From lab bench to front bench: British Library TalkScience report

Last month, I took part in an excellent debate about science and politics in the British Library’s TalkScience series, with Imran Khan from the Campaign for Science and Engineering, Chris Tyler from the Centre for Science and Policy at Cambridge University, and Alice Jones, a psychologist from Goldsmiths University who was a participant in last year’s Royal Society scientist-MP pairing scheme.

Kate Sloyan, a PhD student at the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, has written up an good account for the CaSE blog.

A full audio recording of the evening is also available as a British Library podcast.

About markgfh

Mark Henderson is Head of Communications at the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health by supporting the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities. The Geek Manifesto contains his personal views, not those of the Wellcome Trust. Before joining the Trust in January 2012, Mark was Science Editor of The Times, where he built a reputation as one of Britain's foremost science journalists and commentators. Mark's first book, 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Know, was published in 2009 by Quercus
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