science and technology

science and technology

Putting science and diplomacy under the microscope: Wilton Park at New Scientist Live (WP1509)

What do scientists need to think about when giving foreign policy advice? How can diplomats promote risky innovation overseas? These are just two of the questions our expert panel will interrogate and debate at our panel discussion, broadcast live through our Facebook page from the Technology Stage at New Scientist Live on Thursday 22 September.

From MDGs to SDGs – seeing the transition through the eyes of a child in rural Uganda

Blog by Robin Hart, Director of Programmes Geoffrey was born in central Uganda in 2000, the year the MDGs were agreed. I have sponsored…

World Philosophy Day

The third Thursday of November marks World Philosophy Day. A day that was first introduced by UNESCO in 2002 with the aim of honouring…

Breaking the cycle of rural poverty

In light of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and World Food Day 2015: breaking the cycle of rural poverty we look back to our…

The Big Bang and the interfaces of knowledge

In partnership with CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research and with support from the Sir Halley Stewart Trust, Wilton Park conducted ‘The Big…

Celebrating World Health Day 2014

On the 65th World Health Day, we reflect on the challenges posed by vector-borne diseases. Today is World Health Day. An annual event since 1950,…

World Water Day 2014

March 22nd marks World Water Day 2014, a day which advocates for the sustainable management of the world’s water resources. Dating back to 1992 when the…

Global food, agriculture and land use: sharing insights from our series

After the end of our three year, six part conference series on global food and agriculture systems, we launch a set of resources to share…

Reducing disaster risk in the Horn of Africa

We continue our portfolio of work on disaster risk reduction by facilitating a regional discussion in Nairobi for the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The…

Think. Eat. Save.
Our series of conferences on global agriculture, food and land use links to 2013 World Environment Day theme

Our conference series on global agriculture, food and land use ties in with the focus of this year’s World Environment Day on reducing food waste…