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Achim Steiner begins tenure as Director of the Oxford Martin School

Achim Steiner, former UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), became Director of the Oxford Martin School on 1 September. Speaking as he took up his new role, Mr Steiner said he shared James Martin's belief that "the wealth of academic expertise here in Oxford presents a unique opportunity to help with the needs and priorities that we face as societies, and as a global community". More 

Lecture Series: Inequality

Starting on 13 October, hear from leading thinkers and researchers on the topic of inequality, the issue that lies at the heart of many of our world's intractable challenges. Speakers including Branko Milanovic, Brian Nolan and Robyn Norton will explore the topic from a broad range of perspectives, and the series will conclude with a panel discussion.

How can we tackle Europe's digital divide?

In a report prepared for the European Commission, Oxford Martin Citi Fellow Carl Frey investigates why the economic benefits of digital industries are not being widely felt, despite the pace of technological change being faster than ever before. More

Statistics honour for Sir Tony Atkinson

Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Senior Research Fellow at The Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, has been awarded an honorary fellowship by the Royal Statistics Society for his pioneering work in social economics. More 

Women's health: closing the data gap

With an increasing number of studies showing diseases impact women and men differently, Professor Robyn Norton calls for more gendered analysis of health data, to help improve the lives of women around the world. More

Opinion: 'CO2 capture must be tried at scale'

Professor Myles Allen, Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Net Zero Carbon Investment Initiative, gives his views on a new report to the UK government on carbon capture and storage (CCS), and asks whether this technology could deliver “net zero CO2 fossil fuels”. More

Watch our events live on YouTube

Many Oxford Martin School lectures and seminars are streamed live on our YouTube channel, and are also recorded so you can catch up later. More

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