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Bad Pharma

Department of Methodology public lecture

Date: Monday 4 February 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
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

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