about SAS

Sense about Science is an independent charity that promotes the public interest in sound science and evidence. Founded in 2002, Sense about Science works with decision-makers, world-leading researchers and community groups to raise the standard of evidence in public life. It focuses on socially or scientifically difficult issues where evidence is neglected, conflicting or misunderstood.

• We engage and mobilise people to pursue high standards of evidence in public life.

• We challenge organisations and politicians to be transparent about the evidence they use and provide a clear chain of reasoning.

• We work with researchers to equip the public, policymakers and media with good questions and insights into evidence, particularly on difficult issues.