ECRR / RSE Peter Wilson Lecture 2009

Professor John Beddington, UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser

‘Global Challenges in a Changing World’

Tuesday February 17, 2009

Venue: Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street, EH2 2PQ

Professor John Beddington, UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, gave the 2009 ECRR Peter Wilson Lecture.

The lecture, organised jointly with the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Institute of Biology Scotland, was held in the RSE, George Street, Edinburgh on February 17, 2009.

Professor Beddington spoke about some of the world’s major resource challenges over the next 40 years in providing food, water and energy for an expanding population. He provided an assessment of the technological solutions available and the scientific challenges in bringing these solutions to bear.

Event report

An event report by Peter Barr is available at scribd.com (courtesy RSE).