Position: Research Analyst, Nuclear Analysis
Hugh Chalmers joined RUSI as a Research Analyst in April 2012. His research interests include the management of nuclear technology, nuclear arms control and disarmament, and multilateral regimes. He contributes research and project support to the nuclear analysis team, and acts as coordinator for the UK Project on Nuclear Issues.
Hugh has come to RUSI from a consulting position at the Verification Research, Training and Information Centre (VERTIC) where he developed and managed their online content. He has also held previous positions at IHS Jane's and the King's College Centre for Science and Security Studies. He holds an MA in Science and Security from the King's College Department of War Studies, where his research focused on nuclear arms control and verification, and a BSc(Hons) in Astrophysics from The University of Edinburgh.
RUSI articles and analysis by this author
The Nuclear Agenda for 2013: New Solutions to Old Problems
10 Jan 2013
While the leadership transitions of 2012 have altered this year's political landscape, they have left the nuclear agenda for 2013 regrettably unchanged. Thankfully, this new backdrop may provide opportunities to find new solutions to old problems.
A Tornado in a Teacup? Examining Germany's Alleged Nuclear Strike Aircraft Modernisation
7 Sep 2012
Leaked information to the German press alleges that the coalition government has reneged on a previous pledge to remove US tactical nuclear weapons from Germany. The subsequent reporting frenzy heightens the decades-long national anxiety over nuclear issues. But it seems no one has paused to ask whether the original allegations stand-up to scrutiny.