Presentations

SGR regularly gives presentations at a range of events from international conferences to public meetings. Powerpoints slides and/ or notes from the main ones are listed here.

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Science and technology have contributed to huge changes in human society, bringing many benefits, but also helping to cause global scale problems. Using a series of examples from the past century or so, this presentation examines the balance of costs and benefits, and argues that the role of science and technology in society needs to change, if we are not to be overhwhelmed by the problems we now face.

Presentation by Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at the What is science for? teachers' conference, Widnes, Cheshire, UK

25 February 2012
 

Presentation by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at INES conference, Braunschweig, Germany, 27 May 2011
 

Presentation by Dr Bronislaw Szerszynski, Lancaster University, at the SGR conference, Emerging technologies: are the risks being neglected? on 21 May 2011
 

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

Science and technology have contributed to huge changes over the last century and longer. But are the costs of these changes now outweighing the benefits? And if so, what should be done?

Presentation by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at 'What is science for?' seminar, Manchester Metropolitan University, 16 October 2010
 

Presentation by Stuart Parkinson, SGR, at Cambridge Science Festival on 19 March 2010.
 

Summary of a seminar by Dr Chris Langley, Principal Researcher, SGR at the 'Power & the Academy' Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, 6 - 8 April 2009
 

Presentation by Dr Chris Langley at a seminar organised by Student Pugwash, Cambridge University, 2 March 2009
 

Presentation by Dr Chris Langley, SGR, in the European Parliament under the auspices of the Quaker Intergroup for Peace Initiatives, Nov 2007
 

Presentation to the Café Scientifique in Brighton by Dr Chris Langley, SGR, on 16 May 2006