Central Library Debating Science Issues

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 1 Mar 2012
Time: 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Letterkenny Library
Location: Event Centre

Event Description

Debating Science issues

Debating genetically modified foods

Central Library EDIC hosted one of the heats in this national debating event. Science Issues is a dynamic debating competition which invites young people to engage in debate on the cultural, societal and ethical implications of advances in biomedical science. The debate in Central Library was between St Eunan’s Ciollege, Letterkenny and Abbey Vocational chool in Donegal Town. The debate motion was ‘This house proposes that genetically modified foods (GMFs) are of significant benefit to human health’. Abbey won this heat and go forward to the next round held in NUI, Galway on 22nd March.