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SYP UK sit down with Fabian Hamilton MP (3rd Feb 2022)

On 3rd February at 6pm, Leeds Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK hosted a discussion with Fabian Hamilton MP on the UK’s role in nuclear non-proliferation and arms control. Fabian is the Shadow Minister for Peace & Disarmament and the MP for Leeds North East. Fabian provided a short overview of his work and responsibilities, before accepting […]

Call for Presentations: Technology & Peace Conference (SYP UK)

SYP UK Annual Conference // 12th February 2022 // University of Leicester Call for Presentations (pdf) – here   Student / Young Pugwash (SYP) is a network of students, researchers and younger people interested in a wide range of peace and security issues.  We are the youth wing of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Pugwash Conferences […]

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

On Tuesday 19th October, Oxford Student/Young Pugwash hosted an online event on the ‘challenge of UK radioactive waste disposal’. The speaker was 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. In recent years, he has worked as an […]

SYP UK – CSKR Media Training day – 5th July

Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK has collaborated with the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots (CSKR) to organise an investigative journalism training session for students interested in their university’s involvement in ‘autonomous weapons’ research. The day-long training event will be lead by Iain Overton, an investigative journalist and the Executive Director of Action on Armed Violence. Having […]

VIDEO – Ethical Science events in June

Student/Young Pugwash UK’s Project on Ethical Science held two events in June 2021. — Ethical Careers in STEM (June 9th) A virtual careers event exploring different opportunities available to STEM graduates. The panellists, from the civil service, the third sector and industry, explored the ethical considerations that have guided their own careers and provide advice […]

VIDEO: Peace Workshops, SYP UK, March 2021

Throughout March, Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK ran a series of online ‘peace workshops’, bringing together international researchers and policy practitioners to discuss opportunities for international co-operation, arms control and peace. Some of the sessions were recorded (below). Others were held under Chatham House rules. Keynote: Dr Lassina Zerbo (Chief Exec, CTBTO), in conversation Our keynote […]