Running Science and Engineering Events

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From the British Science Association, these resources give useful guidance and tips for running a public engagement in science event. This could be as part of the Association's annual National Science & Engineering Week (NSEW). Two guides are included in these materials.

Guide to running your event: This booklet covers some of the major points to consider when planning an event. It looks at questions including: 

* Why run an event?

* Who is the event for?

* What to do?

* Who to work with

* How much will it cost?

Science on a shoestring: This document is designed to act as a guide to running an NSEW event or activity, on a shoestring budget. It contains information on areas such as: 

* Booking a presenter or activity

* Free resources

* Getting funding

* CREST awards

* Ideas for activities.

To find out about local events or to add an event to the National Science & Engineering week programme, register by completing this form.

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Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.

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