The Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning teaching and research. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.

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Understanding Biological Disarmament:

The Historical Context of The Origins of the Biological Weapons Convention



This is the main web-site for a 3 year project funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) on the history of Biological Weapons Convention.

BWC Negotiation

Picture:  The Conference on the Committee on Disarmament at work at the Palais des Nations at Geneva (1969). The Lederberg Archive, Courtesy of the US National Library of Medicine.

The project will commence on 1st September 2013 and run for three years.  At the moment the project website is in preliminary format but will develop once the project commences (and once the PI receives more training in web design!).

AHRC Logo Landscape

Page last modified on 11 jun 13 15:00 by Brian L Balmer


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