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Physics Colloquium: "The Relationship between Science and Public Policy"

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Topic
physics
Sponsor
Physics Department
Location
141 Loomis
Date
Nov 6, 2013   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Professor Thomas Handler,University of Tennessee, Department of Physics
Cost
None
Originating Calendar
Physics - Colloquium

The United States faces many issues that involve science. Issues ranging from climate change to nano-technology, from human genomics to modified food crops. What is the role that science plays in determining what the public policy for these issues should be? How as scientists should we respond to requests for advice?

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