Sunday, February 20, 2011

Communicating Science: GM Crops

Well done and thank you to Cork Skeptics who organise the monthly 'Skeptics in the Castle' event at Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork.

I was delighted to be invited to speak to the meeting on the issue of GM crops and the public perception of science and really enjoyed preparing the talk, which of neccesity was quiet different from a talk I would be used to preparing for students.

From my point of view at least, the talk went well and generated some amount of lively discussion afterwards. Hopefully I got across some of the science behind the issue and provided some food for thought.

See a write up on the talk here.


Clair McSweeney February 20, 2011 at 5:32 PM  

It was good to meet you Eoin & thanks for a great evening with Cork Skeptics.
Would you be interested in knowing more about Cork Science Cafe events?

Eoin Lettice February 21, 2011 at 8:36 AM  

Thanks Clair,
If you have a mailing list, feel free to add me.


Danny Williams February 21, 2011 at 8:39 PM  

Would be great to see a copy of the presentation posted!....

Eoin Lettice February 22, 2011 at 8:54 AM  

Danny, I'll see what I can do.

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