The wicked problem of drugs policy in a post-truth world

Evidence based medical and science policy is increasingly under pressure to bow to commercial pressures and political ideology. But surely not in Australia...?

Should academics respond by staying removed, & manning the ramparts of their ivory towers? Or should they join advocates and activists on the field of battle, at the cost of apparent impartiality? There may not be an answer, but it's a conversation we now need to have...

Date & time

5.30–6.15pm 27 November 2017

Location

The Finkel Lecture Theatre, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Building 131 Garran Road, ANU

Speakers

Dr David Caldicott

Contacts

 Dr Madeleine Nicol
 +61 2 6125 2577

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