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Evidence ambassadors sought

Sense about Science is recruiting twenty ‘Ask for Evidence’ Ambassadors from around the country, and from all walks of life. If you care about evidence, and want to hold the powerful to account, you could well be one of the newest ambassadors. ‘Ask for Evidence’ is a campaign that helps people challenge claims in news […]

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‘Standing up for Science’ free workshop Manchester

Applications are now open for our Standing up for Science workshop at University of Manchester on April 13. This free workshop is aimed at early career researchers (PhD students, post-doctoral fellows or equivalents) across all STEM and social science fields. At these day-long events, participants get the chance to hear directly from and ask questions of researchers who have interacted […]

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Public engagement: a practical guide

Sense about Science launch Public Engagement: a practical guide, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). It is aimed at researchers to help and encourage them to involve the public in working out how to communicate findings — from the earliest stages of projects, and on the most challenging of subjects. At Sense […]

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‘Sense About Science’ workshop in Warwick

Sense about Science is holding a Standing up for Science media workshop at the University of Warwick on Friday 30th June 2017. This free full day event is for early career researchers and scientists in all sciences, engineering and medicine (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent). During the workshop we combine discussion about science-related controversies in […]

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John Maddox prize nominations

Sense About Science, in collaboration with Nature and the Kohn Foundation, invites nominations for the John Maddox prize. This recognises an individual who has promoted sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest. Nominations may be any kind of public activity, including writing, speaking and public engagement, in any of the following areas: […]

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Job – Sense About Science

Sense about Science is recruiting for a communications officer. They are an independent campaigning charity that challenges the misrepresentation of science and evidence in public life and are looking for an articulate, motivated and ambitious individual who will provide communications support and publicise our activities and events. This is a full time role in central London, salary […]