Exhibit your work at the Summer Science Exhibition 2024

The Summer Science Exhibition is the Royal Society’s flagship public engagement event which takes place in July every year at the prestigious home of the Royal Society in central London. The call for proposals is now closed.

Each year over 10,000 members of the public, including 2,000 school students, visit the Summer Science Exhibition. Many more are reached through coverage on TV, in the media and through our online content.

The exhibition provides a unique opportunity to raise the profile of your research and institution with key influencers, including potential funders, government and the public. We welcome proposals from researchers in academia, industry and in between, as long as the project lead is UK-based.  

Learn more about the process and benefits of exhibiting at the Summer Science Exhibition.

Writing your proposal

Selection criteria

The Summer Science Exhibition Committee will invite a selected number of research exhibits to take part in the 2024 Summer Science Exhibition. 

They aim to select exhibits that cover a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines. 

Selection will be based on:

Quality and cutting edge science: The most important component: the science on show should be novel, robust and ground-breaking

Interactive and hands-on elements: Wherever possible, exhibits should contain elements that visitors can touch and try out to understand the scientific concepts behind the research

Interest to a broad audience: The most successful exhibits are those that are relevant to visitors or their experiences

Learn more about exhibiting at the Summer Science Exhibition.

How to apply 

You will need a Flexi-Grant account to submit a proposal. If you do not already have one, you can click on the Submit a proposal button at the top of this page. This will take you to the Flexi-Grant homepage where you can register. 

Once you have created an account:

  • Select Grants application system
  • Go to My applications
  • This will display a list of applications you can start - scroll down to Summer Science Exhibition 2024

After completing a section you can save it and return to your application at any time. 

Contact us

If you have any questions, please email us or call on +44 20 7451 2615. 

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