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Nominations for the Maddox Prize for Standing up for Science

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Missing Evidence

An inquiry into the delayed publication of government-comissioned research

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'The Ugly Truth'

by Tracey Brown, director of Sense About Science

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Measuring government transparency

New framework rates use of evidence

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Advisory council

The trustees appoint members of the Advisory Council to provide as broad a range of views as possible and to challenge their thinking.

Professor John Adams 

Professor Peter Atkins

Professor Sir Colin Berry FMedSci

Professor Colin Blakemore FMedSci FRS

Professor Gustav Born FRS

Professor Sir Robert Boyd FMedSci

Professor John Coggins

Professor Phil Dale OBE

Professor Adrian Dixon FMedSci

Dr Simon Festing

Dr Ron Fraser

Mr David Allen Green

Dr Irene Hames

Dr Evan Harris

Lord Hunt of Chesterton FRS

Lord Jenkin of Roding

Professor Trevor Jones CBE

Professor Sir David A. King FRS

Professor Sir Peter Lachmann FRS FMedSci

Professor Chris Leaver CBE FRS

Ms Prue Leith OBE

Mr Mark Lynas

Professor Julian Ma

Professor Alan Malcolm

Professor Elizabeth M. Morris, OBE, BSc, PhD 

Professor Vivian Moses

Professor Sir Keith Peters FRS FMedSci

Lord Plumb of Coleshill DL

Dr Ian Ragan

Dr Matt Ridley FMedSci

Professor Raymond Tallis FMedSci

Professor Anthony Trewavas FRS

Lord Turnberg of Cheadle FMedSci

Dr Roger Turner

Professor Sir Simon Wessely FMedSci

Professor Michael Wilson


The Advisory Council does not meet or take decisions. Any questions about the governance of Sense About Science should be directed to the Board of Trustees.