The British Science Association would like to thank all our sponsors and partners for their support of the
Huxley Summit 2018.

Headline Sponsor


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 economics the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all 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.

Major Partners


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.



Genomics England is a company set up and owned by the UK Department of Health to run the 100,000 Genomes Project, which aims to sequence 100,000 genomes from NHS patients. This flagship project will sequence 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients with rare diseases, and their families, as well as patients with common cancers.


The Royal Society of Chemistry works to shape the future of the chemical sciences – for the benefit of science and humanity. With over 50,000 members and a knowledge business that spans the globe, we are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists; supporting and representing our members and bringing together scientists from all over the world. As a not-for-profit organisation with more than 175 years of heritage and an ambitious international vision for the future, we promote, support and celebrate chemistry.


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The Institute of Physics is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland, inspiring people to develop their knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of physics. We work with a range of partners to support and develop the teaching of physics in schools; we encourage innovation, growth and productivity in business; and we provide evidence-based advice to governments across the UK and in Ireland.

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

With thanks

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Wellcome exists to improve health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive. We’re a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations, and spark debate.


The Lloyd’s Register Foundation is a UK charity established in 2012. With our mission to protect the safety of life and property, and to advance transport and engineering education and research, the Foundation has an important role to play in meeting the challenges of today and the future.