Charity information

The BA

Established in 1831 the BA (British Association for the Advancement of Science) is a charity that exists to advance the understanding, accessibility and accountability of the sciences and engineering.

Operating throughout the UK the BA connects people with science through events, educational enrichment schemes in schools, science in society activities and also by encouraging and assisting scientists to communicate their research.

The BA’s major initiatives across the UK include the annual National Science and Engineering Week and the BA Festival of Science. The BA's curriculum enrichment scheme for young people, CREST (celebrating CREativity in Science and Technology) is the leader in its field, involving over 30,000 young people aged 5-19 every year.

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