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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
U of G honorary doctorate recipient Prof. Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith, FRS, Oxford Physics, presents a public talk “Science Diplomacy”.
Science Diplomacy is a term that has come to be used to describe almost all activities that involve both science/scientists and international relations/politicians/diplomats. In his presentation, Prof. Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith will discuss examples, successes and failures of:
- Science in diplomacy
- Science supporting international political objectives
- Science helping meet global technical challenges
- Diplomacy for science
- Science for diplomacy
He will also discuss the SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East) project, which is bringing together scientists from across the region.