Former CEO of MRC gives Science and Society lecture

The ATLAS experiment at CERN


Colin Blakemore, Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford, and former Chief Executive of the UK Medical Research Council has spoken at the Science and Society Lecture Series.

Professor Blakemore’s talk Living longer: The disastrous miracle addressed the developed world’s ageing society which he argues must redress the marked national imbalance in spending on research into cancer and neurological diseases.

Visit the website for forthcoming lectures in the series.

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