How do we make sense of the world in times of adversity?

Wednesday 14 March 2018

What we do in times of adversity? Why do disasters strike? Why are some people more resilient than others? How do we make sense of it all?
Interviews & Q&A with the following researchers in a range of fields dealing with disasters, health and scientific advances:
Prof. Meric Srokosz & Dr Rebecca Watson talk about their new book “Blue Planet Blue God”
Prof. Bob White & Dr Roger Abbott - The aftermath of Natural Disasters (Haiti/The Philippines/New Orleans/Somerset)
Dr Joseph Tennant on "Epilepsy and spirituality"
Dr Alexander Massmann on "Genetic diseases and the ethics of gene editing”


Followed by a drinks reception and exhibition until 21:00