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Charles F Barnaby

Charles F Barnaby

Frank Barnaby, a nuclear physicist, worked at the: Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Aldermaston (1951-57); University College, London (1957-67); Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Director, 1971-81); Oxford Research Group; and is the Editor International Journal of Human Rights.

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FRANK BARNABY, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc. (Hon.)

Frank Barnaby is a nuclear physicist by training. He worked at the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Aldermaston (1951-57) and was on the Senior Scientific Staff of the Medical Research Council at University College, London (1957-67). He was the Executive Secretary of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (1967-70) and Director of SIPRI, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (1971-81). He was Professor at the Free University, Amsterdam (1981-85), Visiting Professor, Stassen Chair, at the University of Minnesota (1985), and a consultant to the Oxford Research Group on the civil and military uses of nuclear energy and the terrorist use of weapons of mass destruction. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Human Rights.

He has honorary doctorates in Science from the Free University, Amsterdam, the University of Southampton and the University of Bradford.

He is the author of a number of books including: Man and the Atom (Thames and Hudson, 1971); The Nuclear Age (MIT Press, 1974); The Automated Battlefield (Sidgwik and Jackson, 1987); How Nuclear Weapons Spread (Routledge, 1993); The Invisible Bomb (Tauris, 1989); Instruments of Terror (Vision Books, 1996); How to Make a Nuclear Weapon and other Weapons of Mass Destruction (Granta, 2004), The Future of Terror (Granta, 2007), and editor of Plutonium and Security (MacMillan, 1992).

He has published a number of research reports on civil and military nuclear issues, including reprocessing and mixed-oxide fuel plants, and was a co-author of the International Mixed-Oxide Fuel Assessment Report (1997).

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