Other events

This section of the website includes details of external events, together with their outputs . Links to conference presentations and related material are provided where available.

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

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Education activities designed to inspire young people to use science and technology to help support peace, social justice and environmental sustainability.

2020 week of activities: 7th to 15th March.