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Oxford researchers launch working principles for climate-conscious investment

Researchers from the Oxford Martin School launched a set of working principles for investment in fossil fuels, at the COP21 climate negotiations in Paris. They pose three key questions for institutional investors to ask of companies whose stock they hold, which call for these companies to detail their contribution to the transition to a net zero carbon economy.  More

Lord Rees gives 10th Anniversary Lecture

Oxford Martin School academics past and present were among an audience of nearly 600 people who gathered to hear Lord Martin Rees deliver the School’s 10th Anniversary Lecture. More

Sharing big ideas that could change our world

Academics from across the Oxford Martin School put forward radical ideas on how to change the world at a conference at the Royal Institution in London on 1 December. More

£10 million for research into AI impacts

A grant from the Leverhulme Trust will fund a new collaboration of researchers, including from the Future of Humanity Institute at the Oxford Martin School, to investigate the future of machine intelligence and its possible impacts. More

New tech industries creating wealth, not jobs

New research from Dr Carl Benedikt Frey, Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment, shows that wealth creation, rather than job creation, has been the impact of the burgeoning technology industry. More

Lord Adair Turner on fixing global finance

Lord Adair Turner, Chairman of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and former Chairman of the UK Financial Services Authority, visited the School to talk about his new book, ‘Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance’. More

'A treasure trove of surprising facts'

Dr Max Roser's 'Our World in Data' project features in an Observer article profiling researchers who are working to "show the world as it really is, and as a consequence what might be possible". More
Forthcoming events

12 January Intergenerational justice, inequality and discounting with Professor Simon Caney (part of the 'Climate Ethics and Climate Economics: Discounting the Future' conference)

13 January Conference: 'The changing face of global mobility: celebrating 10 years of the International Migration Institute'

15 January Birth and death with Sir Partha Dasgupta (part of the 'Climate Ethics and Climate Economics: Discounting the Future' conference)

2 February Digitally disrupted GDP with Professor Diane Coyle

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