Letters to newspapers and magazines on professional matters
The Guardian, 2 October 1984. Case of the disappearing Dounreay safeguards. [re Black Report on leukaemia, Cumbria] pdf
The Scotsman, 21 November 1996. Nirex.
The Scotsman, 3 December 1996. Nirex. pdf
The Scotsman, 6 December 1996. Nirex. pdf
New Scientist, 7 December 1996. Shaky argument (earthquakes in Cumbria). pdf
The Scotsman, 12 December 1996. Nirex. pdf
The Scotsman, 2 January 1997. Nirex. pdf
New Scientist, 19 July 1997, pp.53-54. Conflict of interest? [BGS relationship with Nirex]. pdf
The Guardian, Notes & Queries, 4 May 2000. What is the deepest ...?
The Whitehaven News, 6 October 2010. Nuclear waste: Scientist’s view on waste plans. pdf
The Keswick Reminder, 10 January 2013. Response from the two Professors to Alan Tyson. pdf
Nature, 28 March 2013. Nuclear-waste site geology is paramount. pdf
The Guardian, 9 June 2014. Fossil fuels, research funding and academic independence. pdf
Nature, 24 August 2017. Could fracking creep under the radar? pdf
Private Eye, 12 January 2018. Academic spat (letter about Quentin Fisher). pdf
Journal and newspaper interviews on professional matters
The Scotsman, 28 May 1991. An in-depth look at world secrets. [Kola project]. pdf
New Scientist, 6 January 1996. Sellafield's Trojan horse. pdf
The Observer, 7 January 1996. Sellafield dump plans 'flawed'. pdf
The Scotsman, 20 May 1996. Too hot to handle. pdf
Nature, 31 October 1996, pp. 751-2. Nuclear waste plans enter critical phase. pdf
The Herald, 11 November 1996. Geologists warn ... . pdf
The Herald, 12 November 1996. Fresh chapter in nuclear waste row. pdf
The Herald, 12 November 1996. 'Leaks will appear ... . pdf
The Herald, 2 December 1996. Scientists warn of leak danger. pdf
The Scotsman, 2 December 1996. Nuclear waste leak warning from scientist. pdf
The Independent on Sunday, 2 February 1997, Sellafield N-dump will leak, say inspectors. pdf
The Scotsman, 24 March 1997. Nuclear waste dump chiefs 'have got to go'. pdf
Dundee Courier & Advertiser, 24 March 1997. Nuclear waste agency should go - professor. pdf
Press & Journal Aberdeen, 24 March 1997. Nuclear agency gets a rocket ... . pdf
Whitehaven News, 2 October 2010. Top professor insists West Cumbria unsuitable. pdf
News & Star, 26 January 2013. 'It is irresponsible ...' pdf
Broadcast interviews on professional matters
BBC Radio 4 interview, ‘File on Four’, radioactive waste disposal, July 1996 (recorded).
BBC Radio 4 interview, ‘The World This Weekend’, Nirex’s future, Sun 23 March 1997 (recorded).
RTE Dublin live phone interview, ‘Morning Ireland’, UK radwaste policy, Mon 24 March 1997.
BBC Radio 4 interview, ‘File on Four’, radioactive waste disposal, recorded for broadcast 27 May 1997.
BBC local radio telephone recorded interview, radioactive waste disposal in East Anglia, recorded and broadcast 23 July 1997.
BBC TV ‘Look East’ regional news, recorded interview at BBC Scotland, radioactive waste disposal in East Anglia, recorded and broadcast 24 July 1997.
BBC Radio Scotland, 'Morning Call' discussion on fracking, 1 July 2014.
RT News, live interview via Skype, fracking, 24 June 2015.
Fragments of Britain. Open University TV programme, 1988. Crustal structure of the UK (excerpt on deep seismic reflection profiling)