Sex And The Scientist

Peter France uncovers how the values of biologists have shaped our attitudes to animals and interpretations of animal behaviour.

The programme explores how supposedly neutral science reflects changes in society, from Victorian values to the rise of feminism, and asks whether scientists can ever be truly objective.

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Peter France uncovers how the values of biologists have shaped our attitudes to animals and interpretations of animal behaviour.

The programme explores how supposedly neutral science reflects changes in society, from Victorian values to the rise of feminism, and asks whether scientists can ever be truly objective.