Publications

HSP’s work is informed by rigorous research and includes a number of different published materials from academic publications and conferences papers, to presentations, briefing notes and other materials.

Below is a list of some of our latest publications

Sitting on the Boundary: The Role of Reports in Investigations into Alleged Use (2020)

The Nonproliferation Review (Accepted, Forthcoming)

McLeish, Caitriona and Moon, Joshua
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Chemical and Biological Security Threats (2019)

In SIPRI Yearbook 2019. Chapter 8.

McLeish, Caitriona and Lentzos, Philippa

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The Biological Weapons Regime (2019)

Palgrave Macmillan

Revill, James. Chapter in Hynek N et al (eds), Regulating Global Security Insights from Conventional and Unconventional Regimes

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“Lesser Appreciations: A History of Inter-War Chemical Warfare” (2018)

Rowman & Littlefield International Ltd

Revill, James and Favero, Marcos. Chapter in Mankoo A and Rappert B (eds), Chemical Bodies: The Techno-politics of Control

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Tear Gas Epistemology: The Himsworth Committee and Weapons as Drugs (2018)

Rowman & Littlefield International Ltd

Balmer B, Spelling A and McLeish C. Chapter in Mankoo A and Rappert B (eds), Chemical Bodies: The Techno-politics of Control

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Governance of Dual Use Research in the Life Sciences: Proceedings of a Workshop (2018)

Washington DC: National Academies Press 2018

NASEM, DELS, and BLS (Contributors) and Revill, James, Husbands, Jo, and Bowman, Katherine (Rapporteurs)

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The Role of Civil Society in Combating the Development, Proliferation and Use of Chemical Weapons (2018)

In Crowley M et al (eds) Preventing Chemical Weapons: Arms Control and Disarmament as the Sciences Converge | The Royal Society of Chemistry, London.

Crowley M, McLeish C and Revill J.

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Policy Brief 2: Changes in science and technology since VEREX (2018)

Revisiting BWC Verification Series, King's College London

Revill, James

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Novi-Whats and the Chemical Weapons Convention (2018)

CBRNE World

McLeish, Caitriona and Revill, James

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Recasting the threat of chemical terrorism in the EU:The issue of returnees from the Syrian conflict (2017)

European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 8, Issue 4 (Special Issue on the EU Public-Health-Security Nexus), pp. 643-657.

McLeish, Caitriona

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Past as Prologue? Risk of Adoption of Chemical and Biological Weapons by Non-State Actors in the EU (2017)

European Journal of Risk Regulation, Vol. 8, Special Issue 4, pp. 626-642

Revill, James

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We’re Doomed (2017)

CBRNe World, Vol 12, Issue 1, pp. 39-41

Revill, James

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Compliance Revisited: An Incremental Approach to Compliance in the BTWC (2017)

James Martin Center for Non-Proliferation Studies, Occasional Paper 31

Revill, James
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Could our Approach to Chemical Weapons Help Reduce the Threat of Acid Attacks? (2017)

The Guardian: Political Science [weblog article]

Revill, James, McLeish, Caitriona and Ghionis, Alexander

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The Role of Civil Society in Combating the Development, Proliferation and Use of Chemical Weapons (2017)

In Crowley, M, Dando, M, and Shang, L (eds.) The Future of Chemical Weapons: The Convergence of Chemistry and Biology, and the Implications for Arms Control and Disarmament | Royal Society of Chemistry, London. (Accepted)

Crowley, Michael, McLeish, Caitríona and Revill, James

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Recasting the Threat of Chemical Terrorism in the EU:The Issue of Returnees from the Syrian Conflict (2017)

European Journal of Risk Regulation. ISSN 1867-299X (Accepted)

McLeish, Caitríona

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‘We’re Doomed!’ A Critical Assessment of Risk Framing Around CBW in the 21st Century (2017)

In Martellini, M and Malizia, A (eds) Cyber and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives Challenges: Threats and Counter Efforts | Terrorism, Security, and Computation. Springer International Publishing

Mancini, Giulio M and Revill, James

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‘Muddling Through’ in the Biological & Toxin Weapons Convention (2017)

International Politics. ISSN 1384-5748 (Accepted)

Revill, James

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Evolving Biosecurity Frameworks (2017)

In Dover R, Dylan H and Goodman M (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Security, Risk and Intelligence | Palgrave Macmillan, London.

McLeish, Caitriona

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Keeping Up With the Scientists (2016)

Technical Report No 2, BWC Review Conference Series | International Law and Policy Institute (ILPI), Norway.

McLeish, Caitríona and Revill, James
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Options for International Cooperation under Article X of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (2016)

Trust and Verify, Vol. 154, Autumn 2016, pp.1-5

Revill, James, McLeish, Caitríona, Spelling, Alex and Balmer, Brian
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Options for Article X (2016)

Harvard Sussex Program | Sussex, UK

Revill, James, McLeish, Caitríona, Spelling, Alex and Balmer, Brian
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Dual Use Technologies (2016)

In Nuffield Council on Bioethics, Annual Forward Look Meeting, 25th February 2016, London

McLeish, Caitríona

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Some Potential Implications for the Chemical Weapons Regime Resulting from the Syria Case (2016)

Discussion Paper | Harvard Sussex Program, Sussex, UK

McLeish, Caitríona, Revill, James and Perry Robinson, Julian

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Ghouta Narratives: A Critical Assessment of Syrian Chemical Weapons Narratives (2016)

Discussion Paper | Harvard Sussex Program, Sussex, UK

Revill, James, Ghionis, Alex, McLeish, Caitríona and Johnson, Steve

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Article VIII: Geneva Protocol Obligations and the BTWC (2016)

In Pearson, G and Sims, N (eds.) Strengthening the Biological Weapons Convention: Key Points for the Eighth Review Conference | Division of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK.

Sims, Nicholas, Pearson, Graham, Lentzos, Filippa and McLeish, Caitríona

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Abordando la Problemática de las Armas Biológicas en el Siglo XXI: El Papel de una Web de Prevención (2016)

Revista de Derecho y Genoma Humano / Law and the Human Genome Review, 43, pp.15-36

Revill, James, Edwards, Brett and Minehata, Masamichi

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