The Alliance for Useful Evidence champions the use of evidence in social policy and practice. 

We are an open–access network of more than 2,000 individuals from across government, universities, charities, business and local authorities in the UK and internationally.

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"Evidence is important because otherwise you're just winging it... without gathering that evidence you're simply just flying blind" 

Jonathan Breckon, Head of the Alliance for Useful Evidence



Earlier this year we filmed Jonathan talking about why evidence is important, who's using it and who needs it.



Evidence-HD from AllianceforUsefulEvidence on Vimeo.




Upcoming events

Stats, Facts & Evidence-Checking: what role for evidence in the General Election – and beyond?

Wednesday 4th of March 2015
Nesta, 1 Plough Place, London, EC4A 1DE 12:00pm - 2:30pm

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Previous events

Probation Institute: Centre of Excellence Conference

Wednesday 10th of December 2014
Central London

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