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Professor Sir John Beddington: Emergencies, Evidence and Policy

When Apr 11, 2016
from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Babbage Lecture Theatre - The David Attenborough Building. Pembroke Street. Cambridge CB2 3QZ
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Join the British Ecological Society and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative forEmergencies, Evidence and Policy, a free public lecture by Professor Sir John Beddington, Senior Adviser at the Oxford Martin School and former Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government.

Sir John will share his experiences as Chief Scientific Advisor, including responding to emergencies ranging from the 2009 influenza pandemic and the closure of UK air space by volcanic ash in 2010 to the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami.

This public lecture is part of the joint symposium: Making a Difference in Conservation: Improving the Links Between Ecological Research, Policy and Practiceheld at the University of Cambridge from 11 - 13 April.

The lecture will be chaired by Dr Bhaskar Vira, Director of the University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute.

Please note: symposium delegates are not required to register for this lecture.

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