The British Science Association would like to thank all our sponsors and partners for their support of the Huxley Summit 2019.

Principal Partner


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

For more information about our organisation, please visit ey.com.

Supported by


Lloyd’s Register Foundation is an independent global charity that is engineering a safer world. It aims to reduce risk and enhance the safety of the critical infrastructure that modern society relies upon in areas such as energy, transport, and food. It supports high quality research, technology, education and public outreach.

Major Partner


Diageo is a global leader in beverage alcohol, and our outstanding collection of brands are enjoyed in more than 180 countries around the world. We own 20 of the world’s top 100 spirits brands among which Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, J&B, Buchanan’s, Cîroc, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Baileys.

We are a business built and sustained through innovation, and developing new ideas is crucial to our growth strategy. We aim to create a positive role for alcohol in society by reducing harmful drinking, building thriving communities and continuously reducing our environmental impact.


The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is the UK’s main agency for funding and managing research, training and knowledge exchange in the environmental sciences. Our work covers the full range of atmospheric, Earth, biological, terrestrial and aquatic science, from the deep oceans to the upper atmosphere and from the poles to the equator. We coordinate some of the world’s most exciting research projects, tackling major issues such as climate change, environmental influences on human health, the genetic make-up of life on Earth, and much more. NERC is a part of the non-departmental public body, UK Research and Innovation. NERC has an annual budget of around £330 million of annual funding from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS).


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The Institute of Physics (IOP) is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland. It seeks to raise public awareness and understanding of physics, inspire people to develop their knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of physics and support the development of a diverse and inclusive physics community. As a charity, the IOP’s mission is to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

Partner and host

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The Royal Institution’s (Ri) vision is for a world where everyone is inspired to think more deeply about science and its place in our lives. An independent registered charity, the Ri provides science education, public engagement, and heritage activities for people of all ages and backgrounds, creating opportunities for everyone to discover, discuss and critically examine science and how it shapes the world around us.

For more information please visit www.rigb.org.

Media Partner


i launched as Britain’s first and only concise quality national newspaper in 2010, introducing a trusted, impartial voice to the market, bringing readers an intelligent daily briefing. To find out more, please visit: inews.co.uk.

The British Science Association would like to thank you all our previous sponsors and partners that have helped support the Huxley Summit in the past. You can find more information about our previous partners on our 2016, 2017 and 2018 pages.