17 Jul 2011

Michael King Memorial Lecture: on science and doubt

From Writers and Readers Festivals, 4:06 pm on 17 July 2011

There's no denying "doubt" is crucial to science and drives it forward, but it also makes science, and scientists, vulnerable to misrepresentation, according to Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego. She explores this theme in the 2011 Michael King Memorial Lecture.