From Offensive Insecurity to Sustainable Security: The Role of Science and Technology

Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, argues that current funding patterns of R&D in the UK support a militaristic approach to dealing with security problems. He makes the case for a shift in funding to R&D which helps to tackle the roots of conflict, including climate change.

Presentation at SGR conference, London, 16 November 2013, and in Kendal, Cumbria, 30 November 2013
 

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This presentation summarises the findings of the SGR report:
Offensive Insecurity: The Role of Science and Technology in UK Security Strategies

NB. The presentation given in Kendal used a slightly different title, but had the same content.