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.
chris suttill, machine fitter
For many years the use of gm crop has been an integral part of keeping people from starvation in third world countries. it is vital that this work continues
Fiona Dickinson, University Lecturer
Simon Batchelar, Business Owner
kevan gosling, security supervisor
Jane Fraher, Supervisor
I believe that proper research is needed and scientist need to be mindful of working with nature. The population of the world is forever increasing so we need this kind of research
phillip rapaport, retired
Protetors, please stop and think. Evolution is a process of genetic modification. GM of the sort being undertaken by Rothampstead is entirely beneficial. The problem is when Big Agro like Monsanto use it for purely commercial gain. The GM proposed is likely to be of immense benefit to mankind.
Leanne Freeman, Various
Vicky Maddison, Receptionist
Stephanie Bowen, PhD student
Matt Kelly, Scientist
Claire Hughes, Nutrition Scientist
Without continuing to explore and invest in science and new technologies we will fail to address some of the global challenges that face us in the future. Let the research results inform policy and future direction rather than theories and speculation.
Lizzie Crouch, Science Communicator
Robin Uney, Web Developer
An organisation which wilfully destroys scientific findings they disagree with belongs to the dark ages, which is where they would have us.
Luke, Music Industry Analyst
Destroying someone else's hard work and legitimate scientific research because you don't agree with it based on no evidence whatsoever doesn't make you a protester, it makes you an idiot.
Peter Newton, Postdoctoral research fellow
Lesley Stark, Scientist
Oliver Jenkinson, Solicitor
Lauren Ames, PhD student
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