Announcing Scientists for Global Responsibility Newsletter 45

Media release, 24 February 2017




A range of expert authors provide novel and important analysis of controversial issues in science, design and technology.

Feature articles cover:

  • Could Trident be hacked?
  • Research update on fracking and public health
  • Science in the Trump-May era
  • Expanding renewable electricity in the UK
  • Are commercial priorities threatening academic research?
  • Links between military and civilian nuclear industries
  • Arms and fossil fuels industries’ influence in schools
  • The landmine ban: 20 years on
  • The risks of nuclear submarine decommissioning

A full list of articles is given here.


1. Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) is an independent UK-based organisation of ethically concerned science, design and technology professionals. Founded in 1992, it has approximately 750 members. For more details, see

2. Electronic copies of articles from SGR Newsletter no.45 are being released over a period of several months, with some publicly available now – see:

3. Printed copies of the newsletter are mailed to SGR members upon publication. Back issues of the SGR Newsletter are available to download. For more details, see:

4. For further information, phone SGR Director, Dr Stuart Parkinson on 07941 953640