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Demo day - how to get involved

Pledge your support and apply for a grant to help fund your demo day activity.

November 11, 2015 by AmyMacLaren
For British Science Week 2016, Demo Day will take place on Thursday 17 March. Demo Day is an opportunity to celebrate the power that hands-on science demonstrations have to inspire, excite and fuel the imaginations of young people.  We're encouraging…

Are you eligible for a British Science Week grant?

We have funding available to support events and activities run by schools and organisations during British Science Week. Application deadline is 23 November.

October 28, 2015 by AmyMacLaren
For British Science Week 2016, we have a number of grant schemes available, providing small pots of funding from £200 - £700 to help organisations and schools put on events and activities during the week. Applications are open now, and…

Help scientists identify bat calls as part of British Science Week

Get batty for British Science Week!

October 21, 2015 by Louise O
For British Science Week 2016 we are partnering with the Zooniverse project, Bat Detective, an audio-visual citizen science project that asks people to identify bat calls. Help us listen to the sonograms and pick out different calls! Bat Detective is…

Welcome to our new website!

We are pleased to welcome you to the new British Science Week website.

October 19, 2015 by AmyMacLaren
Welcome to the new British Science Week website We are pleased to welcome you to the new British Science Week website. The site offers lots of resources for planning and organising events and activities for British Science Week 2016. Here…

Community grant case studies from 2015

In a few days’ time we will be opening our round of grant applications for 2016.

October 15, 2015 by James Whayman
In a few days’ time we will be opening our round of grant applications for 2016. As with last year, one of our grant schemes is especially for community groups that work with audiences who are traditionally under-represented or not…

British Science Week 2015: a huge success!

This year’s British Science Week was a huge success, with over 5000 events and activities taking place nationwide.

October 15, 2015 by James Whayman
This year’s British Science Week was a huge success, with over 5000 events and activities taking place nationwide, engaging over 1.6 million participants. Everyone from children to research scientists got involved in everything from policy debates to science fairs and…