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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!…

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.…

Event: Science & Diplomacy, with Sir Christopher Llewellyn Smith, 1st March 2022

On Tuesday 1st March, Oxford Student/Young Pugwash hosted Prof. Sir Christopher Llewellyn Smith for a talk and discussion about the relationship between science and diplomacy.

Sir Christopher is a theoretical physicist and was knighted ‘for services to particle physics’ in 2001.…