Allegra Goodman visit

Allegra Goodman visits the University of Southampton to talk about her book ‘Intuition’ on Tuesday 19 April 2015.

The topic of the book is the boundary between presenting cancer research in the best possible light and fraud. A panel will debate the theme (16:00-17:30), to be followed by the author’s public lecture (18:00-19:00).

Prelude Debate: To engage with the book, SUSU and the Centre for Human Development, Stem Cells, and Regeneration are hosting a panel discussion from 16:00 to 17:30 at the Nightingale Building (67, Highfield Campus)  to explore the book’s themes of integrity, ambition and delusion in the pursuit of science.

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Allegra Goodman’s Lecture: Allegra Goodman’s public lecture: ‘Intuition: a Novel about Faith and Doubt in Science’, 18:00 to 19:00 at the Nightingale Building (67, Highfield Campus).

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Refreshments will be served in the foyer from 17:30.

A Q&A session will follow the lecture and Allegra will also be available for a book-signing session, in partnership with John Smith’s.

We are very excited to have secured a top-tier panel featuring:

Prof. Tim Elliott – Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), Professor of Experimental Medicine, and Director of the new and prestigious Centre for Cancer Immunology
Prof. Andrea Russell – Professor of Physical Electrochemistry, Chemistry Director of Programmes, and co-ordinator of the popular Jekyll and Hyde: Ethics in Science module.
Dr Elselijn Kingma – Lecturer in Philosophy with a PhD in the history and philosophy of science from Cambridge and postdoctoral training in Research Ethics from the NIH.

40 free copies of the book are available for collection on a first-come, first-served basis from the coffee area in Somers/IDS building at the Southampton General Hospital. You can also find where to get a copy here.