Science & Society
The course is open for all PhD students at the Department of Biology. It is mandatory for those who took Part I of the Introductory course earlier this year.
To foster the understanding of the role of science in society, its funding and its mandate, its responsibilities and limits. To critically examine concepts such as academic freedom, the alleged tension between applied and pure science, the products of science, scientism and scientific advocacy.
The course amounts to two full days (excluding time for reading).
The course is typically given once a year, sometime in November/December
For registration, please send an email to per.lundberg [at] biol.lu.se (subject: Registration%20%E2%80%93%20Science%20%26%20Society) . Make sure the subject line reads "Registration - Science & Society". Name and unit in the main body of the message.