Dates: Tuesday 10 December
Speaker: Dr Jim Baggott
Start Time: 18.15
Finish Time: 19.45
Location: Drawing Room
Dr Baggott is an award-winning popular science writer and author, with more than 20 years’ experience writing on topics in the physical, chemical and biological sciences. His articles have appeared in online and offline media, and he has made many appearances on radio and television.
Embracing Your Inner Spock: A Framework for Thinking Critically About Scientific Issues
authoritative, and will often quote the views of a sympathetic minority of academics (such as e.g. biologist Michael Behe, who argues for intelligent design). There are some signs that this is changing, as witnessed by Pinterest’s recent decision to direct users entering vaccination-related search terms to authoritative online sources.