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Video Games and Nuclear Weapons

What role do nuclear weapons play in popular culture, like video games?

To celebrate national video games day on 12/9, SYP UK’s Emily Faux will host a discussion with 4 experts:

  • Dr Megan Condis (TexasTech University)
  • Dr Cameron Hunter (University of Leicester)
  • Professor Joseph November (University of South Carolina)
  • Rebekah Pullen (McMaster University)

Tune in at 5pm BST / 12pm EST on September 12th!…

Lord Martin Rees

British Pugwash welcomes new Patrons from science and defence

British Pugwash Group is delighted to announce the appointment of seven Patrons, all of whom are leading figures from the worlds of science or defence.

Our Patrons are public supporters and advocates for the work of British Pugwash, which seeks to apply independent, scientifically-informed analysis to some of the most challenging issues in international security, arms control and environmental sustainability.…

British Pugwash Newsletter – January 2020

Topics covered in the British Pugwash January 2020 Newsletter include:

  • New Research: Hypersonic weapon systems – Implications for strategic stability and arms control
  • Researcher job: British Pugwash project on climate change and nuclear weapons
  • Royal Society video of Rees/Cox on Rotblat – Now on YouTube!