Can science be democratic and accessible to 'the People'? A Question Time-style debate.
This question time-style debate explores how science can strengthen a democratic society. Is science doomed to serve wealthy corporate interests or become simply popular entertainment? Can there be science with a social purpose?
The event is hosted by Richard Moss (BBC North East Political Editor). The panel to discuss this topic is:
Chi Onwurah MP (Newcastle Upon Tyne Central)
Martin Callanan MEP (North East)
Beatrix Groves (President of the Institute for Learning)
Imran Khan (Chief Executive, British Science Association)
Professor Lord Winston (broadcaster and Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London)
The debate will discuss the following areas:
Is science of the people
Is science by the people
Is science for the people
Organised by: Chi Onwurah MP, Workers' Educational Association, British Science Association