TechFest: Food Security Challenge Spoken Word

TechFest: Food Security Challenge

  • Date

    Thursday 26 September 2013

  • venue

    TechFest

  • time

    Thursday 26th September, 7.00pm

  • age

    All

  • price

    Adults - £5.50 Concessions - £3.85 including bf

  • genre

    Spoken Word

TechFest 2013

The Food Security Challenge.

Is Biotechnology the Saviour or Grim Reaper?    

University of Aberdeen: Fraser Noble Building FN3

Thursday 26th September, 7.00pm

Adults - £5.50  Concessions - £3.85 including bf

Food Security, the provision of sufficient and affordable supplies of nutritious foods in the future has become a major item on the global political agenda. Are biotechnology solutions to crop production such as GM the answer to global food security, or part of the problem? Are they safe, what have they offered so far, where is the technology going and why is opinion so divided on the value and need for the technology?
 


Post a review

TO BE RESTYLED FOR REDESIGN

Photo Galleries

Lord of the Flies @ His Majesty's Theatre
Wednesday 28 May

Lord of the Flies @ His Majesty's Theatre

Matthew Bourne unites a cast of New Adventures dancers with remarkable young talent from Aberdeen in an extraordinary adaptation of William Golding’s classic novel, Lord of the Flies.

View Gallery

Factor 9 @ The Lemon Tree
Thursday 03 April

Factor 9 @ The Lemon Tree

Dogstar presents a visceral horror story, a multi-media performance dominated by that vital fluid, blood.

View Gallery

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: 'Auntie Agatha Comes To Tea' George Milne @ The Lemon Tree
Wednesday 19 March

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: 'Auntie Agatha Comes To Tea' George Milne @ The Lemon Tree

Damien and Martin are brothers who do not see very much of their elderly Aunt Agatha. But the business is in difficulties. Agatha has wisdom, experience, and money. It’s the money that they want to focus on. Expecting to inherit her cash, and not too enthusiastic about the wait, it is decided the time is right to invite her round for a “ fly cup.” They have also bought some poison. At the visit, revelations unfold, attitudes change, consciences rise and sink, and refreshments are served. Nothing will be the same after Auntie Agatha comes to tea.

View Gallery

Corporate Suite @ HMT
Thursday 13 March

Corporate Suite @ HMT

"HMT’s 1906 isn’t just the first port of call for a top night out for a show, but a very good restaurant in its own right…As the curtain fell on the evening, I realised that the quality of food and very reasonable prices of 1906 would lead to an inevitable, and welcome, encore." Evening Express

View Gallery

1906 @ HMT - Charity Ball
Thursday 13 March

1906 @ HMT - Charity Ball

"HMT’s 1906 isn’t just the first port of call for a top night out for a show, but a very good restaurant in its own right…As the curtain fell on the evening, I realised that the quality of food and very reasonable prices of 1906 would lead to an inevitable, and welcome, encore." Evening Express

View Gallery

Murder Mystery 2 @ HMT
Thursday 13 March

Murder Mystery 2 @ HMT

"HMT’s 1906 isn’t just the first port of call for a top night out for a show, but a very good restaurant in its own right…As the curtain fell on the evening, I realised that the quality of food and very reasonable prices of 1906 would lead to an inevitable, and welcome, encore." Evening Express

View Gallery

Murder Mystery 1 @ HMT
Thursday 13 March

Murder Mystery 1 @ HMT

"HMT’s 1906 isn’t just the first port of call for a top night out for a show, but a very good restaurant in its own right…As the curtain fell on the evening, I realised that the quality of food and very reasonable prices of 1906 would lead to an inevitable, and welcome, encore." Evening Express

View Gallery

Weddings @ HMT
Thursday 13 March

Weddings @ HMT

"HMT’s 1906 isn’t just the first port of call for a top night out for a show, but a very good restaurant in its own right…As the curtain fell on the evening, I realised that the quality of food and very reasonable prices of 1906 would lead to an inevitable, and welcome, encore." Evening Express

View Gallery

Dare to Care @ The Lemon Tree
Tuesday 11 March

Dare to Care @ The Lemon Tree

This production brings together the award winning team of Stellar Quines Artistic Director Muriel Romanes and designer Keith McIntyre who together created The Unconquered, winner of the Best New Play in the Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland, 2007.

View Gallery

Quartet @ The Lemon Tree
Saturday 08 March

Quartet @ The Lemon Tree

March Moves 2014, Citymoves Dance Agency presents Quartet, Rosalind Masson & Jack Webb Quartet is performed and created by these two contrasting choreographers, rising talents of Scotland´s dance scene. Idiosyncratic energy meets fluid and dynamic form, a man and woman explore different faces of the same coin. With extraordinary live music from sound artist and composer Jan Hendrickse, and DroneShaman James T. McKay of The Cosmic Dead.

View Gallery

TO BE RESTYLED FOR REDESIGN

Dreamboats and Petticoats

Published Tuesday 29 November

At His Majesty's Theatre, Mon 21 - Sat 26 November 2011

Dreamboats and Petticoats Dreamboats and Petticoats Dreamboats and Petticoats Dreamboats and Petticoats Dreamboats and Petticoats Dreamboats and Petticoats Dreamboats and Petticoats Dreamboats and Petticoats Dreamboats and Petticoats