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Hands on Science – Law Snack

Tuesday 14 January 2014 4:39pm

The Faculty of Law hosted 22 high school students at the annual University of Otago Hands on Science Law ‘Snack’ .

The visitors were treated to presentations on various aspects of the many ways that law and science interact and go hand in hand. The students had the opportunity to hear from and discuss the following:

Colin Gavaghan talked about ‘Regulating Cyberspace; Matthew Mortimer’s topic was ‘When Should New Scientific Discoveries Be Admissible As Evidence In Court?’; Richman Wee engaged the students with ‘Tissue Trouble - DNA Research and Policy; Amir Bastani presented on ‘Legal issues in the genetic defence; the case of the Monoamine Oxidase A (MAOA); and Jon Cornwall’s topic was 'Whose body is it anyway? Public display and electronic images of donated bodies - the legal issues'.

This is the 25th Anniversary of Hands on Science Many thanks to all who helped.