* How can we raise awareness of the BTWC provisions in the global
scientific community and reinforce the responsibilities of scientists?
* Should under-graduate and post-graduate education programmes
address the ethical and practical aspects of preventing the misuse of
science? How can we encourage due consideration of the possible
consequences of the misuse of research?
* How can we encourage universities, industry, research bodies and
government to reflect BTWC issues in their own in-house codes of
practice and operational frameworks? Might we consider the introduction
of guidance or instructions into existing structures that deal with the
safety and ethics of individual experiments and research?
* How can we promote the proper use of science-based activities
and knowledge and encourage appropriate oversight of such work?
* Is it necessary to provide guidance on how to deal with research
that throws up unexpected or unpredictable results of relevance to the
* How might we promote consideration among research and project
funders of BTWC issues when considering proposals, eg, whether the
research could be misused in the future and what steps might help
* To whom or to what body might an individual turn if he/she
suspects that someone else's conduct is in breach of BTWC prohibitions?
What safeguards might there be for such individuals? And how might any
malign accusations be filtered out?