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.

A Globally Responsible Career in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) is one that both meets your personal career aims and makes the world a better place. You can make an ethical choice about which sector or employer to work for, and seek out career opportunities that use your STEM skills in a globally responsible way.

Commit to lifestyle options that will help bring your personal carbon footprint in line with the Paris 1.5°C climate goal. 

Additional information about the 1.5°C living targets including overview and explanation, background and assumptions, the major policy measures needed, co-benefits, target-free activities, references, a video presentation, details of the authors and acknowledgements.

To read the full text of 'A science oath for the climate', see the list of signatories, and/or to add your own name, please read on.... 

 

 

 

Extra background on the Science oath for the climate, including further reading and FAQs.

SGR's project work in this area focuses on: military carbon emissions; comparisons between resources used for military activities and those used for tackling climate change; and the links between climate change and conflict.

SGR has published one report and numerous other outputs on ethical concerns related to artificial intelligence and robotics. The main outputs are listed here, together with some of the media coverage.

SGR's research highlights the catastrophic risks posed by nuclear weapons, including the UK's. Our work has been used by ICAN, recipient of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Our view is that the continued development and deployment of nuclear weapons is contrary to responsible science and technology. Read on...

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

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