Popular and Unpopular Science

Tuesday, 7 July 1987 - 7:00pm
Bishopsgate Institute

Overview

The popularisation of science has never been very popular - particularly amongst scientists, who equate it with a lowering of standards. Nevertheless, while pure and applied science have transformed the world we live in beyond recognition over the last few decades, Britain's overly specialised education system means that its population are unable to understand that world. What can be done to improve this situation?

This is the 1987 Special Lecture.

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