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Public lecture: Prof Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Advisor, European Commission
6th February 2013 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Prof Anne Glover
Chief Scientific Adviser to the President, European Commission
“What is the right balance between respecting evidence and living in the real world?”
Jubilee Lecture Theatre, University of Sussex
followed by drinks reception
For directions, see the campus maps on the Sussex University website.
This keynote lecture, open to all, is part of the STEPS Centre’s symposium “Credibility across cultures: expertise, uncertainty and the global politics of scientific advice”.
Professor Anne Glover is the European Commission’s first Chief Scientific Advisor, appointed in 2011. Professor Glover served as Chief Scientific Advisor for Scotland from August 2006 to December 2011. She holds a Personal Chair of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Aberdeen, and has honorary positions at the Rowett and Macaulay Institutes. She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, a member of the Natural Environment Research Council, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.