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British Columbia is home to a full spectrum of fascinating science centres and museums, and is a hub for world-class scientific research. This page provides you with helpful links to outside resources that can help you explore the realm of science within B.C.!

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Science Centres & Museums

Technology & Research Centres

Professional Associations of BC

Science Centres and Museums

British Columbia Museum Association

The British Columbia Museums Association has three directories where you can search for museums, exhibits and special events, as well as employment and volunteer opportunities across B.C.

Canadian Association of Science Centres

The Canadian Association of Science Centres website can help you find science centres across Canada, but also provides information about science and technology internships, career opportunities, and science centres’ events and news.

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Technology and Research Centres

Environment Canada, British Columbia, Science & Technology Centres

Environment Canada provides a list of its facilities in B.C. that conduct science and technology activities and research.

Genome British Columbia

Genome British Columbia is a non-profit research organization that supports genome sciences research projects in the province., Canadian Science Research Centres is a great resource for Canadian science! The listing of science research centres found here includes research centres in B.C. as well as across Canada.


TRIUMF is Canada’s national laboratory for particle and nuclear physics and is one of the world’s leading subatomic physics laboratories.

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Professional Associations of BC

Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC

ASTTBC is the association for technology professionals. This site provides a list of links to technology associations and organizations throughout B.C.

Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC

APEGBC’s website is a wealth of information for engineering and geosciences in the province, including access to publications and links to external resources.

British Columbia Society of Laboratory Science

BCSLS represents medical laboratory professionals. Here you can find a list of links to Canadian medical laboratory technologists' associations and regulators.

The British Columbia Regional Science & Technology Network

BCRSTN works to build on science, technology and innovative businesses in regional BC. The site has compiled a list of websites and has a list of members providing related information.

Federation of British Columbia Naturalists

BC Nature is an organization of natural history groups and represents 50 nature clubs in the province. Here you can find a list of links to such groups as B.C. naturalists and conservation organizations.

LifeSciences British Columbia

LifeSciences British Columbia is a leader in promoting the province’s science industry and supports the biopharmaceutical, medical device, bioproducts & bioenergy, and greater life sciences community in B.C.

Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology (SCWIST)

SCWIST is a non-profit organization that promotes awareness of the opportunities available for women in science, engineering and technology.

Science Outreach Directory

The Science Outreach Directory is a great place to find science outreach organizations, science courses, visits, field trips, mentoring, summer camps, clubs and professional development workshops.

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