Science Seminar Series
Upcoming Science Seminars
The Challenge of Providing Healthy, Sustainable and Equitable Diets for All
Prof Sir Charles Godfray FRS
The talk will begin by describing the challenges facing the global food system in the 21st century. Demand will continue to grow, but at a decelerating rate, possibly plateauing this century. Farming will face increasing competition for resources, especially land and water. Harder to predict are…
An Ethics Framework for Brain-Computer Interface Devices
Dr Stephen Rainey
A neuroprosthetic speech device that reads the brain of a mute patient, allowing them to communicate once more, is surely a good thing. But it also raises key ethical questions on the origin and transcription of that speech.