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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.
Science as an open enterprise
A report which analyses the impact of new and emerging technologies that are transforming the conduct and communication of research.
People and the planet
A report on how global population and consumption are linked, and the implications for a finite planet.
Fuel cycle stewardship in a nuclear renaissance
A report that considers the potential of new technologies and governance best practices to make the nuclear fuel cycle more secure and proliferation resistant, with a particular focus on the management of spent fuel.