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British Pugwash welcomes new Patrons from science and academia

The British Pugwash Group is delighted to announce the appointment of six Patrons, all of whom are leading figures from the worlds of science or academia.

Our Patrons are public supporters and advocates for the work of British Pugwash, which seeks to apply independent, scientifically-informed analysis to some of the most challenging issues in international security, arms control and environmental sustainability.…

SYP UK Annual Conference – 7th March 2020 – Save the date!

Warwick Technology and Peace Conference (SYP UK Annual Conference 2020)

A multidisciplinary conference about the risks posed by emerging technologies, as well as political and technical solutions to control them.


There’ll be workshops on autonomous weapons (‘killer robots’) and the campaign against them; the impact of emerging technologies on nuclear weapons (eg.…

Help a Young Pugwashite get to Doha 2020!

Student/Young Pugwash (SYP) UK is raising money to support one of its members to represent SYP UK at the next International SYP Conference, in Doha (Qatar) in early 2020.

The 11th International SYP Conference (here) will bring together young scholars and professionals from around the word to discuss their ideas for the future of disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation. …