Biology in a societal and environmental context

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Biology in a societal and environmental context

Armed with an understanding of what interventions might work, based on an understanding of the biology of disease, this knowledge needs next to be placed within the context of human psychology, historical precedents, social and cultural norms and imperatives, ethical frameworks, the economic, legislative and political environments. They will also need to be considered in the wider contexts of the food production chain and the built environment. These topics are the purview of this Domain.