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Talking about Covid conspiracy theory

Useful approaches for constructive conversations about Covid conspiracy theories. Published: 16 June …

Making Sense of Uncertainty: the slide guide

During the coronavirus pandemic we have seen a huge need for a greater shared understanding in how we …

Developing a practical risk literacy agenda

Sense about Science and Lloyd’s Register Foundation are partnering on Making Sense of Risk, a project …

Covid-19 transmission

The ideas in public circulation about preventing transmission of coronavirus are now quite adrift from …

Maddox Prize 2020

Anthony Fauci and Salim S. Abdool Karim, key government health advisors for the United States of America …

Making Sense of Covid-19 Testing

Testing for the virus is essential – so is being clear about what it can and can’t tell us. Published: …

John Maddox Prize 2021

Nominations for the 2021 John Maddox Prize, a joint initiative of the charity Sense about Science and the leading international scientific journal Nature, are open until 14 June. The John Maddox Prize recognises the work of an individual to promote sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest, facing difficulty or hostility in doing so.

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