At a British Pugwash discussion meeting on 1 July 2015, Richard Guthrie and Dr Caitriona MacLeish explored the highly contradictory themes of narratives developed about the Syrian chemical weapons programme and the international responses to it. These events had many ongoing consequences, not least the continuing use of chlorine in barrel bombs which could weaken […]
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British Pugwash Discussion Meeting, Wednesday 1 July 2015 17.30-19.00. Speakers: Richard Guthrie and Dr Caitriona McLeish, Ramsay Lecture Theatre, Christopher Ingold Chemistry Building, University College London. Details: The Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria Event Flyer (PDF A4)
In 2007, British Pugwash launched an annual essay competition in honour of Professor Joseph Rotblat. Closing shortly after the general election in May, the 2010 competition asked what advice should be given to the next Government on a science and technology topic of the entrants’ choosing.
At a special meeting at University College London on 8 April 2008 to launch the Joseph Rotblat Centenary Year, speakers were Nobel Laureate Prof. Sir John Sulston, Prof. Alistair Hay and John Ainslie.