"Bridging the Science-Policy Gap"
Dr. Matt Wenham is an Associate Director with the Institute on Science for Global Policy. Dr. Wenham received his bachelor's and honors degrees in biochemistry from the University of Adelaide, South Australia and his Ph.D. from the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. As a postdoctoral research fellow at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, Dr. Wenham's research examined the interaction of protein toxins produced by pathogenic E. coli strains with human cells.
The Center for Science and the Common Good at Ursinus College provides opportunities for all Ursinus students to consider the impact of science on the common good and to learn to better communicate scientific research to the public. It is funded by a grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.