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Ethics and Technology – An Interview with Professor Tom Sorell

Ethics and Technology – An Interview with Professor Tom Sorell

Tue 15, Oct 2019

Kate McNeil interviews Professor Tom Sorell, Professor of Politics and Philosophy at the University of Warwick, about preparatory offenses, fraudulent romance scam posts, and the intersections between ethics research and technology.

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Research Showcase: Cambridge Cybercrime Centre

Research Showcase: Cambridge Cybercrime Centre

Tue 8, Oct 2019

Guest post by Dr Alice Hutchings, Deputy-Director of the Cambridge Cybercrime Centre

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Opinion: Regulators Should be More Prescriptive About the Quantification of Cyber Risks

Opinion: Regulators Should be More Prescriptive About the Quantification of Cyber Risks

Tue 1, Oct 2019

Mete Feridun discusses prudential regulation and cyber risk incidents in the first post of our October Cyber Series

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‘Does Political Violence Work?’ – Reflections on a British Academy Panel

‘Does Political Violence Work?’ – Reflections on a British Academy Panel

Thu 26, Sep 2019

A summary of key takeaways from a British Academy panel on terrorism and recent research on whether political violence works.

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Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap

Wed 24, Apr 2019

In this blog post, Hannah West, PhD at the University of Bath, discusses her experience during a collaborative workshop organised by the Defence Research Network (DRN) and PaCCS

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Bringing Together the Best and the Brightest to Tackle Transnational Organised Crime

Bringing Together the Best and the Brightest to Tackle Transnational Organised Crime

Thu 18, Apr 2019

In this blog post, Jamie Ward, PhD student and NERC-funded intern at the Centre for Science & Policy (CSaP) at the University of Cambridge, shares his experience sitting in on a two-day workshop organised by PaCCS

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For the many, not for the few? Climate-related mega projects and Human Security in Pakistan

For the many, not for the few? Climate-related mega projects and Human Security in Pakistan

Wed 17, Jan 2018

This AHRC - PACCS funded project investigates the impacts of land acquisition for climate (adaptation) related development projects on the security of vulnerable and marginalised citizens and communities. The research is produced in collaboration with indigenous Pakistani citizens, using ethnography, action research and participatory photography.

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The Pacifist’s Play-through: can we transform video game conflict?

The Pacifist’s Play-through: can we transform video game conflict?

Tue 3, Oct 2017

In this blog post, PaCCS' new Research Associate, Benjamin Bowman, explores the relationship between violent games and the way we perceive conflict in our everyday lives. As children, how we play in the playground. As young adults, how we think about the military, especially at recruiting tables. And so on.

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About the Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC)

About the Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC)

Wed 31, May 2017

In this blog post, Neil Hipps overviews what the Joint Security and Resilience Centre (JSaRC) is about and how it aims to connect with the research community. JSaRC is a partnership jointly funded by the security industry and the Home Office to act as an interface between the sector (industry and academic) and the complex security machinery of government.

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Witchcraft and Conflict: Alternative discourses of insecurity

Witchcraft and Conflict: Alternative discourses of insecurity

Thu 22, Dec 2016

The project, funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council, brings together a political scientist (Dr Fisher) and an historian (Dr Leonardi) to address some of the gaps in existing scholarship and to open up new conceptual space for exploring the to explore the dynamic interactions between in/security and witchcraft – both of which, to some degree, draw from constructions of trust and suspicion related to ideas of “insiders”, “outsiders”, “internal” and “external”.

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