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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.…

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

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Festival of Ethical Science – Register today!

Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK is hosting its first festival.

A series of events throughout November on ethical and political challenges in 21st Century science & technology.

Register today!

The line-up includes:

  • Wed 4th – Ethics & Digital Technologies – w/ Julia Slupska (Digital Ethics Lab, here) and Dr Kanta Dihal (here) – 17:00 UK
  • Sat 7th – Transition Now – Technology & the Climate Emergency (Partner event – Hosted by SGR) – 14:00 UK
  • Mon 9th – Ethics in Open Source Research – w/ Adina Pintilie (Ridgeway Information, here) – 17:00 UK
  • Tues 17th – Codes for Coders: Killer robots, ethics and the law – w/ Taniel Yusef (WILPF UK, here) – 18:00 UK
  • Tues 24th – Science and Indigenous Peoples – w/ Hilding Neilson and Riley Taitingfong (led by Oxford SYP ) – 18:00 UK

For event login details, materials and updates:

Register for the Festival today!

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Video: Post-Covid multilateral cooperation – a chance to achieve a nuclear-weapons-free world?

On 8th September 2020 and to mark the International Day Against Nuclear Testing, SOAS University and the UK Embassy of Kazakhstan hosted a webinar on titled, “Post-COVID Multilateral Cooperation – A Chance To Achieve A Nuclear-Weapons-Free World?”…