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The Politics of Science

Sex, Drugs & DNA author, Dr Michael Stebbins, reflects on the politics, promise and pitfalls of modern biology, from anthrax to xenotransplants, at the Science Museum's Dana Centre.


Can science and politics be compared to oil and water, or is their relationship murkier than that? If lines can be drawn, how do science policy-makers deal with controversial areas, and where do the public get involved?

The US is currently the world leader in science and innovation. But is that golden glow now fading? What does the future hold for US science, and will conservative right-wing attitudes contribute to its gradual demise? How should the public be 'educated' about science, and who should get the final say? Come and hear scientist Michael Stebbins tell his side of the story, and enter a world where the grey is polarised into black and white.


Speaker(s):

Dr Michael Stebbins | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

4 May 2006 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

The Dana Centre
165 Queen's Gate
South Kensington
London
SW7 5HD
(0)207 942 4040
http://www.danacentre.org.uk
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Organised by:

Macmillan Publishers
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Tickets:

Free

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Free but places must be booked by calling 020 7942 4040 or by emailing tickets@danacentre.org.uk.

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