With Dr. Jo Verran, Prof Matthew Cobb, authors Jane Feaver (tbc) and Annie Clarkson.
Is research always fully aware of its consequences? Does science need to grow a conscience? Or are we in danger of being too distrustful of science? Of demonising it even? These and other questions will be discussed at this launch event for Comma Press’s latest science-literature commission, Bio-Punk. Leading Manchester researchers will discuss their work with the University of Leicester’s ethicist Helen Busby, alongside two authors tasked with translating current research into fictional visions of the future.
Part of the Manchester Science Festival and Manchester Literature Festival.
Supported by The Wellcome Trust.
Official Website: http://crd.fm/SG
Added by MadLabuk on October 21, 2011