On the 12th February 2022, Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK hosted its online Annual Conference on the theme of ‘Technology & Peace’. The co-hosts were University of Leicester’s Third Nuclear Age project.…
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- SYP UK Annual Conference // 12th February 2022 // University of Leicester
- Call for Presentations (pdf) – here
This year’s post-AGM Lecture was held on 22nd September.
The title was: ‘Missile Defence and Strategic Stability in the Hypersonic Age’
It was given by Harry Spencer, a postgraduate at University of Birmingham, speaking about his ongoing research with British Pugwash on missile defence systems, hypersonics and strategic stability.…
This SYP webinar looked at the role of tech workers and STEM students in efforts to challenge the rise of lethal autonomous weapons (‘killer robots’).
Our guest speaker was Taniel Yusef (WILPF UK), who is researching the views of and current regulatory frameworks for STEMists working on robot-relevant tech.…
In December 2019, International Pugwash hosted a workshop on hypersonic weapons in Geneva.
The meeting brought together 30 participants from various continents, including current and former government officials, scientists, engineers, academics and experts from think tanks and other non-governmental organisations.…
Student/Young Pugwash UK has released a video of Matteo Frigoli discussing his research on developments with hypersonic missiles. The presentation is based on research commissioned by British Pugwash.
The presentation covers:
- Technical issues
- Destabilising potential of hypersonics
- US, Russian and Chinese perspectives
- Arms control options