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

SpeakerProfessor Thomas Handler,University of Tennessee, Department of Physics
Date Nov 6, 2013
Time 4:00 pm  
Location 141 Loomis
Cost None
Sponsor Physics Department
Contact Marjorie Gamel
Phone 217-333-3762
Event type Physics Colloquium
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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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