Past Featured Event
"Ethics and plant science – improving food yields in a changing environment" by Prof Jane Langdale & Prof Liam Dolan
This seminar is held in collaboration with the Institute for Science and Ethics, an Oxford Martin School Institute
Summary: How to feed a rising population in the face of environmental and societal changes is one of the major challenges of this century. Many would argue that we need to use all of the available tools in the toolkit – others disagree. What are the potential benefits and risks of using Genetically Modified technologies? And perhaps more importantly - is one Genetically Modified Organism the same as the next?
- Professor Liam Dolan, Co-Director, Plants for the 21st Century Institute, Oxford Martin School and Sherardian Professor of Botany, University of Oxford
- Professor Jane Langdale, Co-Director, Plants for the 21st Century Institute, Oxford Martin School and Professor of Plant Development, University of Oxford
Chair: Professor Julian Savulescu, Director, Institute for Science and Ethics; Director, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, University of Oxford
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All the seminars are free and open to all; however booking is recommended. Sandwich lunch provided.
This event is part of a series:
This seminar series is held in collaboration with the Institute for Science and Ethics, an Oxford Martin School Institute The challenges of the 21st century are vast - wide in range, global in scale, and complex in nature - and many of them are being addressed directly by researchers in the Oxford Martin School. This seminar series will interrogate the science, ethics and social ...