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Taking the conflict in Libya as a starting point, Stuart Parkinson, SGR, argues that a major shift in security and industrial strategies in the UK and other industrialised countries would bring about a more secure and sustainable world.

Presentation at Liverpool Hope University on 31 March 2011
 

Stuart Parkinson, SGR, takes an initial look at the lessons from the Japanese tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear emergency. He argues that if societies are to be more ‘resilient’ to environmental risks, then major socio-economic and technological changes are critical.

Article for SGR website, 17 March 2011
 

Cuts dictated by the UK defence review give the opportunity to take a fresh look at how we deploy military technology.

Opinion article by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, in Engineering and Technology magazine, 14 March 2011
 

Peter Burt, Nuclear Information Service, examines the major redevelopment of the Atomic Weapons Establishment, and points out how new facilities could allow the UK to sidestep international controls on nuclear weapons development.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 39, winter 2011 (published online 4 March 2011)
 

With a subsidiary of major arms company, Lockheed Martin, being a lead contractor for the UK’s 2011 census, Geoff Meaden asks if the data collected will really be secure.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 39, winter 2011 (published online 4 March 2011)
 

Climate scientists have had a poor press in recent months. Stuart Parkinson, SGR, investigates whether this is a sign that the scientific evidence of climate change is less robust, or just media misrepresentation.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 39, winter 2011 (published online 4 March 2011)
 

Helen Wallace, GeneWatch, highlights the failure of the biotech economy and argues that decisions on R&D investments should be made more democratic and accountable.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 39, winter 2011 (published online 4 March 2011)
 

Michael Reinsborough asks whether synthetic biologists are rushing ahead with development of associated technologies before the science is properly understood.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 39, winter 2011 (published online 4 March 2011)
 

SGR response to the UK government consultation on an updated Waste Transfer Pricing Methodology for the disposal of higher activity waste from new nuclear power stations, 4 March 2011
 

Presentation by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at the Radical Statistics annual conference in Leeds, 26 February 2011
 

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