In 2018, EMBL is starting a new series of Science & Society Conferences that promote mutual interest, understanding, and dialogue between biologists, specialists from related disciplines, policy makers and members of the public interested in how modern biology affects society.

Upcoming conference

Our House is Burning: Scientific and Societal Responses to Mass Extinction
4-5 November 2020, EMBL Heidelberg

Past conference series

Science and Society conferences at EMBL.

Watch lectures online

Recordings of many of the conference presentations can be found on EMBL's Mediasite Catalogue.