IASC: The Institute for Ascertaining Scientific Consensus


IASC aims to be the world’s first institute dedicated to measuring scientific community opinion via large-scale international surveys. The official project webpage is here. Some relevant interviews and media are found below.

Nature podcast on the IASC project.

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Article in Nature discussing the IASC project.


In the very early days, I briefly considered calling it the ‘Institute for Scientific Facts’. This is reflected in this article, in the Times Higher.

The title was quickly rejected for being controversial, and too provocative. But a link between ‘consensus’ and ‘facts’ might still be made, drawing on my book Identifying Future-Proof Science.