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In Conversation with Dame Anne Glover

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May 19th, 2022 19:00   --   20:00

In this series, Humanists UK Chief Executive Andrew Copson hosts unscripted, one-on-one discussions over the course of 60 minutes with philosophers, scientists, campaigners, entertainers, and historians.

Dame Anne Glover is Special Advisor to the Principal at the University of Strathclyde and the President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Following receiving a BSc in Biochemistry from Edinburgh and a PhD in Molecular Microbiology from Cambridge, UK, Dame Anne pursued a research career at Aberdeen University where she studied the diversity and function of microbes in soil, the development of sensors to detect environmental pollution, and how we respond to stress, which has particular relevance to how we age. She was Chief Scientific Adviser to the Scottish Government, and then Chief Scientific Adviser to the European Commission. In 2016, she delivered the inaugural Humanists UK Rosalind Franklin Lecture.

She is currently a Special Advisor to the Principal at the University of Strathclyde and the President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

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