Oxford Martin School Newsletter August 2011. In this issue: Inspiring new academic collaboration | "Meeting minds" alumni weekend | Call for Papers  
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Inspiring new academic collaboration

What happens next in the Oxford Martin funding call? Following an unprecedented response to our latest funding call, the Oxford Martin School's Management Committee have spent much of their summer so far reviewing the 335 expressions of interest that were received from across Oxford University. Their aim is to apply the School's criteria to invite groups of academics to work together on 21st century challenges and opportunities. Read more...

Royal Society honours

Latest updates

Royal Society honours: At the end of July, the Royal Society named two Oxford Martin School among its 2011 medallists.
Recent press coverage: Our academics in the news on economics, technology and health.

2011 Alumni Weekend

Events coming up

1-2 September"Law and Ethics in War", Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
16-18 September"Meeting Minds - 21st century challenges", Oxford University's Alumni Weekend
21-22 September:  "Biodiversity beyond protected areas", Biodiversity Institute

Webcasts with IQ2

Featured webcasts

Our latest partnership initiative with Intelligence Squared brings a selection of filmed interviews with our academics, in advance of their participation in the IQ2 IF Conference
Some of the ideas: Technology and changes in cognition; Privacy and smart meters; Impacts of lifespan extension...
Seminar Series: Is the planet full?

Seminar Series

Is the planet full? Our next series of seminars brings together cross-disciplinary perspectives on the challenges of population growth to our food, water, energy, health and financial systems. Will humanity as a whole be able to adapt to meet the challenges ahead?

Publication - Spermless male mosquitoes

Featured publication

Fighting malaria with infertility: A new publication co-authored by Professor Charles Godfray (Biodiversity Institute) provides evidence of successful alternative approaches to insecticides in combatting insect borne diseases.


Could you be our missing piece?  We are currently advertising two exciting opportunities to join the Oxford Martin School team. 
* Research Assistant 
* Executive Assistant
Closing date: 9 September 2011.

Future of African Rainforests

Call for papers

Climate change and deforestation: The Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests has issued a call for papers for its conference on the fate of African tropical forests. This will be a key international event taking place in early 2012.
Visit our website to read more insights into our cutting-edge research tackling 21st century challenges.
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