Past Students

Here is an illustrative listing of successfully completed HSP supervised dissertations.

The Civil-Military Entanglement of Global Innovation: AI Development in the US and China (2019 MSc)
Luke Richards

Knowledge Accumulation from Disease Outbreak Response (2019 DPhil)
Joshua Hutton

What is the Role of the Scientific Community in Assessing the Security Implications of CRISPR? (2018 MSc)
Giovanna Pontes

Innovation in Terrorism and Organised Crime (2018 MSc)
Raul Araiza

What is the Military Identity of LSD and Ecstasy and Why Were Militaries Interested in These Substances? (2017 MSc)
Joel Treliving

Funding biodefense: Gaps in the fence? (2014 MSc)
Josh Hutton

The potential role of Turkey in the development of a weapons of mass destruction free zone in the Middle East (WMDFZME). (2014 MA)
Mert Kolbasi

Life sciences and the biological weapons convention: a case study on the implications of synthetic biology. (2014 MA)
George Oates

What mechanisms are in place to deal with the issue of chemical terrorism? (2014 MA)
Dimitrios Notas

Implications for the Chemical Weapons Convention after Syria (2014 MA)
Alexander Ghionis

Biothreat and policy pathways: influences upon current bioterrorism policies in the UK. (2011 DPhil)
Kai Ilchmann

Non-conventional armament linkages: nuclear, biological and chemical weapons in the UK and Iraq. (2010 DPhil)
Robert Lovsin

Truth, Science and Chemical Weapons: expert advice and the impact of technical change on the Chemical Weapons Convention. (2009 DPhil)
Katie Smallwood

The taboo of chemical and biological weapons: nature, norms and international law. (2009 DPhil)
Catherine Jefferson

Implementing the Chemical Weapons Convention in a period of chemical globalisation - a case study in Trinidad and Tobago. (2005 MSc)
Katie Smallwood

The Weaponisation of Botulinum Toxin: Identity Construction and Challenges to Policy. (2005 MSc)
Catherine Jefferson

A look at the motivations behind biological weapon development and the role of emerging biotechnologies in proliferation. (2004 MSc)
Nicholas Isla

Dual-use bio-technology prospects for governance through arms control. (2003 DPhil)
Emmanuelle Tuerlings

Accommodating bio-disarmament to bio-technological change: the issue of dual use. (2002 DPhil)
Caitríona McLeish

The chemical weapons governance regime and technology-inspired breakout: a case study of LSD. (2001 MSc)
Kathryn McLaughlin

Does the chemical industry have to be concerned with the implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention? (1999 MSc)
Emmanuelle Tuerlings

The governance of dual-use technologies in chemical warfare. (1997 MSc)
Caitriona McLeish

Potential dual use biotechnology in biological warfare and the international governance of technology - Problems of technical change for the Biological Weapons Convention. (1996)
Rayissa Manning

The International Law on Chemical and Biological Warfare: Analysis of Soviet and Russian compliance. (1993 LLM)
Ivan Chulaki

War with herbicides and tear gas in Vietnam: The evolution of post-World War 2 United States military policy and the assimilation of unconventional weapons technologies
Rod McElroy