NERC – the Natural Environment Research Council is the driving force of investment in environmental science in the UK. NERC advances the frontier of environmental science by commissioning new research, infrastructure and training that delivers valuable scientific breakthroughs. We do this because understanding our changing planet is vital for our wellbeing and economic prosperity. Find out more about NERC’s public activities here.
Bluedot is an award-winning weekend of discovery at the grounds of the Jodrell Bank deep space observatory. Set against a backdrop of the iconic Lovell Telescope, bluedot combines a truly stellar line-up of music with a ground-breaking programme of live science experiments, expert talks and immersive artworks.
The Association for Science and Discovery Centres (ASDC) brings together the UK’s major science engagement organisations to play a strategic role in the nation’s engagement with science. Together, these centres engage over 20 million people each year with vibrant accessible science.