Events

Date:

As part of our Science4Society Week, Bryony Maskell, SGR, is running two online workshops at the Malvern Festival of Ideas.

Date:

Online launch of a new report examining the carbon footprint of the military sectors within the European Union. Authors, Stuart Parkinson, SGR, and Linsey Cottrell, CEOBS, will summarise the key findings. The study was commissioned by The Left group in the European Parliament.

 

Date:

In November 2020, the UK government announced a huge increase in military spending, a modest increase in climate change spending, and an enormous cut to the overseas aid budget. Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, looks at the implications for Britain's effort to tackle the climate crisis.

Date:

Recovering from Covid-19, will responsible science and technology be tools of rapid change?

Part II: Responsible technology and the climate emergency

SGR webinar and AGM

Presentations are now available to view and/or download!

 

Date:

Recovering from Covid-19, will responsible science and technology be tools of rapid change?

Part I: Responsible science and the climate emergency

SGR webinar

Presentations are now available to view or download!

 

Date:

Should scientists adapt their work and lifestyles responsibly to align with the 1.5 degree climate change target, to set an example for change in wider society?

Date:

Talk by Dr Stuart Parkinson, Executive Director of SGR, in London, UK.

Dr Parkinson discussed the large but neglected carbon emissions of the UK and the world's militaries.

Powerpoint slides are now available.

Date:

Dr Stuart Parkinson gave the sixth annual Bristol Quaker Peace Lecture. He examined how society uses and misuses science and technology - and highlighted ways in which we can reshape our relationship with these powerful forces to help bring about a more secure and sustainable society.

Date:

Is artificial intelligence evolving quicker than the regulation to manage it? Are we sufficiently able to imagine what major problems may emerge, and can it even be effectively regulated?

Conference outputs are now available to download!

Date:

The third Martin Ryle lecture, organised by the Martin Ryle Trust and Conway Hall Ethical Society at Conway Hall.

Sir Paul Nurse spoke on the cultural and practical significance of scientific research.