Event 372

Fiona Fox talks to Marcus du Sautoy

Beyond the Hype: The Inside Story of Science's Biggest Media Controversies


The writer and Chief Executive of the Science Media Centre embarks on a journey documenting some of the most contentious stories in science over the past two decades. From animal research and GM foods to hybrid embryos and a global pandemic, her book demonstrates the vital importance of scientists talking to the media – and warns of the damage to public understanding when scientists are silenced on the defining issues of our times.

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Fiona Fox talks to Marcus du Sautoy