Science Organisations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Science Organisations

Academy of Medical Sciences

An independent body representing the whole spectrum of medical science, supporting research and its application. Includes information about membership, publications, policies, and careers resources.

The Association of Applied Biologists

An organisation founded in 1904 to help support the work and study in applied biology. Includes news, publications and conference details.

Association of British Science Writers (ABSW)

Exists to help those who write about science and technology, and to improve the standard of science journalism in the UK. Includes guides, directory of members, and news.

British Council - Science and Research

Links scientists globally and provide information for international researchers on jobs and funding in the UK.

British Science Association

Open membership organisation where people can learn about, discuss and challenge the sciences. Activities and events, regions and branches, and a science in society section.

British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

Exists to facilitate the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge in the field of antimicrobial chemotherapy.

Campaign for Science & Engineering (CASE)

An independent advocate for science and engineering in the UK. Includes information about their campaigns, policies, media coverage, and publications.

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Government funding agency for research and training in engineering and physical sciences. Features research highlights, funding section and news.

The Explorers Club British Chapter

Multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research. Explains the membership criteria and offers an overview of exploration projects currently underway.

HEaTED (Higher Education and Technicians Education and Development)

Supports professional development of the technical workforce in education and related fields; with details of membership, courses available, news and events, and contacts.

Institute of Measurement and Control

Qualifying body and professional membership organisation for those disciplines which have a common interest in measurement and control. Includes information on the organisation's history as well as its services, publications and networks.

The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs)

Promote and develops alternatives to animal testing in the UK. Mission and strategy, animal use in the UK, events, public engagement and FAQs.

The Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

Awards some 25 postgraduate Fellowships and Scholarships a year, for advanced study and research in science, engineering, the built environment and design.

The Royal Society

The national academy of science of the UK and the Commonwealth; information about its activities, publications, discussions of current science-related issues, and news.

Science and Technology Facilities Council

Distributes public money to support scientific research and provides access to world-class facilities overseas; offers a comprehensive guide to their schemes and operations.

The Science Council

A membership organisation that represents the learned societies and professional institutions across the breadth of science in the UK, and aims to advance science and its applications for public benefit.

Scientific Exploration Society

UK charity which initiates a worldwide programme of scientific expeditions focusing on scientific, conservation, education and community aid projects.

Scientists for Labour

An organisation open to members or supporters of the Labour Party who are interested or involved in UK science and technology.

Scottish Science Advisory Council

Providing independent advice and recommendations on science strategy, policy and priorities to the Scottish Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland.

Shackleton Scholarship Fund

Providing both academic and quality of life scholarships enabling scientists and other experts to visit the Falkland Islands.

Society for the History of Natural History

Society for all those interested in the natural history in the broadest sense. Includes information on the society's newsletter, events and exhibitions. shnhsocnathist

Welsh Crucible

Providing a programme of personal, professional and leadership development for highly promising research leaders of the future who are building their careers in Wales. welshcrucible

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