Tagged With: Sense About Science
By guest blogger Indrayani Ghangrekar From all directions we are told what we should and shouldn’t do, about diets, staying healthy, fighting disease, avoiding chemicals, helping the environment. Some of the advice is based on rigorous testing and evidence, but some is not. How do you sift through the confusion and work out what to … Continue reading
Written by Dr Supatra Marsh, BBSRC Policy Fellow at the Society of Biology, founder of Art Neuro, and member of the Voice of Young Science network. Sense About Science is a charity that works to ensure science is reported accurately in the media. They hold many workshops including the ‘Standing up for Science’ media workshop for … Continue reading
Ahead of the Society of Biology’s next Policy Lates event on the precautionary principle, Tracey Brown of Sense About Science gives her view on some of the issues surrounding the principle and its application. What would you say if I suggested farmers start using a compound that could mess with your hormones in order to … Continue reading
By Natasha Neill, Executive Officer at the Society of Biology. At the World Conference of Science Journalists on Thursday 27th June, Sense About Science released their guide Making Sense of Uncertainty, exploring the truth about uncertainty in science, and why it’s not something we should be afraid of.
Rebecca Nesbit, Press Officer at the Society of Biology The Voice of Young Science Standing up for Science media workshops are an opportunity for early-career researchers to discover how to get their voices heard in public debates about science. The last one was here in Charles Darwin House and I went along with my voice … Continue reading