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


Fraying at the Seams? Chemical and Biological Weapons on the Margins (2016)

In Exploring Peace: ISA's 57th Annual Convention, March 16th-19th, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia

Revill, James
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The Problems of Prohibition: Chemical Weapons and the Syrian Conflict (2016)

History and Policy

McLeish, Caitríona, Spelling, Alex, and Balmer, Brian

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A Decade of Synthetic Biology in the Context of the BTWC and the CWC (2016)

Policy Paper 10, Biochemical Security 2030 Project, University of Bath

Edwards, Brett and Revill, James
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Syria Collection: Workshop Summary (2016)

In Harvard Sussex Program (HSP) / Cranfield Workshop: Capturing Data on Chemical Weapons Allegations and Use in Syria | Potential Implications of Recent Events in Syria for the Chemical Weapons Regime

Revill, James, McLeish, Caitríona, Johnson, Steve, Ghionis, Alexander and Edwards, Brett
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Boundary Blurring: Low Lethality CBW and their Application in Law Enforcement (2016)

In Exploring Peace: ISA's 57th Annual Convention, March 16th-19th, 2016, Atlanta, Georgia

McLeish, Caitríona

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Preventing ‘A Virological Hiroshima’: Cold War Press Coverage of Biological Weapons Disarmament (2016)

Journal of War & Culture Studies, 9:1, 74-90, DOI: 10.1080/17526272.2015.1101877

Balmer, Brian, Spelling, Alex and McLeish, Caitríona
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The International Effort to Eliminate Chemical Weapons from Syria (2016)

Syria Workshop Paper [Unpublished - Available On Request]

Robinson, Julian Perry
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Reported Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria During 1982 Through to 2015 (2016)

Syria Workshop Paper [Unpublished - Available On Request]

Robinson, Julian Perry
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Gaps and Lies in Information on the Ghouta Event (2016)

Syria Workshop Paper [Unpublished - Available On Request]

Robinson, Julian Perry
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The Geneva Protocol at 90: Some Notes from History (2015)

In: 1925-2015: The Geneva Protocol at 90, 15th December 2015, Meeting of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention, United Nations, Geneva.

McLeish, Caitriona and Lentzos, Filippa

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Estimating the costs of compliance options for the BWC (2015)

Trust & Verify, October-December 2015, Issue 151, pp. 1-5.

Revill, James and McLeish, Caitriona

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Status quo or evolution: What next for the intersessional process of the biological and toxin weapon (2015)

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Vol. 67, Issue 3, pp. 34-43.

McLeish, Caitriona

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What Counts as the Hostile Use of Chemicals? (2015)

In Balmer, B and Rappert, B (eds.) Absence in Science, Security and Policy: From Research Agendas to Global Strategy | Palgrave Macmillan, London.

Revill, James and Edwards, Brett

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The Geneva Protocol at 90: An Anchor for Arms Control? (2015)

The Guardian

Spelling, Alex, Balmer, Brian and McLeish, Caitriona

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The Role of WHO in the BWC Negotiations (2015)

In World Health Organization Global Health Histories, Seminar 88, Geneva,

McLeish, Caitriona
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Happy birthday to the Biological Weapons Convention (2015)

The Guardian

Revill, James and McLeish, Caitriona

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The Internationally Supported Destruction Process (2015)

Discussion Paper. The Harvard Sussex Program.

Ghionis, Alex and McLeish, Caitriona

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Biosecurity Codes of Conduct: Lessons from Ten Years of Work. (2014)

Workshop “Preventing Proliferation Through Intangible Technology Transfer And Balancing Academic Freedom and Non-proliferation: A Role for UNSCR 1540?”, London, 5-6th November 2014.

McLeish, Caitriona
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Rapid Advances in Biotechnology and Chemistry and their Challenge to the BWC and CWC Regime (2014)

In: Third Consultative Meeting of the EU Non-Proliferation Consortium, November 3-4 2014, Brussels.

McLeish, Caitriona

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The role of civil society and industrial non-state actors in relation to the CWC (2014)

Oxford University Press | Oxford Commentaries on International Law

McLeish, Caitriona and Lak, Maarten. In Krutzsch W, Myjer E and Trapp R (eds) The Chemical Weapons Convention: A Commentary

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Possible Contributions of Multi-Stakeholder Governance to Enhancing Transparency and Compliance (2014)

In Zanders JP, 'Workshop Report | Enhancing Compliance of the BTWC through National Implementation and Other Means', 24th April 2014, Brussels.

McLeish, Caitriona
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Chemical and Biological Weapons in the ‘New Wars’ (2013)

Sci Eng Ethics (2014) 20:753–767 DOI 10.1007/s11948-013-9479-7

Ilchmann, Kai and Revill, James
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Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria (2013)

Harvard Sussex Program Occasional Paper Issue 4

Robinson, Julian Perry
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A Critical Reflection on the Role of ‘Ethical Dilemmas’ in the Development of Dual-Use Governance (2013)

Sci Eng Ethics (2014) 20:571–582 DOI 10.1007/s11948-013-9450-7

Edwards, Brett, Revill, James and Bezuidenhout, Louise
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The Importance of Engagement and Education for Effective Biosecurity (2013)

In Burnette, Ryan (ed.), Biosecurity: Understanding, Assessing, and Preventing the Threat. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Revill, James

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Tacit Knowledge and the Biological Weapons Regime (2013)

Science and Public Policy, 41 (5), pp. 597-610

Revill, James and Jefferson, Catherine

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A Peer-Review Mechanism for the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (2013)

UNIDIR/2013/1, Geneva Switzerland (New York and Geneva: UN Publications 2013)

Revill, James

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