ICCS Projects

The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) is engaged in a number of high-profile projects that are linked to our key research themes:


Drones-imageThe Political Effects of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles on Conflict and Cooperation Within and Between States

This ESRC funded research project will investigate in a comparative context how conflicting perceptions of the use of drones shapes the propensities for conflict and cooperation both within the territory of the penetrated state and between the intervening state and the state in which the drones are operating.

Science and Global Security at the ICCS



Drones commissionThe Security Impact of Drones: Challenges and Opportunities for the UK

The sixth University of Birmingham Policy Commission is exploring the implications of warfare becoming increasingly remote in the 21st Century. It examines the challenges and opportunities that drone technology – both commercial and military – poses for current and successive UK governments.

 Science and Global Security at the ICCS