judging to be delayed

Our partners


Thank you to our supporters and partners



Frequently asked questions about British Science Week.



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News & information

British Science Week Q&A with a Guinness World Record holder

British Science Week Q&A with a Guinness World Record holder

In 2019, explorer Victor Vescovo was recognised by Guinness World Records as the First person to reach Earth's highest and lowest points. Vescovo has experienced Earth's most extremes - and has now been inducted into the GWR Hall of Fame in the GWR 2021 edition (to be published this Autumn).…

Sustainability from the sofa

Sustainability from the sofa

The British Science Association has today released survey results to coincide with the start of British Science Week (6-15 March 2020‎), which show that while documentaries like Blue Planet are putting environmental issues front of mind, many of us are still confused about how we can make a positive impact,…

Response to coronavirus

The British Science Association are closely monitoring the ongoing coronavirus situation, and we are aware that with British Science Week starting on Friday 6 March, there will be lots of events taking place across the country – both big and small – and some people may be concerned that these…