Who controls science and technology?

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.

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Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) supports the March for Science - science for all, not just those in power.

Online publication: 21 April 2017


 

SGR analysis of industrial policies for the UK which contribute to peace, social justice and environmental sustainability. This includes our submissions to government and opposition consultations on industrial strategy, as well as an opinion article in The Engineer.

Published online: 13 April 2017
 

Undermining the next generation?

The arms and fossil fuels industries are putting a lot of resources into science and engineering educational material for British school children. We should be very concerned, argues Philip Wood, SGR.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.45; online publication: 15 March 2017
 

The arms industries and the armed forces are putting large sums of money into the UK education system, including providing science education material for schools. But there are alternatives - such as SGR's Science4Society Week.

Article by Dr Jan Maskell, SGR, and Rhianna Louise, ForcesWatch, on Huffington Post UK

14 March 2017
 

Inspiring science education activities - without funding from the arms and fossil fuel industries.

Media release, 9 March 2017
 


 

Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, outlines key challenges to progressive science from the Trump and May governments.

Article from SGR Newsletter no.45; advance online publication: 18 January 2017


 

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