Insecurity and Innovation: From Bugs to Borgs

Insecurity and Innovation: From Bugs to Borgs

Insecurity and Innovation: From Bugs to Borgs 11 December 2018, 12:30 – 14:00 SG2, Alison Richard Building Description Brett Edwards (Lecturer, Department of Politics, Languages, and International Studies; University of Bath) This talk examines how emergent trends in innovation and its governance are raising new and old questions about how to control technology- especially on … Continue reading

Amesbury Incident

Amesbury Incident

An incident involving the poisoning of two people in Amesbury is currently unfolding. I will be updating information on this incident here as it emerges over the next few days. There are daily summaries at the top of this document and you can scroll  down for more in-depth coverage of events.  This is a live … Continue reading

Understanding the lab analysis of the Salisbury poisoning: where the technical meets the political- Talk, Bath 11th May

Understanding the lab analysis of the Salisbury poisoning: where the technical meets the political- Talk, Bath 11th May

The recent Salisbury poisoning sets the scene for an interesting case study of the tensions between needs for confidentiality and needs for transparency in international investigations Following the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury in early March, the UK Government asked the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to confirm its … Continue reading