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Empathy, science and decision-making: Wednesday 6th December, 5pm – 6pm

Empathy, science and decision-making

5:00 pm

Roslin Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Edinburgh EH25 9RG

Join Professor Lisa Boden, Chair of Population Medicine and Veterinary Public Health Policy Head of the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Dean of Veterinary Medicine at this inaugural lecture.

Hear the story of Professor Boden’s career in veterinary public health and population medicine which has focussed on mitigating risks to human, animal and environmental health security and sustainability in the UK and in the Middle East (Syria).

Professor Boden will explore how encouraging empathy and communication between scientists and policy makers can result in better decision-making.

The event will be hosted by Professor Sir Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh.

The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies is one of the oldest veterinary schools in the world. Founded by William Dick in 1823, the School celebrates its bicentenary in 2023 marking 200 years of veterinary teaching.

This lecture will mark the close of the bicentenary celebrations for this year.

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This lecture is free and open to all