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January 2015Join us at AAAS
We're hosting a workshop, drinks reception and two sessions at this year's American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) conference, 12th - 16th February. Join us if you can.
Read, search and share fact checking blogs from across the web
Researchers might benefit from the prospect of being able to use an evidence based approach in at least some member states.
We are recruiting for this new post to run the AllTrials campaign and parts of other Sense About Science campaigns and responsive work.
December 2014The best kept detox secret?
Can we get the energy we need without the emissions we don’t want?
November 2014Christmas Reading Room 2014
Join Simon Singh and the Libel Reform Campaign in Belfast to hear discussions the people of Northern Ireland cannot hear due to the archaic state of the law of libel.
Today we're putting politicians, companies, NGOs and individuals on notice that they should expect to be asked for evidence soon as we launch Ask for Evidence Online.
October 2014GM in Europe, it's not what you think
Discussions in Europe have been around GM as a corporate issue which ignores its use in publicly funded research.
Respond to the World Health Organisation's consultation on reporting results of clinical trials before 15th November.
On 28th October Professor Robbie Waugh, Dr Glenn Bryan, Professor Jonathan Jones, Professor Ottoline Leyser and Dr Huw Tyson will be answering your questions about new genome editing techniques.
Europe's medicines body listened to us and made it easier for researchers to do their jobs.
September 2014VoYS member wins science communication award
This week Mumsnet, the UK’s biggest network for parents, is featuring Ask for Evidence as its “Campaign of the Week”.
The University of Sheffield group ‘Science in Policy’ has organised a free science-policy conference to be held on the 7th November 2014.
August 2014Two job opportunities at Sense About Science
We have two new vacancies
European medicines body seems to want to control publication of analyses of data about side effects of drugs
July 2014No plans to promptly count the dead: The Government replies to our letter
We’ve just received a reply to the letter we sent over a month ago to the Prime Minister saying that the official statistics on deaths in England and Wales are wrong.