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Sense about Science: Evidence Week at Westminster

Date: Monday 11th March   /   Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join Dundee Humanists as they hear from guest speaker Alfie from Sense about Science. Alfie will tell us about Evidence Week at Westminster and how to ask questions about the data used to make policy decisions.

61% of people think it’s important the government shows the public all the evidence used to make policy decisions. And yet, the sources of data used in policy-making are becoming more and more complex, modelling and big data being two key examples. But you don’t need to be an expert to ask the right questions.

This talk will cover how to ask about the data behind the issues that matter to you, be that climate change or local healthcare policies. Alfie will also cover ways to get involved with Sense about Science’s work, including coming to Westminster to be part of Evidence Week in Parliament, during 24-28 June.

Sense about Science works with researchers to equip the public, policymakers and media with good questions and insights into evidence, particularly on difficult issues.

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This free event is open to all Humanist Society Scotland members, supporters, and anyone who shares our vision and values.

Venue: The Chaplaincy Centre, University of Dundee, Cross Row, Dundee, DD1 4HN, Scotland

The venue is wheelchair accessible. The bus and train stations are within walking distance, and there is paid parking available nearby.