Our research seeks to address the key nuclear issues of global governance, responsibility, and non-proliferation.
We assess avenues for reforming and strengthening the nuclear non-proliferation regime and seek to develop new ethical approaches that can contribute to policy debates in the UK and internationally. Through this work and our partnership with the British American Security Information Council (BASIC), we hope to impact on discussions around the UK’s role in multilateral nuclear diplomacy.
Professor of International Relations
Director of the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security
Department of Political Science and International Studies
Nicholas J. Wheeler is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation, and Security at the University of Birmingham.
His publications include (with Ken Booth) The Security Dilemma: Fear, Cooperation, and Trust in World Politics (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society (Oxfor ...
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Latest research news
This semester has been as eventful as always for NucSoc with a packed calendar of social and academic events. Take a peek at what they've been up to.
University of Birmingham experts continue to build their partnership with Chinese nuclear regulators – holding a high-profile international workshop.
Read the latest annual report from the ICCS, which highlights the significant research developments and achievements over the last 12 months.
The ICCS has been working in partnership with the British American Security Information Council (BASIC) on the Nuclear Responsibilities programme. Here is their latest report.
The International Relations Committee has published written evidence from Paul Schulte and Nicholas Wheeler as part of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and nuclear disarmament inquiry.
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