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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 controlResearcher job: British Pugwash project on climate change and nuclear weaponsRoyal Society video of Rees/Cox on Rotblat – Now on YouTube!Crowdfund appeal – Help SYP UK get to Doha 2020 The newsletter can […]

New on YouTube: People of Science – Sir Joseph Rotblat (Co-founder of Pugwash)

Royal Society / Pugwash Collaboration:People of Science – Sir Jo Rotblat (featuring Prof Brian Cox & Lord Martin Rees)   We are delighted to announce that the Royal Society video on Pugwash and its founder (Sir Joseph Rotblat) is now available on YouTube (here). The film is part of a series hosted by Prof Brian Cox, in which […]


Ethical Science? – Nottingham University – 23rd October 2019

British Pugwash co-hosted with University of Nottingham Physics Department a mini-conference about ethical issues in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The conference was open to all ages and disciplines. The agenda is below. The conference was reviewed by Nottingham’s Professor Philip Moriarty (here) in a blog post titled ‘Some down-to-earth, blue sky thinking’. Ethical […]

British Pugwash Newsletter March 2019

Topics covered in the British Pugwash Spring 2019 Newsletter include: Delegation to Moscow to discuss arms control Hypersonic missiles and strategic stability – new research British Pugwash Annual General Meeting + Public Lecture Student/Young Pugwash UK – Conference Report Rotblat Memorial Lecture – A review ‘Capturing Technology. Rethinking Arms Control’ – Germany The newsletter can […]

SYP events – Winter 2018 – space, Nobel, Salisbury, fake news

8th October, 6pm – 7pm, OC0.01 (The Oculus, University of Warwick) Roundtable discussion: Outer space and society Organised by: Warwick SYP 23rd October, 6:00-7:30. MS.04 (Maths & Stats, University of Warwick) How to win a Nobel Peace Prize? Guest speakers: Dr Rebecca Johnson (ICAN) and Professor John Finney  Organised by: Warwick SYP 31st October, 5pm-6:30pm, SOAS London ‘The […]