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A picture of the UK scientific workforce
The Royal Society’s diversity programme commissioned several data gathering exercises to explore, analyse and understand the composition of the scientific workforce in terms of gender, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic status and background.
Climate Change: Evidence & Causes
The Royal Society and the US National Academy of Sciences offer this new publication as a key reference document for decision makers, policy makers, educators, and other individuals seeking authoritative answers about the current state of climate change science.
Modeling Earth's future
A report produced with the National Academy of Sciences on integrated assessments of linked human-natural systems.
A case study of Jordan's science and innovation system, which was prepared as part of the Atlas of Islamic-World Science and Innovation project.
Brain Waves: The Chemical Weapons Convention
On 18 February 2013, the Royal Society held a seminar at the headquarters of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to inform preparations for the third Review Conference of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) in April 2013.
A case study of Egypt's science and innovation system, which was prepared as part of the Atlas of Islamic-World Science and Innovation project.
Human enhancement and the future of work
A report from a workshop which explored potential enhancements arising from advances in science and engineering that are likely to impact on the future of work.
Shale gas extraction in the UK
A review conducted with the Royal Academy of Engineering of the scientific and engineering evidence of the risks associated with hydraulic fracturing as a means to extract shale gas.