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HANDHOLD; Science, Security and Power in Action

2014 - Present

Bourne, M.Degenhardt, T.Hayward, K.Johnson, H., Linton, D., Lisle, D.Spence, I.

This research maps and analyses how new security technologies are developed in practice through inter-disciplinary collaborative research between social scientists and engineers. It will contribute to cross-disciplinary and applied knowledge about the drivers and challenges of science and technology in relation to defence and security needs. It studies the HANDHOLD project (an integrated portable Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive detection device) that involves nine partners including engineering companies, academics, and end-users from five EU countries.

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