Edited version of a paper given by Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at Women's Engineering Society annual conference, 'Proper Practice: Professionalism and Ethics in Engineering and Science' 12th Sept, 2003 at the Earth Centre, Doncaster, UK.
SGR ethical careers briefing by Stuart Parkinson; March 2003
This briefing provides an overview of the climate change crisis: its causes, its potential impacts and the economic influences that make the problem harder to solve. Readers will gain insight into ways in which career choice can help alleviate (or worsen) the situation.
SGR ethical careers briefing by Tim Foxon; March 2003
This briefing provides background insight into some of the approaches and technologies that are designed to reduce the impact of human activities and industry on the environment. Readers will gain greater awareness of possible career choices (and a shift in thinking) that can make a positive contribution to sustainable development.
SGR ethical careers briefing by Gill Langley; March 2003
This briefing provides background insight into the issues surrounding the use of animals in scientific experiments and the underlying factors that have given rise to the current legislative and cultural setting. Readers will gain greater awareness of how their choice of career makes a positive or negative impact on the welfare of laboratory animals as well as some pointers to alternative career routes.