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SUE ARMSTRONG BORROWED TIME

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Bonar Hall

University of Dundee

Dundee

DD1 4HN

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Science writer and broadcaster Sue Armstrong discusses issues from her book, Borrowed Time, The Science of How and Why we Age

About this Event

The ageing world population is one of the most

important issues of our time. Society is already feeling

the strain as health and social services struggle to cope.

Science writer and broadcaster Sue Armstrong

will discuss issues brought to the fore in her book,

Borrowed Time, The Science of How and Why we Age,

including the quest to prevent or delay conditions

associated with old age and how new technologies

may shape our later years.

Sue has worked for a variety of media including New

Scientist and the BBC, and has reported for the World

Health Organisation and UNAIDS.

Sir Patrick Geddes (1854-1932) was a world celebrated

polymath and a pioneering town planner. He held the

Chair of Botany at University College Dundee from

1888 to 1919.

In association with Urban Foresight, a consultancy that

works to improve lives by promoting sustainability and

creating new economic opportunities.

Age 12 years + recommended

This event is free but must be booked in advance

Accessibility

The venue is fully accessible. If you have any queries about access and support at this event please email us at futurefest@dundee.ac.uk

Café/Bar

There will be a café available onsite at Bonar Hall for drinks, lunch and light snacks.

A bar will operate on Friday and Saturday evening

Contact the organiser with any questions

Please email us at futurefest@dundee.ac.uk

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