"Ethics and plant science – improving food yields in a changing environment" with Prof Liam Dolan and Prof Jane Langdale

26 February 2013

Portrait of Professor Liam Dolan

with Professor Liam Dolan
Sherardian Professor of Botany

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni FellowProfessor Dolan graduated with a degree in Botany at University College Dublin. He carried out PhD research on plant developmental genetics at the University of Pennsylvania, under the supervision of Scott Poethig. H...

As we struggle to feed the world’s growing population is it ethically wrong not to use all the tools at our disposal to help increase food production? Liam Dolan and Jane Langdale explore the possibilities and benefits that could be derived from using scientific advancement to enhance agricultural production. Professor Julian Savulescu, Director of the Institute for Science and Ethics, questions the ethical issues involved.