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Professor Sir Geoff Palmer OBE is a Professor Emeritus at the School of Life Sciences at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh and a Human Rights Activist. His research in the Brewing and Distilling industry has received international acclaim and revolutionised the way beer is made. Following the Black Lives Matter movement he has been more active than ever, featuring across all forms of media and publications, sharing his views on Black History and the recent abuse of statues of prominent figures who supported the oppression of black people. In this feature episode, we discuss immigration, belonging, race, academia and more.
Professor Sir Geoff Palmer OBE is a Professor Emeritus at the School of Life Sciences at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh and a Human Rights Activist. His research in the Brewing and Distilling industry has received international acclaim and revolutionised the way beer is made. Following the Black Lives Matter movement he has been more active than ever, featuring across all forms of media and publications, sharing his views on Black History and the recent abuse of statues of prominent figures who supported the oppression of black people. In this feature episode, we discuss immigration, belonging, race, academia and more. read more read less

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