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Dr Christopher Watson

With great sadness British Pugwash learned of the death of a former chairman, Dr Christopher Watson, on 17 August.

Christopher had a career spanning 35 years in the UK nuclear industry, including 17 years at Culham, working on Controlled Fusion research (culminating in 5 years on the JET project).…

British Pugwash Annual Report 2014

Key topics: developments on the international disarmament scene with major implications for British Pugwash; Trident and the General Election; the Disarmament Institute (BRINDI); science and ethics, including the military robotics debate; UK and European energy policy. Read or download the report (pdf)
Hay festival 2015 Jon Snow

What happened to Trident?

The 11th annual Rotblat Lecture at the Hay Festival was given this year on 30 May by the distinguished journalist and broadcaster Jon Snow, who asked ‘What happened to Trident?’
Ian Kearns

Western responses to Russian activities in Ukraine

Events in Ukraine have contributed to the gravest crisis in Russia-West relations since the end of the Cold War. Dr Ian Kearns Director of the European Leadership Network, explores what has gone wrong, how the West has responded and what it should do next to both resist Russian behaviour and set relations on a more positive footing.

Mapping Disarmament in the UK

In response to a high level request for an overview of UK non-governmental work on nuclear disarmament, British Pugwash has produced a directory of the UK-based NGOs and individual experts that have a focus on the non-proliferation and disarmament of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.