Science and weapons - presentations

Speakers: Dr Philip Webber/ Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR

Dates: Monday 4 to Wednesday 6 September 2017

Venue: York University

A contribution to SGR's 25th anniversary activities.


SGR speakers will give several presentations as part of the Medact/ IPPNW conference, Health Through Peace 2017. These will be:

  • Climatic impacts and humanitarian problems from the use of the UK's Trident nuclear weapons
    Dr Philip Webber, Chair, SGR
    (part of academic session 2Cii - Nuclear Effects on Public Health - Tuesday 5 September; 14.00 to 15.30)
  • The militarisation of science and technology in the UK
    Dr Stuart Parkinson, Executive Director, SGR
    (part of academic session 2Div - Militarism and Culture - Tuesday 5 September; 16.00 to 17.30)
  • Challenging military influence in universities and schools
    Dr Stuart Parkinson, Executive Director, SGR (with Rhianna Louise, ForcesWatch)
    (part of workshop session B, stream 9 - Militarism - Wednesday 6 September; 11.30 to 13.00)

For more details about the conference, including registration, see the conference website.