Professor David Colquhoun to speak at LIGHT Institute seminar
Noted British pharmacologist, Professor David Colquhoun, is to speak at a LIGHT Institute seminar on Thursday 15 November titled ‘The corruption of science by managerialism and quackery’.
Professor Colquhoun, PHD, FRS, held the A.J. Clark Chair of Pharmacology at the University College of London (UCL) from 1985 to 2004, was Honorary Director of the Wellcome Laboratory for Molecular Pharmacology, and is now an Honorary Fellow and research assistant at UCL.
He is best known for his work on ion channels but is also active in the fight against pseudoscience, quackery and challenging the rapid rise of managerialism in universities.
The seminar will take place:
On: Thursday 15 November
In: Worsley Medical Lecture Theatre (room 7.35, level 7 Worsley Building)
(Please note the above time has been corrected where it previously stated the starting time as 5pm)
All are welcome to the event but please register here via the online form.
Snacks and soft drinks will be available after the talk.
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