Arctic Landscape
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Doctors with Bacteriological Protection
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Science Museum Space Exploration
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Working Groups

The Sycamore Insitute prides itself on creating environments where undergraduate students can explore various topics related to national security. Our working groups enable students to connect with late-stage career professionals while furthering their subject matter expertise​

 Arctic Policy 

The arctic policy working group is responsible for facilitating extensive and long-term research exploring how the impact of climate change on the Arctic will affect both U.S. and international security.

 Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Weapons 

The CBRN working group explores how the proliferation of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons and the increasing number and accessibility of dual use technologies influence and impact international security.
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Frozen Landscape
Lunar Craters

 Space Cooperation 

The space cooperation working group strives to expand our understanding of how the increasing accessibility of space presents new challenges to both U.S. and international security.