Friday, December 23, 2011

UEA's Pallister on a chance to see "4 local politicians facing a grilling about Science"; two of the four politicians were also UEA "scientists", and a third, a "climate change campaigner", had worked at UEA for 32 years?

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With the whiff of a General Election in the air, it's time to dust down your personal swing-o-meter and get your Jeremy Paxman questioning technique perfected, as next Wednesday sees 4 local politicians facing a grilling about Science.

Time/Date: 5.30pm-7pm, Wednesday 21 February

Venue: Lecture Theatre 4


- Dr Ian Gibson, Labour MP for Norwich North

- Kay Mason, Conservative Party Parliamentary candidate for Norwich North

- Professor Tim O'Riordan, Liberal Democrat representative

- Rob Tinch, Green Party Parliamentary candidate for Norwich North

Please do pass this message on to colleagues, friends and family as attendance is free and all are welcome.
Mary Pallister

Ian Gibson (politician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

He worked continuously for the University of East Anglia from 1965 until his election thirty-two years later.

Flashback - Controversy over climate change

We brought former MP and climate change campaigner, Dr Ian Gibson, who used to be chairman of the science select committee and Dean of Biology at the University of East Anglia, to Copenhagen.

Professor Timothy O’Riordan, OBE, FBA - University of East Anglia (UEA)

Before retiring in July 2005, I was Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia. He has edited a large number of books on the institutional aspects of global environmental change policy and practice, and led two international research projects on the transition to sustainability in the European Union (1995-1999).

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Dr. Rob Tinch
Lecturer in Ecological Economics
School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia


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