Victor Lovic

at Imperial College London

Victor Lovic
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Policy Intern, Centre for Science and Policy

Victor works in the field of quantum communications, an emerging technology which offers secure communications based on the laws of quantum physics. His PhD studies focus on the so-called implementation security of quantum communication systems, investigating the potential security vulnerabilities that might arise due to imperfect implementations of the technology. He is interested in the policy implications of this and other emerging technologies and has written on the topic for the Cambridge Journal of Science and Policy.

More broadly, Victor is interested in the potential of emerging technologies to influence the world in good or bad ways, and thinks that good policymaking is key to ensuring good outcomes while mitigating any risks. He hopes to use his career to help develop and implement such policies.

Previously, Victor studied Physics at the University of Glasgow. He enjoys hiking and cycling in his spare time and has a passion for DIY.

  • 11 March 2022, 5:30pm

    Democracy and distrust after the pandemic

    The 2022 Dr Seng Tee Lee Lecture was delivered by Professor Shelia Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard Kennedy School.

  • 11 June 2020, 9:30am

    CSaP Annual Conference Seminar Series 2020

    This year instead of holding a one-day annual conference in London, we will be delivering a series of virtual seminars in May and June on topics that CSaP and our network have worked on over the past year

  • In news articles

    Covid modelling

    How have scientists contributed to UK government decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic? In CSaP's Science and Policy Podcast, Dr Rob Doubleday was joined by Julia Gog, Professor of Mathematical Biology at the University of Cambridge, and Sir John Aston, Harding Professor of Statistics in Public Life.

  • In news articles

    Ebola

    For CSaP's Science and Policy Podcast, the Centre's Executive Director Dr Rob Doubleday was joined by Sir Oliver Letwin, a former Cabinet Minister, Professor Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, and Professor Dame Sally Davies, former Chief Medical Officer for England, to discuss how science advice was used by decision-makers during the Ebola Outbreak in 2014.