Dr Stuart Parkinson, SGR, argues that current funding patterns of R&D in the UK support a militaristic approach to dealing with security problems. He makes the case for a shift in funding to R&D which helps to tackle the roots of conflict, including climate change.
Presentation at SGR conference, London, 16 November 2013, and in Kendal, Cumbria, 30 November 2013
(The powerpoint slides are available on request: contact us)
This presentation summarises the findings of the SGR report:
Offensive Insecurity: The Role of Science and Technology in UK Security Strategies
NB. The presentation given in Kendal used a slightly different title, but had the same content.