The following is a list of Science for Peace’s currently active working groups, including some which are still in formation. We will do our best to ensure that all working group meetings appear in our events listings on the SfP homepage, but we need help from the convenors (or others) to ensure that we receive … Read more Current working groups
Description of the Working Group The cybersecurity working group was formed in January 2017 to discuss public policies regarding cybersecurity: the protection of computers, cell phones, and other network-enabled devices or equipment, electronic data and communications, and computer networks including the Internet from unauthorized or unlawful access, interception, interference, exploitation, disruption, damage or attack. This … Read more Cybersecurity Working Group
The Militarism Working group is very small, so small that it does not make sense at this time to have various officers. We communicate easily with each other by email, and one member attends our meetings via Skype. We only began meeting several months ago, and while there was interest and support from by a … Read more Militarism Working Group
Concerns of this group are especially the restrictions on the scientific enterprise imposed by governments and employers, and the distortion of research effort and literature resulting from pressure of corporate sponsors and lobbies. Ongoing work on these issues has been reported to the Group. A campaign was conducted to urge Canadian response to offset the … Read more Freedom for Research Working Group
Science for Peace began as a group of scientists who worried about the danger of nuclear war. Today, a working group still continues to function, educating the public and decision-makers about the catastrophic humanitarian effects of nuclear warfare, and promoting nuclear disarmament.