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A better conversation about covid-19 risk with the public

We wrote to government ministers asking them to embark on a better conversation with the public about …

Advisors are not our leaders

Sense about Science has sought and achieved significant improvements in the use, standards and transparency …

Call on your MP to support transparency

  This week two parliamentary committees have written to government, calling for transparency …

Maddox prize nomination deadline extended

Thank to everyone who has supported the Maddox Prize so far, especially those who have put in a nomination …

Jonathan Bruun replaces Paul Hardaker as chair of Sense about Science

Professor Paul Hardaker, chief executive of the Institute of Physics, is stepping down today after chairing …

A fresh approach to scientific advice

On Friday Sense about Science Director Tracey Brown wrote to Boris Johnson urging him to use the May …

Evidence Week 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic MPs have been under pressure to show leadership in difficult circumstances with emerging evidence. Evidence Week is an opportunity for them to learn new ways to get across complicated policy issues.

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