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Surely science should avoid metaphors?! Not so, according to new historical and philosophical research. Dr Ulrich Stegmann will discuss how the ‘genetic code’ metaphor helped scientists like Francis Crick to think about a biological mechanism that nobody had encountered before. Learn how interdisciplinary humanities research works in practice, and try deciphering scientists’ handwriting during a live demonstration of online archives.

Ticket Price: FREE/Booking Required

Venue: Regent Lecture Theatre

Contact:

All Booking must be done via Aberdeen Performings Arts: www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or call 01224 641122. 

For general information about the festival contact the Festivals and Events Team:
Email festival@abdn.ac.uk
Phone +44 (0)1224 273233

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