The Beast Within: dissecting the ethics of animal experimentation
When you pop a pill or slather on sunsceen, what or who’s it been tested on before it gets to you? From chimps to cats, rabbits to rats – what role do animals have in scientific & medical research today? How have practices changed behind lab doors? Some animals are loved companions, others destined to become lab rats – who decides and how? What’s your view on animal testing?
Join science journalist Natasha Mitchell, host of ABC Radio National’s Life Matters and guests for a debate that goes to the heart of what it means to be human.
Featured guests include: Helen Marston (Chief Executive Officer – Humane Research Australia), Jane Johnson (Philosophy Department – Macquarie University) and Malcolm France (Director, Laboratory Animal Services, University of Sydney).
When: Wednesday 22, 6pm for 6.30pm
Where: Powerhouse Museum, 500 Harris St, Ultimo
Tickets: $15. Booking essential call (02) 9217 0222 or BOOK ONLINE.