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|Does Corporate Funding Corrupt Science? Panel Discussion|
|Date||Friday March 02|
|Time||8:00 PM - 10:00 PM|
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Hewlett Teaching Center
|Event Type||Panel Discussion|
Wonderfest - Bay Area Beacon of Science presents:
DOES CORPORATE FUNDING CORRUPT SCIENCE?
8:00 PM, March 2, 2012
Hewlett Teaching Center, Stanford
Some 65% of all research and development in the U.S. is funded by private interests. History shows that the corporate funding of scientific research can be problematic — the tobacco industry offers a potent example. When corporations fund science, is truth the ultimate goal, or is stockholder profit?
Lisa Bero, Professor of Health Policy, UCSF
Hank Greely, Professor of Law, Stanford
Dave Patterson, Professor of Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Robert Proctor, Professor of History, Stanford
Richard Zare, Professor & Chair of Chemistry, Stanford
Come dine on a Friday evening and then join us for a stimulating discussion.