Name: Nicolas Ayala Arboleda

President of the Warwick Pugwash Society (and SYP UK)

Studies: BA (Hons) Politics and International Studies

Topics of interest:

Dual-use technologies
WMDs, particularly nuclear weapons
The politics of outer space
International relations
Science and society
Political Economy
South American politics


Name: Dr Maeve Carey

Leads SYP group at Abbey Christian Brothers Grammar School, Northern Ireland

Occupation: Head of Environmental Technology

Topics of Interest:

Renewable energy // International Relations // Science and Society // WMDs and the arms trade


Silhouette-Portrait-Male-520-x-576Name: Ioana Popescu

President of Leeds Student / Young Pugwash

Studied: MA Peace and Development

Topics of Interest:

(re)humanisation; aesthetics

Ethics; Human Rights


Peace and development studies


Name: Andrew Gibson

Occupation: British Pugwash Student Manager

Topics of interest:

Weapons of Mass Destruction, particularly nuclear

British politics

Ethics of war / International Humanitarian Law

New military technologies



Name: Moritz Riede

Occupation: Associate Professor in Soft Functional Nanomaterials

Topics of interest:

Science and Society,

Renewable Energy, Energy Policy


Name: Cameron Harrington

SYP Liaison – Durham University

Occupation: Assistant Professor in International Relations

Topics of interest:

Environmental Politics

International Relations






Name: Katrin M Heilmann

SYP Liaison – King’s College London

Studies: PhD Candidate, War Studies

Topics of interest:

Arms control

East Asian Security

Emerging technologies

Science, Technology and Society (STS)


Name: Richard Outram

SYP Liaison – Bradford University

Studies: Undergraduate, Development and Peace Studies

Topics of interest:

Peace Education

Community-based peace initiatives

The ‘ Pledge to Peace’ initiative



Silhouette-Portrait-Male-520-x-576Name: Kevin Miletic

President of the SOAS Pugwash Society

Studies: PhD Candidate at SOAS University of London

Topics of interest:

Nuclear disarmament

Middle Eastern security

Security Sector Reform