British drone operators at risk of ‘moral’ injuries

Press/Media: Research

Description

Coverage featuring research by Peter Lee on the moral pyschological implications associated with drone operators. Peter was given unprecedented access to two RAF Reaper squadrons focused on targets in Afghanistan

Period10 Mar 2020 → 23 Apr 2021

Media coverage

2

Media coverage

  • TitletalkRADIO coverage
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outlettalkRADIO
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date10/03/20
    DescriptionRadio coverage on British military drone operators which includes mention of Peter Lee and his work on drone operations and warfare
    URLtiny.cc/77hdlz
    PersonsPeter Lee
  • TitleUK military drone operators face long-term moral and psychological injuries
    Media name/outletPressTV
    Media typeWeb
    CountryIran, Islamic Republic of
    Date10/03/20
    DescriptionPeter Lee's research is mentioned in this article discussing how years of conducting lethal drone operations from long distances is beginning to take its toll on the UK’s drone operators, who tend to be young men in their early 20s
    URLhttps://www.presstv.com/Detail/2020/03/10/620571/UK-Drone-Operations-Moral-Psychological-Injuries
    PersonsPeter Lee

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleTimes Radio Interview
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletTimes Radio
    Media typeRadio
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date23/04/21
    DescriptionPeter Lee discusses use of drones in war and police operations, and how this can mentally and emotionally impact those who are operating them
    URLtiny.cc/yxnxtz
    PersonsPeter Lee