The hidden side of clinical trials

Watch the AllTrials TEDx talk on YouTube

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Evidence matters to the public

Join us on 1st November at Parliament to make the case

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Plant Science Panel

Insecticides, biofuels, GMOs …

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'The Ugly Truth'

by Tracey Brown, director of Sense About Science

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News and Comment

September 2016

Join us in parliament on 1st November

Will you join us to tell parliamentarians, ministers and officials that evidence matters to you and you expect it to matter to government too?

Peer Review Week 2016

It's Peer Review Week! This year we are celebrating the role that reviewers play in the process and how important it is that we #RecognizeReview.

Evidence Matters

We are making a case to parliamentarians, ministers and officials that evidence matters to the public, and that we expect politicians and civil servants to discuss it openly.

August 2016

Understanding health research

This week researchers at the University of Glasgow, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit launched Understanding Health Research, a new interactive website to help people go beyond the headlines and better understand health research. We helped in the development and promotion of this tool to make it as user-friendly as possible as part of our Ask for Evidence campaign.

July 2016

Join us at ESOF

We'll be at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF 2016) in Manchester, starting this weekend. We hope to see many of you there.

Save the date: Peer Review week 2016

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, we are delighted to announce that the 2nd Peer Review Week will be held from 19th to 25th September 2016

June 2016

Standing up for evidence and reason in Europe

A lot of people have contacted us in recent days worried that during the referendum debate it started to become more acceptable to openly and cynically embrace untrue statements and dismiss expertise, and wondering what this means for people who are working to achieve the opposite of that.

Parent-led tool shows value of public engagement

Website shares complex children's heart surgery data with families

Missing Evidence

Inquiry into delayed publication of government-commissioned research

May 2016

Call for volunteers: can you help us test how transparent government is?

We are calling for volunteers to help us rate how transparent government is at showing the evidence it uses to justify policies.

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