Media releases

SGR media releases dating back to 2005 are listed here. For media inquiries, email pressoffice@sgr.org.uk or phone 07 941 953 640 (UK contact).

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In advance of a European Parliament vote on the new European Defence Fund - which would allow 13 billion euros to be spent on military research and technology - 1000 researchers have signed a statement opposing the fund.

17 April 2019

Over 80 percent believe there's a medium to high chance of things going badly wrong with Artificial Intelligence (AI) according to a poll of concerned scientists conducted by Scientists for Global Responsibility.

3 November 2018

Today a coalition of science and peace organisations has launched the European initiative Researchers for Peace. Over 700 scientists and academics, most from 19 EU countries, have signed an online statement which calls on the EU to stop funding military research. They invite their colleagues in the research community to add their support.

Media release, 27 June 2018

We at Scientists for Global Responsibility are deeply saddened to hear of the death today of Professor Stephen Hawking – who had been a patron of our organisation since its formation in 1992, and of its predecessor Scientists Against Nuclear Arms.

Media release, 14 March 2018

SGR, Medact, and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health welcome the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to ICAN for its critical role in campaigning for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, agreed this summer. The organisations view the TPNW as a significant step forward towards eliminating these weapons of mass destruction - and urge the UK government to support the treaty.

Joint statement; 8 December 2017

This year's recipient is the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), of which SGR is a partner organisation.

Media release, 9 October 2017

Media release, 7 July 2017
 

Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) - an independent UK organisation of professionals which promotes science, design and technology for peace, social justice and environmental sustainability - celebrates its 25th anniversary today.

21 June 2017

Media release, 23 May 2017