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  with Steven Shapin, Harvard historian of science and author of The
  Scientific Life




  Friday 19 June

  Register from 10:30am, the discussion will run from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Please join us on Friday 19 June 2009 from 10:30am for an event with 
Steven Shapin, Harvard historian of science and author of /The 
Scientific Life.
It’s easy to forget that Darwin was an amateur. Compared with a hundred 
or even fifty years ago, contemporary, professional science looks very 
different. What does it mean to be a scientist in the 21^st Century? Are 
scientists still driven by curiosity and a desire to make the world a 
better place? How different is university science from corporate 
science? What does this mean for how we support and regulate scientific 

Steven will be joined by neuroscientist Mark Lythgoe and James Wilsdon, 
director of the Royal Society Science Policy Centre.

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event you would like to attend. Registration will be from 10:30 am, the 
discussion will run from 11:00 -12:30.




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