Sense About Science


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Sense About Science

An independent UK charity which promotes good science and evidence in public debate.
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The world is moving, inexorably, toward data transparency and collaboration," said Trevor Butterworth, Director of Sense About Science USA.
Food intolerances and some diffi-cult-to-diagnose conditions have also been confused with allergies, says the guide by Sense About Science which draws on information from allergy specialists and charities.
Trevor Butterworth, Head Judge of the Neal Awards Selection Committee and Director, Sense about Science USA and Editor, STATS.
The guide is compiled by the charity Sense About Science.
Sense About Science (SAS), a charity which aims to dispel commonly held myths, especially those promulgated by celebrities, congratulated him on being scientifically correct.
Experts from charity organisation Sense About Science (SAS) confirmed what the world's most successful Olympian said over the London 2012 Games: peeing in the pool "is not bad".
Ms Ellen Raphael is UK Director of Sense About Science.
This in turn encouraged various British NGOs such as Index on Censorship, English PEN and Sense About Science to start a high-profile campaign, which led the British government to finally present libel reform legislation to Parliament.
In its annual list of what it considers the year's worst abuses against science, the Sense About Science (SAS) campaign named US reality TV star Nicole Polizzi, Republican presidential candidate Michelle Bachmann and American singer-songwriter Suzi Quatro as top offenders, with their dubious views on why the sea is salty, the risks of cervical cancer vaccines and the colon.
By developing new technologies, but also by listening to the needs of our reviewers and authors - the 2009 Peer Review Survey, which we conducted with our partner Sense About Science, showed that a significant number of reviewers were sometimes hesitant to review an article because of a lack of expertise in that particular field.
I would like to direct their attention to Sense About Science, the organisation that seeks to correct widely held but mistaken beliefs.
UK: Two new reports released by Sense About Science and the Association of Clinical Biology, and the Royal College of Pathologists and the PHG Foundation address the need for government oversight of diagnostic testing kits and the potential for misdiagnoses.