2016

SGR produces a range of resources on the issue of 'Who controls science and technology?' This includes the power of vested interests (especially the military and private corporations), openness and democracy in science, and public engagement and participation. Two of our main projects focus on military influence on science and technology, and corporate influence on science and technology.

10 results

Prof John Holmwood, University of Nottingham, critically examines the increasing commercialisation and privatisation of UK universities, as demonstrated by the new Higher Education and Research Bill.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.45; advance online publication: 16 December 2016
 

Presentation by David Smythe, Emeritus Professor of Geophysics, University of Glasgow, at the SGR conference, Universities for Sale?

Online publication: 6 December 2016
 

Presentation by Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at SGR conference, Universities for Sale?

Online publication: 5 December 2016

 

The urgent need for an academic revolution

Presentation by Nicholas Maxwell, University College London, at the SGR conference, Universities for Sale?

Online publication: 5 December 2016
 

The challenge of the new neo-liberal knowledge regime

Presentation by Prof John Holmwood, University of Nottingham/ Campaign for the Public University at SGR conference, Universities for Sale?

Online publication: 30 November 2016

 

Presentation by Maeve McClenaghan, Greenpeace UK, at the SGR conference, Universities for Sale?

Online publication: 30 November 2016


 

Summary of a presentation by Dr Aubrey Blumsohn, previously Senior Lecturer in Medicine, University of Sheffield, at the SGR conference, Universities for Sale?

19 November 2016
 

Dr Michael Reinsborough, King’s College London, discusses the leading international neuroscience projects and the growing interest of the military.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.44; online publication: 1 September 2016


 

Dr Richard Jennings, University of Cambridge, reflects on lessons learned from the teaching of science ethics at one of the UK's leading universities.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.44; online publication: 1 September 2016
 

Media release, 3 June 2016