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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?”


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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