Sunday 14th April, 2013
1:10pm to 1:50pm
Panel discussion. Featuring Helen Dale, Ian Rushton and Simon Singh. Moderated by Geoff Whelan.
Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor for the North West Area
Science writer; TV producer; co-author of "Trick or Treatment?"
Simon Singh is a science writer and TV producer who has specialised in writing about complex scientific topics in an accessible manner, with work including Big Bang and Trick or Treatment? Alternative Medicine on Trial. It was while promoting the latter that Simon found himself on the wrong end of a libel suit from the British Chiropractic Association. (He won.)
Lawyer; Social media policy
Helen Dale is a lawyer qualified in two jurisdictions (Australia and England), currently working in Scotland. She studied her Australian law at the University of Queensland, her English law at Brasenose College, Oxford, and graduated LLB with distinction from the University of Edinburgh in June 2012. She won the Law Society of Scotland's annual essay prize in 2012 for her paper 'A Plea in Law for Equal Marriage'.
Helen has worked on social media policy development for both public and private sector clients.
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