- A Decade of Synthetic Biology in the Context of the Biological and Toxin Weapon Convention and the Chemical Weapon Convention – By Dr Brett Edwards and Dr James Revill – Paper 10
- The Central Role of Nanotechnology in Targeted Delivery of Biological Agents: Implications for Biosecurity (January 2015) – By Prof. Kathryn Nixdorff – Paper 9
- Down the slippery slope? A study of contemporary dual-use chemical and life-science research potentially applicable to incapacitating chemical agent weapons (October 2014) – By Dr Michael Crowley and Prof. Malcolm Dando – Paper 8
- BTWC: Learning from Alternative Models of Science and Technology Review (July 2014) – By Dr Catherine Rhodes – Paper 7
- Convergence at the Intersection of Chemistry and Biology- Implications for the Regime Prohibiting Chemical and Biological Weapons (July 2014) – By Dr Ralf Trapp – Paper 6
- To What Extent Was The Review Of Science And Technology Made More Effective And Efficient At The 2013 Meeting Of BTWC States Parties? (May 2014) – By Prof. Malcolm Dando – Paper 5
- Beyond the Horizon: “Wide Area” Riot Control Agents Means of Delivery and Their Relevance to the CWC, BWC and UNSCR 1540 (February 2014)- By Dr Michael Crowley and Dr Dana Perkins – Paper 4
- The Growth of Amateur Biology: A Dual Use Governance Challenge? (November 2013) – By Dr Catherine Jefferson – Paper 3
- The 2013 Meeting of Experts to the BWC, with a Focus on the Standing Agenda Item Review of Science and Technology Developments (November 2013) – By Prof. Kathryn Nixdorff – Paper 2
- Application of the OPCW Mechanisms for Reviewing and Addressing Science and Technology Developments: the Case of Incapacitating Chemical Agents (ICAs) (November 2013) – By Dr Michael Crowley – Paper 1
Series Editor: Brett Edwards
Other Policy Papers
- Science and Technology Review in the BWC and CWC (August 2013) This is our first document output, which provides a short overview of current S&T review practice in the BWC and CWC. It also outlines our project aims and approach in a straightforward way- Brett Edwards.
- First Project meeting Report (October 2013) This meeting brought togther project members, policy makers and experts – Brett Edwards.
Edwards, B. ‘Escaping the False Dilemma of Strategic Nuclear and Biological Deterrence.’ Contemporary Security Policy 36, no. 2 (4 May 2015): 371–73. doi:10.1080/13523260.2015.1061751.
- Edwards, B., 2015. The “false allure” of biological weapons deterrence. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Roundtable: The winter-safe deterrence debate.
- Revill, J. and Edwards, B., 2015. Forthcoming. What counts as the hostile use of chemicals. In: Rappert, B. and Balmer, B., eds. Absence in Science, Security and Policy. Basingstoke, U. K.: Palgrave Macmillan. (Global Issues)
- Revill, J., Edwards, B. and Minehata, M., 2015. Dealing With Biological Weapons In The 21st Century : The role of a web of prevention 2.0. In: Bioterrorismo y Bioseguridad. University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU.
Edwards, Brett. ‘Taking Stock of Security Concerns Related to Synthetic Biology in an Age of Responsible Innovation.’ Infectious Diseases 2 (2014): 79. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2014.00079.
Edwards, Brett, James Revill, and Louise Bezuidenhout. ‘From Cases to Capacity? A Critical Reflection on the Role of “Ethical Dilemmas” in the Development of Dual-Use Governance’. Science and Engineering Ethics, n.d., 1–12. doi:10.1007/s11948-013-9450-7.
- Statement to the 19th Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention given by Dr Michael Crowley, Bradford Non-Lethal Weapons Research Project, University of Bradford. On behalf of Bradford Non-lethal Weapons Research Project and the Biochemical Security 2030 Project, University of Bath.
- Presentation given by Brett Edwards on behalf of the Biochemical Security 2030 Project, at a side event entitled ‘Building a Web of Prevention: Progress to Date’, chaired by Ambassador Serhiy Komisarenko (Ukraine). At the Biological and Toxins Weapons Convention 2014 Meeting of States Parties.
- Statement made by Brett Edwards on behalf of the Biochemical Security 2030 Project, University of Bath to the Meeting of States Parties (2014) to the 1972 Biological and Toxin Weapon Convention.
- Presentation by Brett Edwards as part of a UK delegation for a technical meeting on verification issues related to the biological and chemical weapons conventions. The event was funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, organised by the UK based Verification Research, Training and Information Centre and hosted by the China Arms Control and Disarmament Association.
- Statement made by Brett Edwards on behalf of the project, to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Meeting of Experts 2014.
- Presentation by Ralf Trapp of apsects of his policy paper ‘Convergence at the Intersection of Chemistry and Biology- Implications for the Regime Prohibiting Chemical and Biological Weapons’. At an event on Chem-Bio Convergence held at Spiez Labrorarory, Switzerland (6th-9th October 2014).
- Statement by Dr Michael Crowley (University of Bradford) to the informal plenary session of the 18th Conference of States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention, The Hague, Netherlands, (5th December 2013).
- Society of Biology Policy Lates meeting on the misuse of research. Chaired by Professor Malcolm Dando with a presentation from Catherine Jefferson on amateur biology. (July 2013).
- ‘Dual-use Governance in Synthetic Biology: Promises, Hype and Security’ Presentation by Brett Edwards. At the ‘Issues and Non-issues in Science and Medicine symposium’. Part of ‘The Formulation and Non-formulation of Security Concerns: Preventing the Destructive Application of the Life Sciences Project‘ (PI Brian Rappert) (September 2013).
- ‘Synthetic Biology and Illegal Weapon Development’ Presentation by Brett Edwards. At ‘The Convergence of Chemistry and Biology and the Biosecurity Education of Life Sciences : Synthetic Biology, Neuroscience and Recent Educational Advances Conference‘ part of the ‘Building a Sustainable Capacity for Dual-use Bioethics Project’ (October 2013).
- Smallpox, Bird-flu, Chicken-soup- Concerns About the Misuse of Medical Research
and Emerging Technologies.Presentation by Brett Edwards . At the Federation of Infection Societies 2013, Action On Infection Conference. (November 2013) Video available here.
- ‘Bio-chem, arms control and the frontiers of science and technology‘- Presentation by Professor David Galbreath, at the University of Bristol, (November 2013).
- ‘Synthetic Biology and Biosecurity’ Presentation by Brett Edwards . At SfAM winter meeting, at the Royal Society, London (February 2014)
- Could incapacitating chemical weapons start an arms race? (October 2014) an article in The Conversation by Dr Michael Crowley and Professor Malcolm Dando
- 21st-century science and security (January 2015) an article in Research Fornight by Professor David Galbreath and Dr Brett Edwards
- Chlorine attacks continue in Syria with no prospect of Assad being brought to account (March 2015) and article in The Conversation by Dr Brett Edwards and Mattia Cacciatori