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SYP UK Training Day – Podcasting & Fundraising (21st July)

cartoon microphoneSYP UK is hosting a training afternoon and social for a limited number of its members on Thursday 21st July, in London.

Niamh Healy (UCL) will be running a session on how to produce and upload podcasts, having created the SYP UK Project on Ethical Science podcast last year – here

Dr Jana Wattenbergy & Andrew Gibson (SYP UK Board) will run a session on applying for grants in the academic and NGO worlds – dry but important stuff!…

SYP UK appoint new leadership team

Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK has appointed a new Executive Board. The Board will provide strategic leadership and coordinate the activities of SYP UK members and affiliated groups across the country.

Members of the Executive Board are:


Emily Faux

Emily is a PhD candidate at Newcastle University, researching the intersection between nuclear weapons and popular culture.…

A reminder of why nuclear weapons must never be used (VIDEO)

In the video below, Dr Ira Helfand, co-chairman of the Nuclear Weapons Abolition Committee of Physicians for Social Responsibility, offers a timely reminder of the horrifying power of thermonuclear weapons and of the dire consequences of the political irresponsibility that has left Russia and the United States in possession of 10,000+ nuclear warheads thirty years after the end of the Cold War.…

April/May newsletter – British Pugwash

Topics covered in the British Pugwash April/May 2022 Newsletter include:

1. Post-AGM Lecture on Small Modular Reactors – 26th April
2. UK/Kazakh Pugwash Workshop on Nuclear Risk Reduction – Video
3.…