Sense about Science ? equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
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June 2013RIAT initiative for publication of historical clinical trial findings
Government promises to bring new libel law into effect by end of the year
Our reaction to the report
May 2013Live online Q&A
What would your ideal ‘super wheat’ be?
Chinese translation of 'I Don’t Know What to Believe' our guide to peer review is launched today.
The Defamation Bill became the Defamation Act last week. It’s time to celebrate its successes and the campaigning effort.
Can you join us downstairs at the Penderel’s Oak pub in Holborn, London EWC1 on Thursday 16th May from 6.30pm?
April 2013AllTrials campaign launches in America
Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine to lead the US campaign for all clinical trials to be registered and results reported
The John Maddox Prize for standing up for science will reward an individual who has promoted sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest. Its emphasis is on those who have faced difficulty or hostility in doing so.
Bill just waiting for Royal Assent to become law
Thanks to all your work with us over the last few weeks, the proposal asking companies to show harm before they can sue for libel is back on the table.
The Cochrane Collaboration has become one of the core organisations in the AllTrials campaign, joining Sense About Science, BMJ, James Lind Initiative, Bad Science and the Centre for Evidence Based Medicine.
The Government rejected reforms that would limit companies' abilities to use the libel laws
How can it be right that companies delivering public services can’t be criticised by citizens
March 2013"TV turns kids into monsters"
Scientists warn the public that some commercial DNA tests are ‘genetic astrology’.
February 2013"Mediterranean diet reduces heart attacks"
Postdocs and graduate students from all fields of research and science outreach are joining together to launch a campaign to get people questioning the claims they see in newspapers, on TV, in adverts and from policy makers.
A new guide to peer review is launched in the US today to help the public make sense of research claims.
January 2013Does a viral gene found in GM food raise safety concerns?
It's time all clinical trial results are reported.