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The Science Council gives written evidence to House of Commons Select Committee, November 2009 Read more

02 September 2010

New group to bring together expertise on overseas development projects

This October sees the launch of the Learned Societies for Development (LSfD) steering group and network under the UK National Commission for UNESCO. Read more

11 October 2010

Policy Portal

Science policy - collection of papers on important science policy issues across national and international science communities Read more

02 September 2010

Animal experiments

Scientific opinion on animal experiments, animal rights science and testing policies, scientific research and the ethics of experiments on animals

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02 September 2010

Climate change

Study of climate change and the science of global warming

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02 September 2010

Comprehensive Spending Review 2010

This is a key time for the science community to give its views on the comprehensive spending review. Please find submissions and key documents below. Read more

02 September 2010

Scientific opinion on creationism and intelligent design

Darwin's 200th birthday was an opportunity to celebrate Charles Darwin's life and the contribution he made to increasing understanding of the world Read more

02 September 2010


A vision for Science and Society Read more

02 September 2010

What is science?

The Science Council's definition of science Read more

04 September 2010

Future Morph launched

Future Morph website launched to help address problems of perception about careers options available from studying science. Read more

07 November 2008

ScienceGrrl Calendar 2013: celebrating the female face of science

ScienceGrrl Calendar 2013: celebrating the female face of science Read more

18 October 2012

Science a key foundation for international development

House of Commons Science & Technology report on science and international development Read more

26 October 2012

Science Council 'Science and Innovation Policy'

The Science Council’s March 2010 position statement on priorities for science and innovation policy Read more

15 March 2011

Putting Science on the Map in National Science and Engineering Week

It's time to stop hiding. Read more

15 March 2011

10 minute volunteering for STEM

The hidden science map is launched today to tempt scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians to volunteer 10 minutes to tell the world about the science they use everyday Read more

05 April 2011

Medical Science theme for May

From Sunday 1st May the Hidden Science action on the Orange ‘Do Some Good’ app has the new theme of Medical Science. Read more

03 May 2011

Kriss Akabusi answers your questions

The former sprint and hurdling athlete has been helping to answer questions on the theme of water Read more

06 June 2011

We’re all talking about Earth Science in October

This year, for the first time, the Geological Society is organising the UK’s first Earth Science Week from 10 - 17 October 2011 Read more

30 September 2011


Statements and reports on the production, application and sustainability of biofuels Read more

01 February 2012

Carbon Capture and Storage

Statements and reports on Carbon Capture and Storage technologies, policies and applications Read more

01 February 2012

Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically Modified Organisms Read more

01 February 2012

Send boredom packing with our ten top science activities for the summer holidays!!

10 great home-based low cost activities for children this summer Read more

18 July 2013

Open access to scientific publishing

A page of links and downloads to reports, responses and information about open access to scientific research Read more

16 July 2012

E-Mentoring for Science Careers

The Social Mobility Foundation is looking for mentors to provide career advise to sixteen and seventeen year olds Read more

05 March 2013


11 March 2013


11 March 2013

Provision for practical science in schools is seriously lacking

Spending on hands-on science activities varies greatly between schools Read more

07 May 2013


20 May 2013


Statements and reports from UK and international organisations on water policy Read more

11 July 2013


Statements and reports from UK and international organistions on biodiversity Read more

11 July 2013


Don’t get bored this summer holiday. The Science Council has identified 10 great home-based low cost activities for children with absolutely no entry fees or queues Read more

19 July 2013

10 best science activities for the summer holidays

Science Council publishes its 10 favourite science activities to do at home Read more

31 July 2013

Gareth Roberts Science Policy Lecture 2013

Baroness Onora O'Neill to give fourth Robert Lecture at the Law Society Read more

13 September 2013


07 July 2014

10 Great Gifts for the Professional Scientist in Your Life

Need some inspiration this festive season? Here’s our guide to finding the perfect gift for the scientist in your life Read more

28 November 2014

Government plan commits to better accreditation of STEM degrees

10-year strategy for science and innovation, outlining 5 principles for growth is welcomed by the Science Council Read more

18 December 2014