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FILM: The Special Status of Mary Warnock – From Fertility Treatment to Embryo Research

4 May 2021
By BioNews
Appeared in BioNews 1093

This film documents the Progress Educational Trust (PET) event 'The Special Status of Mary Warnock: From Fertility Treatment to Embryo Research', which was held on what would have been the 97th birthday of the late Baroness Mary Warnock (1924-2019).

The event was sponsored by the British Fertility Society, the London Egg Bank, Theramex and Reproduction and Fertility (a journal from the Society for Reproduction and Fertility).

(If you cannot see the film below, click here to view it.)


Introduction
0:00:00 Sarah Norcross
Director, Progress Educational Trust

Presentations
0:08:46 Professor Emily Jackson
Professor of Law, LSE
0:17:16 Professor Sarah Franklin
Director, Reproductive Sociology Research Group
0:30:23 Peter Thompson
Chief Executive, HFEA
0:39:50 Professor Alison Murdoch
Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Newcastle University

Discussion
0:51:24 Responses to audience questions and comments

This film was made by Video Production Edinburgh.

In her introduction at the beginning of this film, Sarah Norcross refers to two films featuring Baroness Warnock:

  • A film produced by the Progress Educational Trust, which can be watched on BioNews here.
  • A film produced by the Science Museum, which can be watched on BioNews here.

Sarah also refers to the fact that Baroness Warnock was awarded a Dan David Prize:

  • Baroness Warnock can be seen receiving this award here.
  • Baroness Warnock can be seen discussing this award here.

Before the presentation by Professor Sarah Franklin, Sarah Norcross refers to a study of Baroness Warnock's legacy written by Professor Franklin. The study can be read here.

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