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Professors and Lecturers associated with the Centre will supervise doctoral work on following topics:
General information about doctoral research in the Department of War Studies, including how to apply, can be found here. This should be the first port of call for students interested in pursuing a PhD within the department. Prospective students with more specific questions about PhD proposals relevant to the Centre may contact the available supervisors listed below.
Subject areas: Wargaming, Diplomacy and Signalling Theory
Subject areas: History & Politics of Arms Control, Arms Control Case Studies and Theory & Practice of Deterrence
Subject areas: Politics of Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons and their Technologies, Arms Control Verification, Science, Technology & Global Governance, International Norms, Health Security and Security in the Middle East
Subject areas: Nuclear Security, WMD Proliferation & Non-Proliferation, Insider Threats, Security Culture and Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT)
Subject areas: Biosecurity, Biological Weapons, Biological Arms Control, Health Security, Disinformation & Information Manipulation, Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT)
Subject areas: International Relations Theory, International Politics, CBRN Issues, Deterrence & Compellence and Balance of Power
Subject areas: War & Technology, Strategic Studies, Technology & National Security, Military Innovation, Drones, Emerging Technology, Ethics of War, International Law and Technology Governance
Subject areas: WMD Proliferation & Non-Proliferation, Proliferation Behaviour, Nuclear Security, Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Riots & Public Disorder
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