UNH Lecture Series Explores
Research And The Public Interest
Contact: Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations
April 4, 2005
DURHAM, N.H. —The University of New Hampshire’s 2005
Saul O Sidore Lecture Series continues Wednesday, April 13, 2005,
with a look at “Human Research: Is It Ethical?” by Joan
Sieber, professor of psychology at California State University,
Hayward. The series, Research and the Public Interest, explores
the role of research in a democracy and what part the public should
play in determining the nation’s research agenda.
All lectures are free and open to the public, and begin at 4 p.m.
in the Squamscott Room of Holloway Commons on the Durham campus.
The series concludes with “Science and the Politics of Climate
Change” by Robert Watson, senior spokesperson on global warming
and climate change at the World Bank and chair of the United Nations
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Wednesday, May 4.
The purpose of the series is to offer the university community and
the state of New Hampshire programs that raise critical and sometimes
controversial issues facing our society. The series is sponsored
by the UNH Center for the Humanities. For more information, visit