This workshop will examine some examples of the way science is represented in the popular media. Rosaleen Love will consider what the world would be like if everything that was presented about science in the popular media was true. Ian Barns will discuss some examples of the way developments in contemporary genetics and biotechnology have been covered in science fiction movies, such as Jurassic Park, Alien and Blade Runner.

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The coverage of science in the popular media
Some case examples

Rosaleen Love  

Ian Barns  

This workshop will examine some examples of the way science is represented in the popular media. Rosaleen Love will consider what the world would be like if everything that was presented about science in the popular media was true. Ian Barns will discuss some examples of the way developments in contemporary genetics and biotechnology have been covered in science fiction movies, such as Jurassic Park, Alien and Blade Runner.

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