The Royal Society offers the following programmes:

SSE researcher public engagement

Meet the Scientists

The Royal Society offers support for Research Fellows who want to do public engagement


Writing and media skills

The Royal Society provides three courses for scientists on writing and media skills.

Pairing scheme

This scheme builds bridges between parliamentarians, civil servants and some of the best research scientists in the UK.


Innovation and the Business of Science

This course helps researchers understand the relationship between science and industry, and what it means to be a scientific entrepreneur.

Education outreach

This training course supports Research Fellows interested in education outreach.

Mentoring scheme

The Royal Society’s mentoring scheme for early career Research Fellows.

Our mission

To recognise, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.

Our priorities

  • Promoting science and its benefits
  • Recognising excellence in science
  • Supporting outstanding science
  • Providing scientific advice for policy
  • Fostering international and global cooperation
  • Education and public engagement