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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Phil Chamberlain discovers some disturbing activities on Salisbury Plain.

Article from SGR Newsletter no. 37, spring 2009
 

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

Press Release (with Campaign Against Arms Trade), 25 February 2009
 

SGR submission to the UK Government Consultation A Vision for Science and Society, October 2008
 

Chris Langley summarises SGR’s latest research on military influence at UK universities, highlighting a range of serious concerns and making recommendations for reform.

Article from SGR Newsletter, No. 36, autumn 2008
 

Stuart Tannock, Cardiff University, discusses the disturbing implications of the Ministry of Defence’s new multibillion pound training academy.

Article from SGR Newsletter, No. 36, autumn 2008
 

Military influence, commercial pressures and the compromised university

SGR briefing by Chris Langley, Stuart Parkinson and Philip Webber; June 2008

This briefing builds upon the disclosures of, and recommendations provided in, Soldiers in the Laboratory and More Soldiers in the Laboratory and focuses on the impact of military sector influence within the research and teaching environment of universities in the UK.
 

Press release, 12 June 2008
 

Article by Chris Langley, SGR

The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, Vol. 3; No. 1, p.49-55, January 2008
 

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