Since 1997 we have worked on a diverse portfolio of projects with a long list of partners and funders. Projects which are no longer available on our website frequently have materials stored in the British Science Association Collective Memory. If you cannot find the project you are looking for, please contact us.
A small study of the ESRC Festival of Social Science from 2006 to 2011 which reviewed the successes and the benefits over time, as well as developing learning points for future events.
An EU-funded outdoor robotics competition, in which teams from around the world were invited to test the intelligence and autonomy of their robots in realistic, demanding mock emergency-response scenarios.
Connected Communities is a cross-council Research Programme led by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
This evaluation assessed the impact and influence of a pilot training course in education outreach.
Commissioned by the Wellcome Trust, the Science Communication Unit carried out research in 2013 to identify evidence on informal learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).
This in-depth public engagement research project involved a thorough investigation of best practice in science communication within 'generic venues.
This work investigated whether there are any observable impacts two years on from the Girls into Physics Action Research Project.
An engagement project which brought together creative, artistic and engineering skills to develop a semi-autonomous robot puppet.
This project sought to inspire young people to explore the scientific underpinning of climate change, as well as the societal issues that shape their landscape, and the ways that partnerships between different stakeholder groups can help to meet and support social needs.
The Science Communication Unit conducted an evaluation of a strand of activities sponsored by the Wellcome Trust at the 2014 Latitude Festival.
A dialogue event designed to stimulate debate into the personal, social and ethical issues of advances in medical genetics.
A British Academy Small Research grant funded this project which was carried out within the Science Communication Unit.
In 2009, the Science Communication Unit undertook research producing a public engagement map.
The 'Robotic Visions' project aimed to provide a unique platform for two-way discussion and debate between young people and robotics researchers.
An interactive dialogue event, designed to stimulate the audience to think about and discuss advances in robotics.
A Royal Academy of Engineering project where engineers collaborated with zoologists to showcase how humans have learned from the ingenuity of nature.
This landscape study researched the similarities and differences between the huge varieties of live science events.
A comic strip written by Emma Weitkamp to engage key stage 2 primary school children with science.
The SCOOP project sought to support the efforts of the research community in the social sciences to reach policy makers.
This research focused on the data contained within the UK-wide STEM Directories to identify gaps and overlaps in provision.
This research focused on increasing knowledge of employer requirements for communication skills amongst UWE graduates.
Robotics encompassed a broad range of academic disciplines including engineering, biology, neuroscience, psychology and artificial intelligence.