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Zoha Naser

Miss Zoha Naser

Research Assistant

Research interests

  • Conflict
  • Security


Zoha Naser is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) and King’s Institute for Applied Security Studies (KIASS). Her research primarily focuses upon nuclear safety and security, and the impact that malicious insertion of counterfeit and fraudulent products into the nuclear supply chain can have on these topics. She also works on broader issues related to chemical, biological, nuclear and radiological (CBRN) materials, and strategies of proliferation.

She holds an MA in Science and Security Studies from King’s College London and graduated in 2023 with Distinction. Her dissertation explored the role of data sharing in balancing the ‘Orbital Security Dilemma’ and fostering cooperation between space-faring nations.

She also holds a BA in International Relations from Royal Holloway, University of London where she graduated with a First Class Hons. in 2019. During her time here, she was an active member of the university’s National Model United Nations delegations and served as Head Delegate for the New York and International delegations.


As an early career researcher, Zoha is still refining her research interests. Her current work examines issues including nuclear security, nuclear supply chain management, and WMD proliferation. 


'Death From the Skies: The Role of Visual Technology in Drone Politics', KCL Research Centre in International Relations (RCIR), 15 Sept 2023

‘Nuclear Security Implications of Counterfeit, Fraudulent and Suspect Items Entering the Nuclear Supply Chain’, IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security (ICONS 2024), 2024