Science Friction

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19900716]

Unknown: Denise Robertson

Unknown: Cary Cooper

Unknown: Brenda Dean

Unknown: Rodney Pickles

Unknown: Bob Symes

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900723]

Unknown: Denise Robertson

Unknown: Dr Keith Hearne

Unknown: Dr David Marks

Unknown: Richard Gregory

Unknown: Jean Easby.

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900730]

Unknown: Denise Robertson.

Unknown: Dr Peter Marsh

Unknown: Derek Bryce-Smith

Unknown: Jock Beesley

Unknown: John McVicar.

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900806]

Unknown: Denise Robertson.

Unknown: Dr Ian Miles

Unknown: David Fimberg

Unknown: Kevin Robins

Unknown: George Hay.

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900813]

Unknown: Denise Robertson.

Unknown: Professor Michael Baum

Unknown: Elizabeth Danciger

Unknown: Dr John Hughes-Games

Unknown: Clare Francis.

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900820]

Unknown: Denise Robertson.

Unknown: Colin Spedding

Unknown: Andy Langford

Unknown: Oliver Walston

Unknown: Robert Whelan

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900827]

Unknown: Denise Robertson.

Unknown: Heinz Wolff

Unknown: Alison Hargreaves

Unknown: Dr Alan Berad

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900903]

Unknown: Denise Robertson.

Unknown: Prof John Durant

Unknown: Prof Ali Ashraf

Unknown: Walter Bodmer

Unknown: Dr June Goodf

Producer: Amanda Mares

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910814]

The first of five discussions in which John Durant ,

Professor of the Public

Understanding of Science, Imperial College, London, examines the often controversial impact of scientific research on our lives.

Dire Warnings

From global warming to famine, how do scientists feel about telling the world their catastrophic predictions?

Producer Peter Croasdale

Contributors

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Peter Croasdale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910814]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Peter Croasdale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910821]

Five discussions in which John Durant , Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Imperial College, London, examines the often controversial impact of scientific research on our lives.

2: An Apple a Day?

From lung cancer to damp housing, how is health education developed out of research and are scientists getting it right? Producer Peter Croasdale

Contributors

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Peter Croasdale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910821]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19910828]

Live from this year's annual conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Professor John Durant chairs the third of five discussions examining the impact of scientific research on our lives. The Urban Cavemen

What is the place of science in our culture?

Are we a nation of scientific philistines? Producer Julian Brown

Contributors

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Julian Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910828]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Julian Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910904]

Five discussions in which John Durant examines the often controversial impact of scientific research on our lives.

4: Earth Mothers and White Coats As scientists and environmentalists start to work together, will science become greener and the case for the environment become stronger?

Producer Deborah Cohen

Contributors

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Deborah Cohen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910904]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Deborah Cohen

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910911]

The final discussion in which John Durant ,

Professor of the Public

Understanding of Science at London's Imperial College, examines the often controversial impact of scientific research on our lives.

Too Clever by Half? Expert witnesses are playing an increasingly important role in public inquiries and courts of law. Can lay people be expected to understand the complexity of their evidence?

Producer Julia Durbin

Contributors

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Julia Durbin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910911]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Julia Durbin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920829]

The series returns with A Question oj Science. Delegates at the British Association for the Advancement of Science meeting in Southampton put their points to experts, including

Sir David Attenborough. Chairman John Durant , Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Imperial College. Producer Peter Croasdale. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920829]

Unknown: Sir David Attenborough.

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Peter Croasdale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920905]

Human Guinea Pigs

John Durant , Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Imperial College, chairs a discussion on the ethics of the clinical trial.

Producer Peter Croasdale. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920905]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Peter Croasdale.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920906]

Human Guinea Pigs

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920912]

The Six Million Dollar

Human

Genetic manipulation, cosmetic surgery and body part replacement technology allow change to the human form as never before. John Durant chairs a discussion on the attempts to redesign the human body.

Producer Constance St Louis. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920912]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Constance St Louis.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920913]

The Six Million Dollar

Human, Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920919]

More Hands-on Science Why is science so unpopular with students?

Is it too hard? Do museums really make the subject more user-friendly?

John Durant chairs a discussion on the state of science education at the Science Museum in London.

Producer Deborah Cohen. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920919]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Deborah Cohen.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920920]

More Hands-on Science

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920926]

A New Age for Science With the increasing interest in green issues John Durant chairs a discussion on the impact of New Age thought on science and medicine.

Producer Mike Bedward. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920926]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Mike Bedward.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920927]

A New Age for Science

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921003]

Experimenting in the Kitchen. John Durant chairs a discussion on how science is changing the food we eat.

