Four teams of WISE students, A to D, were divided into PRO (Teams A and C) and CON (Teams B and D) positions for the debate.

Each team prepared carefully for the day and engaged in a heated debate!

The results are as follows


Debate 1.  The number of experimental animals must be reduced to a fraction of current levels within the next decade.

PRO: Team A   CON: Team B

Winner:  Team A

Debate 2.  Government subsidies should prioritize research with direct application for society rather than basic research.

PRO: Team C   CON: Team D

Winner:  Team D


The next round will be the finals, on March 22.

We hope you will all join us.