CDS logoAs part of the United Nations plan to monitor the elections in Namibia, several countries contributed peacekeeping forces as well as vital services. Here, the Finnish peacekeeping forces arrive aboard a C-5A Galaxy transport aircraft supplied by the United States of America. (UN Photo# 157214C) A UNSMIH peace-keeping soldier from Pakistan on patrol in the streets of Port-au-Prince.(UN/DPI Photo #187339C by Eskinder Debebe)An UNSCOM inspector measures the volume of nerve agent in a container.(UN/DPI #158837C)

Bill Durodié
Senior Research Fellow

Tel: +44 (0)207 848 2065
Fax: +44 (0)207 848 2748

Areas of Interest

  • Domestic Management of Terrorist Attacks
  • The Psychological Impact of War and Terror
  • Risk Regulation and the Precautionary Principle
  • Trust, Expertise and Public Participation in Decision-making
Educational and Professional Background
Educated at the Imperial College of Science & Technology, the London School of Economics & Political Science and the University of Oxford. Worked as a European advisor within both the private and public sectors, including a secondment to the Government Office for London. Previously worked in the education sector.
Current Research and Consultancy Projects
Project Co-ordinator for the ESRC funded Domestic Management of Terrorist Attacks programme within the International Policy Institute of King's College London. Advisor to the Prime Minister's Cabinet Office Strategy Unit study 'The Costs and Benefits of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops'.
Major Publications
'Poisonous Dummies: European Risk Regulation after BSE' (European Science and Environment Forum, Cambridge, 1999), 'Plastic Panics' (chapter in Rethinking Risk and the Precautionary Principle, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000), 'Trust comes from Expertise' (chapter in Science: Can We Trust the Experts?, Hodder & Stoughton, 2002), 'The Demoralization of Science' (paper for the Demoralization: Morality, Authority & Power conference, Cardiff, 2002), 'Perception and Threat: Why Vulnerability-led Responses will Fail' (Security Monitor, RUSI, London, November 2002), 'Resilience or Panic? The public and terrorist attack' (with S.Wessely, The Lancet, Vol. 360, Issue 9349, December 2002), 'The True Cost of Precautionary Chemicals Regulation' (Risk Analysis, forthcoming, 2003).

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