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Oxford SYP: The challenge of radioactive waste disposal (19th Oct)

On Tuesday 19th October, Oxford Student/Young Pugwash will host an online event on the ‘challenge of UK radioactive waste disposal’.

The speaker will be Dr Ian Crossland. Ian is an engineer with over 50 years experience in the nuclear industry, with a focus on decommissioning and radioactive waste management.…

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VIDEO: ‘Missile Defence and Strategic Stability in the Hypersonic Age’

This year’s post-AGM Lecture was held on 22nd September.

The title was: ‘Missile Defence and Strategic Stability in the Hypersonic Age’

It was given by Harry Spencer, a postgraduate at University of Birmingham, speaking about his ongoing research with British Pugwash on missile defence systems, hypersonics and strategic stability.…

July / August newsletter – British Pugwash

Topics covered in the British Pugwash July/August 2021 Newsletter include:

  • Climate Change and Trident – New research from British Pugwash
  • Ethical Science podcast – SYP interview with Prof Dame Ottoline Leyser (UKRI)
  • Save the Date – British Pugwash AGM – 22nd September
  • Joseph Rotblat Memorial Trust – Becoming a Trustee
  • OxPeace Conference – Peace in the Nuclear Era – Video
  • A selection of articles and reports
  • VIDEO – Interview with Lord Martin Rees (Ethical Science, 2021)

The newsletter can be found online here

VIDEO: Ethics & Digital – Feminist cybersecurity and Decolonising AI (5th Nov)

In this SYP UK webinar, Dr Kanta Dihal (Leverhulme Future of Intelligence Centre) discussed her work on Decolonising AI and Julia Slupska (Digital Ethics Lab) talked about feminist cybersecurity.

The Chair was Niamh Healy (UCL), SYP UK President.…