Department of Methodology public lecture
Date: Monday 4 February 2013
Venue: Peacock Theatre
Speaker: Dr Ben Goldacre
Ben Goldacre scrutinises the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry. He explains how the science has been distorted, how our systems have been broken, and how easy it would be to fix them.
Ben Goldacre is a medical doctor and academic, award-winning writer and broadcaster, and author of The Guardian’s Bad Science column, best-selling book of the same title, and Bad Pharma.
Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #LSEpharma
Tuesday 29 January, 1pm: All tickets for this event have now been allocated. You will be notified within 48 hours whether your ticket request has been successful.
For those unable to request a ticket, please note the following:
There will be a returns queue in operation at this event, situated outside the Peacock Theatre. Any seats left empty by ticketholders will be filled by those in the returns queue shortly before the start of the event. Entry via the returns queue is not guaranteed.
For any queries email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media queries: please contact the Press Office if you would like to reserve a press seat or have a media query about this event, email email@example.com
From time to time there are changes to event details so we strongly recommend that if you plan to attend this event you check back on this listing on the day of the event.
We aim to make all LSE events available as a podcast subject to receiving permission from the speaker/s to do this, and subject to no technical problems with the recording of the event. Podcasts are normally available 1-2 working days after the event. Podcasts and videos of past events can be found online
Twitter and Facebook
You can get immediate notification on the availability of an event podcast by following LSE public lectures and events on Twitter, which will also inform you about the posting of transcripts and videos, the announcement of new events and other important event updates. Event updates and other information about what's happening at LSE can be found on the LSE's Facebook page.
This event has been certified for CPD purposes by the CPD Certification Service. Self-Assessment Record forms will be made available for delegates wishing to record further learning and knowledge enhancement for Continuing Personal and Professional Development (CPD) purposes. For delegates who wish to obtain a CPD Certificate of Attendance, it is the responsibility of delegates to register their details with a LSE steward at the end of the event and as of 1 September 2014 a certificate will be sent within 28 days of the date of the event attended by the CPD Certification Service. If a delegate fails to register their details at the event, it will not prove possible to issue a certificate. (For queries relating to CPD Certificates of attendance after a request please phone 0208 840 4383 or email firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you are planning to attend this event and would like details on how to get here and what time to arrive, as well as on accessibility and special requirements, please refer to LSE Events FAQ. LSE aims to ensure that people have equal access to these public events, but please contact the events organiser as far as possible in advance if you have any access requirements so that arrangements, where possible, can be made. If the event is ticketed, please ensure you get in touch in advance of the ticket release date.