Producer James Clarke. Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921003]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: James Clarke.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921004]

Experimenting in the Kitclien

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930828]

Professor John Durant chairs the first of six discussions examining the impact of scientific research. Dangerous Knowledge. Should we be worried about the consequence of the use of our limited knowledge of genes?

Producer Julian Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930828]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930829]

Professor John Durant chairs a discussion examining the impact of scientific research.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930829]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930904]

Any Science Questions? Visitors to the British Association's Science Festival in Keele put their questions to a panel of experts including William Waldegrave , Minister for Science and Richard Sykes , Deputy Director for Glaxo. The chairman isJohnDurant.

Producer Constance St Louis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930904]

Unknown: William Waldegrave

Unknown: Richard Sykes

Producer: Constance St Louis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930905]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930911]

Professor John Durant chairs the third of six discussions examining the impact of scientific research on everyone's lives.

Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930911]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930912]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930918]

Professor John Durant chairs the fourth of six discussions examining the impact of scientific research on our lives.

Producer Sue Broom

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930918]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930919]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19930925]

John Durant chairs the fifth of six discussions. Are billion-dollar science projects like the Mars Observer satellite and the Texas Superconducting Supercollider really worth it?

Producer Julian Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930925]

Unknown: John Durant

Producer: Julian Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19930926]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19931002]

Medicine may seem to be more patient driven. But have doctors responded to this development? Professor John Durant chairs the last of six discussions. Producer Constance St Louis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931002]

Unknown: Professor John Durant

Producer: Constance St Louis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19931003]
Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 September 199019900903

Producer: A.

MARES

Next in series: 14 August 1991

Previous in series: 27 August 1990

Broadcast history

03 Sep 1990 09:05-09:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-20.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 06 August 199019900806

Producer: A.

MARES

Next in series: SPEAKER DISCUSSION

Previous in series: 30 July 1990

Broadcast history

06 Aug 1990 09:05-09:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-07-24.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 16 July 199019900716

Producer: A.

MARES

Next in series: PARAPSYCHOLOGY

Broadcast history

16 Jul 1990 09:05-09:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-07-05.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 27 August 199019900827

Producer: A.

MARES

Next in series: 03 September 1990

Previous in series: SPEAKER DISCUSSION

Broadcast history

27 Aug 1990 09:05-09:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-14.

Programme Catalogue - Details: 30 July 199019900730

Producer: A.

MARES

Next in series: 06 August 1990

Previous in series: PARAPSYCHOLOGY

Broadcast history

30 Jul 1990 09:05-09:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-07-17.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Parapsychology19900723

Producer: A.

MARES

Next in series: 30 July 1990

Previous in series: 16 July 1990

Broadcast history

23 Jul 1990 09:05-09:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-07-10.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Speaker Discussion19900820

Producer: A.

MARES

Next in series: 27 August 1990

Previous in series: 06 August 1990

Broadcast history

20 Aug 1990 09:05-09:45 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1990-08-07.

010120010627

Gerry Northam investigates the case of Friedhelm Herrman and Marion Brach, leading lights of German cancer research - a hundred of whose papers were found to have been largely fabricated.

010220010704

Gerry Northam investigates the case of Vishwa Jit Gupta, the youngest man in India to become a full professor, whose fossil finds threatened to rewrite the history of the Himalayas - until he was found to be a fraudster.

0103 LAST20010711

Gerry Northam investigates famous frauds.

It took ten years for Dr Anjan Banerjee to be brought before the General Medical Council, which found him guilty of perpetrating medical frauds, despite the fact that many knew of his deceit much earlier.

020120070809

Sue Nelson presents a series of debates looking at controversies within science.

1/3.

Women in Science

Why are there so few women at the top in certain fields of science and engineering? Could biological differences between the sexes be to blame?

0201Gm Crops20081215

Sue Nelson presents a series of debates looking at controversies within science.

Are genetically modified crops the answer to feeding a hungry world?

0202Animal Experiments *20081222

Should scientists be using animals for experiments or concentrate on finding alternatives?

Sue Nelson presents a series of debates looking at controversies within science.

Should scientists be using animals for experiments or concentrating on finding alternatives?

0202Discovering The Laws Of Nature20070816

Has the quest to understand the fundamental laws governing the universe come unstuck?

020320070823

Sue Nelson presents a series of debates looking at controversies within science.

3/3.

Tackling the Species Extinction Crisis

The planet is losing its biodiversity at an alarming rate.

Should we be concentrating on protecting special areas known as biodiversity hotspots to address the problem?

0203 LASTLimited Resources20081229

How should limited resources be used in funding science?