Sense about Science ? equipping people to make sense of science and evidence
Petition and comments
6060 people have signed the petition
The Don't Destroy Research petition is now closed, many thanks to everyone who signed it. Below is the list of signatories and their comments. You can also see a collection of public support for the Rothamsted researchers' appeal here.
The planned direct action against the GM wheat experiment at Rothamsted did not happen on Sunday 27th May. The GM wheat trial is ongoing.
Helen Dore, Student
Clive Page, Physicist
Prof. Lorna Casselton, Emeritus Professor
This is wonderful science being used to address the need to increase food production to feed an ever growing world population without polluting the environment with insecticides.
Amy McCarthy, Student
Catherine Ford, Science Editor
Jack Mosley, Student
Joshua Kitchen, Student
This is an outrage!!! This is what happens when the media and religion scare and alienate people from good science. Really don't know what to say I'm that shocked.
Fateh Toumi, student
Marlon Bouman, public relations
Sam Layton, Computer Wizard
Gavin Alexander, PhD Student
David Sims, Student
Sabri Al-Safi, PhD Student
Raf De Schepper, IT
Stephanie Heard, PhD student
Tony Martin, Lecturer
We are not in a position to throw away a potentially very useful technology and we should not allow ourselves to be bullied into doing so.
Josephine Robertson, Student
Kelly Mercer, Compliance Consultant
Alex, Science guy
As a science guy I hate to see people try to destroy the work of science. Fuck those guys!
Reza Khorasanee, Student