Projects

We carry out a wide range of projects promoting responsible science and technology. They range from research to policy and education. As an example, we were part of the campaign awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Our current projects are listed on the left of this page and can also be explored using the search function.

SGR and its predecessor SANA have published several reports and books concerning the threat from nuclear weapons, as well as producing several other outputs. Some of these have been input into international negotiations on nuclear disarmament.

 

Science4Society Week is a collection of science education activities, designed to inspire young people. It takes place in March each year. The activities include many with an environmental, health, social justice or peace theme.

SGR has published five reports as part of its project work on the military influence on science and technology, as well as numerous articles and presentations. The main outputs are listed in this section.

SGR has produced regular commentary on the issue of arms conversion for a sustainable society for many years, generally in the form of articles and presentations. The main outputs are listed here, while all recent material is indexed in the security and disarmament section of this website. Read on...

SGR has published one in-depth report on the issue of corporate influence on science and technology, as well as producing numerous other outputs. The main ones are listed here, together with some of the media coverage, while all material is indexed in the Who controls science and technology? section of this website. Read on...

SGR has published a report examining the environmental and social dimensions of shale gas and fracking, together with some articles. The main outputs are listed here. Read on...

SGR has published ten briefings as part of its project work on ethical careers in science, design and technology. We have also published articles and given presentations. The main outputs are listed in this section.

The organisations listed provide one or more of the following:

  • employment for scientists and engineers in an area considered ‘ethical’
  • training courses for scientists and engineers in areas considered ‘ethical’
  • specific information concerning employment in the ‘ethical’ area in which they work.
     

1999-2009
SGR formed this study group recognising that population is an important component of sustainability, which can, however, only be assessed properly if explicitly linked with consumption.

 

What they said about our reports...