VOICES OF THE COLLEGE – How artificial intelligence will be used for social control

Mass surveillance and manipulation by powerful AI algorithms represent a much more imminent and tangible threat to our democratic values than killer robots. The scientific […]

VOICES OF THE COLLEGE – The Ongoing Muskrat Falls Debacle: How not to Develop the North

On the 22nd and 23rd of Feburary 2018, the College of New Scholars of the Royal Society of Canada, in collaboration with Memorial’s Department of […]

VOICES OF THE COLLEGE – Why parents should never spank children

Spanking — usually defined as hitting a child on the buttocks with an open hand — is a common form of discipline still used on […]

The 2018 Nomination Period for the College of New Scholars is now open!

The 2018 Nomination Period for the College of New Scholars is now open! Nominations are invited from Institutional Members, Fellows of the Royal Society of […]

Young Academies issue statement to address how Science can help with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Young Academies of sciences around the globe feel they have a role to play in solving the dilemmas the world is facing today and in […]