Partners and people we work with


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Nuffield Research Placements give students the opportunity to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians for 4 – 6 weeks over the summer holidays. They are administered at a regional level by a network of Nuffield coordinators. Look for your local coordinator here:


Stem clubs


The National STEM Clubs Programme helps UK secondary schools to establish and maintain exciting science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) clubs.



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I’m a Scientist is a FREE online X Factor style competition for scientists, where school students are the judges. Students read the scientists’ profiles, ask them questions, have live online (text) chats with them and vote for their favourite scientist to win the £500 prize. It runs in March, June & November.

We also run I’m an Engineer, for Maths, D&T and Science students –


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BNHC is a Bristol based but nationally active partnership charity that engages people with the natural world. Working with our member organisations, we engage school groups with educational wildlife activities through events such as our Festival of Nature and BioBlitz.

Your-Green-Future-Logo-Tag-Line-RGB-AWYour Green Future is an interactive student event which explores the opportunities of a low carbon, resilient future.  It provides a unique interface for business and schools to investigate diverse fields, from locally emerging sustainable business models to cutting edge technologies.


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The Big Bang Fair are events which celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). There are two Big Bang Fairs held near us each year; The Big Bang at the NEC, Birmingham held in March and The Big Bang South West at the University of Exeter held in June. The events are aimed at demonstrating just how many exciting and rewarding opportunities there are out there in STEM.




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The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership set up the Business in Schools Network which is open to all providers engaged in supporting business working with education across the area.  The Employability Chartermark, our new initiative, is a recognition of the commitment of businesses and education providers in making our young people ‘work-ready’.


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Children of all ages can enjoy visiting Brunel’s ss Great Britain, with cross-curricular school workshops available for children in KS1, 2 and 3. For social or informal education clubs we also offer science activities, aimed at children aged 6 – 14, through our free Brunel Badge Loan Boxes.




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The EDT is the largest provider of STEM enrichment activities for UK youth.  Through taster activities, hands on STEM projects & placements which connect industry, education and young people, we deliver life changing experiences for 11-21 year olds nationwide.


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Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution established in 1832  to promote and advance science, literature and art. The BRLSI organises a wide range of lectures, exhibitions and a regular series of children’s science workshops on the 2nd Saturday afternoon of each month.  It has a library of simple to use table top  science activities for children.



Contact us

All general Hub enquiries:
Telephone: 01275 474948

Liz Lister

Caroline John

Rhona Phelps

Kathryn Warr