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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VoYS partners 2012

We are grateful to the following organisations for their support of the VoYS programme and workshops in 2012:

Association for Clinical Biochemistry

Biochemical Society

British Institute of Radiology

British Toxicology Society


Institute of Physics

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine

Manchester Metropolitan University

Medical Research Council

Physiological Society

Royal Academy of Engineering

Royal College of Pathologists

Royal Meteorological Society

Society for Applied Microbiology

Society for Endocrinology

Society for Experimental Biology

Society for General Microbiology

Society of Biology

Society of Chemistry Industry

University of Edinburgh

University of Glasgow

University of Manchester

University of St Andrews

University of Stirling

Vitae North-West hub

VoYS pinboard

  • Top tip 1: Ask for Evidence. If you’re being sold a product or asked to believe a claim then you deserve to know whether it’s based on evidence – or imagination.

  • Top tip 2: Detox. It’s a marketing myth – our body does it without pricey potions and detox diets.

  • Top tip 3: Superfood. There is no such thing, just foods that are high in some nutrients.

  • Top tip 4: Cleansing. You shouldn’t be trying to cleanse anything other than your skin or hair.

  • Top tip 5: If it sounds too good to be true… it probably is.

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