Gareth Evans

Dr Gareth Evans spent nearly twenty years, developing and implementing commercial R&D, waste/water recycling and pollution control programmes, gaining experience in land and wetland management, project management and pilot plant design/commissioning. He was also responsible for feasibility studies for European 5th framework programme and involved as a consultant on a projects in the UK, Europe, Turkey and Tasmania. A member of the European Federation of Biotechnology, he was then approached to lead the Environmental Biotechnology teaching at the University of Durham. He now writes extensively on environmental, scientific and technical subjects in a variety of international magazines and online media.

All articles by Gareth Evans

  1. Brain computer interfacing: a big step towards military mind-control

    Jonathan D. Moreno, the author of ‘Mind Wars: Brain Research and National Defense’, and who has served on a number…
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    16 Jul
  2. The hole in the fence – Israel’s Waterfall Security talks cyber security

    Gareth Evans: What are the threats? Lior Frenkel: The most common threats come from the business networks to which critical…
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    8 May
  3. FANG – crowd-sourcing brings DARPA’s ‘Swimming Tank’ to life

    Against the background of fast evolving technologies, changing military needs and dwindling defence budgets, conventional approaches to design and manufacturing…
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    25 Mar
  4. The heavyweights take on ballistics

    Recent campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan have bloodily and very effectively showcased the danger that explosives pose to even the…
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    12 Feb
  5. Handheld biometric technology – facing up to the future battlefield

    "Sometime between ’06 and ’07 in Iraq, that’s when biometrics became a game changer," explains Colonel Natalie Jacaruso in the…
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    24 Oct
  6. Biometrics – redefining the phrase ‘don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes’

    Little more than five years ago, biometric technology still largely represented a new and somewhat unconventional item in the military…
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    10 Jan
  7. Mind over mismatch – the challenge of maintaining a modern supply chain

    Colonel John Ferrari, Nato Training Mission Afghanistan’s deputy programmes commander, has described logistics as "probably the most complicated thing an…
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    8 Dec
  8. Israeli Surveillance: Technologies of the Future

    The State of Israel was born amid conflict, and its unique position in global geopolitics has ensured that issues of…
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    2 Feb
  9. Defence Takes National Approach in Asia

    The shape of the Asia-Pacific defence landscape continues to evolve as the ongoing moves to reorganise and re-equip armed forces…
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    7 Dec

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