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King's brings experts together to discuss the geopolitical impact of the War in Ukraine

The School of Security Studies at King's College London hosted the 60th Conflict Research Society Conference, an annual event that brings together experts to...

Unravelling Russia's War

Russia evading sanctions thanks to 'shadow trade deals'

New research has shed light on how Russia is evading international sanctions with help from neighbouring countries and the “implicit approval” of producers in...

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Concerns over the quality and effectiveness of counter-terrorism training for UK public places

There is little evidence that counter-terrorism training for staff in crowded places in Britain is effective with the current approach seeming to be “quantity...

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King's academic uses simulation to inform UK's Indo-Pacific strategy

Professor Alessio Patalano and Dr Walter Ladwig III have played a pivotal role in shaping the parliamentary report "Tilting Horizons: The Integrated Review...

Tilt Report

The Rt Hon Lord Willetts on space, sustainability and what the UK can do next

The Rt Hon Lord Willetts FRS joined the Freeman Air and Space Institute for their summer lecture where he reflected on how the space domain has evolved since...

Lord Willetts

King's academics will support UK efforts to become a democratic cyber power

A new research project received over £850,000 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Defence Science and Technology...

Global Cyberspace Governance

New project will use maritime approach to advance space strategy

A new project supported by the Laughton Unit in the School of Security Studies aims to use maritime strategy to advance understanding of the role of space in...

James Smith Space Project

War Studies student wins NATO challenge by tackling the security risks of neurotechnologies

MA International Conflicts Studies student Kirellos Miseih was one of the three winners of the NATO ACT 20th Anniversary Student Challenge, which invited...

NATO Student Challenge

Body-worn cameras could strengthen democracy in Latin America

New policy brief recommends governments and police forces in Latin America adopt body-worn cameras to restore public trust, accountability and strengthen...

KODLA Policy Brief 2023

War Studies Academic honoured for Strengthening UK-Japan defence ties

Professor Alessio Patalano is the first academic to receive the prestigious Ambassador's Commendation from the Japanese government for enhancing security and...

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King's part of new Africa-Europe Clusters of Research Excellence (CoRE)

Seventeen research Clusters of Research Excellence (CoRE) have been created to bring together researchers from Europe and Africa, to transform collaboration...

The team at the Africa-Europe Clusters of Research Excellence (CoRE) event

What is the world's problem with migration?

A new podcast episode looks at why migration is such a key topic for the world today and the impact of some current policies being used to try to curb...

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King's academics publish the definitive book on nuclear security with Oxford University Press

With over 60 contributors spanning six continents, and coverage of historical, current and emerging issues, The Oxford Handbook of Nuclear Security brings the...

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King's PhD students host workshop on military innovation

PhD students from the School of Security Studies brought together senior scholars and policymakers for a two-day workshop on military innovation.

Doctoral Workshop 2023

Team of researchers awarded highly prestigious prize for work revealing security vulnerabilities in popular chat platform

The IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy presented the team with a distinguished paper award – given to only around 1% of submissions



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