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Science non-Fiction and the Bottom Billion Seminar Series

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Interested in Innovative approaches to Humanitarian Aid? Then come to our seminars on Science non-Fiction and the Bottom Billion Seminar Series hosted on alternate Wednesdays, starting 14th October 2015 between 12:00 – 14:00 in SG2 at the Alison Richard Building.

Michaelmas Term Seminars

14th of October, 2015

“Thinking globally and acting locally: What potential does 3D printing-enabled re-distributed manufacturing have to enhance the wellbeing of those living in poverty?”

- Tim Minshall, Institute for Manufacturing - Laura James, Field Ready

28th of October, 2015

“It may be possible to prevent maize lethal necrosis through genetic engineering. Do we face the possibility of a preventable famine in the horn of Africa in the next decade?”

- Luke Braidwood, Department of Plant Sciences

11th of November, 2015

“What if it were possible to increase rice yields by 50% through genetic engineering? How might it be ensured that this increases food security for the world’s poorest as opposed to enriching multinational corporations?”

- TBC

25th of November, 2015

“The social and political implications of using drones to conserve wildlife”

- Chris Sandbrook, Department of Geography - Respondent: Gavin Shelton, Fauna & Flora International

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