Oxford Martin School Newsletter May 2013
Oxford Martin School Newsletter

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Oxford Martin School joins the battle to secure cyber space; our researchers discover flies have personalities; Oxford's 2013 eco-marathon competitor is unveiled by our transport group; and the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations heads to Cambridge. Find out more... 
Oxford Martin School to host Government Cyber Security Centre

Securing cyber space

Foreign Secretary, William Hague announces that the Government’s new Global Centre for Cyber Security Capacity Building is to be based at the Oxford Martin School. More
Meet the Cyber Centre team
Video: Cyber Centre Director Professor Sadie Creese discusses privacy in cyber space
Peggie hits the eco-road

Peggie hits the eco-road

Featuring a variety of ‘go faster’ tweaks and modifications, Oxford’s battery electric vehicle, nicknamed ‘Peggie’, is to compete in the Shell Eco-marathon 2013. More
Video: Watch Peggie’s 2012 progress from workshop to racetrack
Event: See the new look Peggie unveiled on May 10
Commission heads to Cambridge for Global Scholars Symposium

Commission challenges

Dr John Frater highlights future challenges in countering infectious diseases at the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations panel discussion at the 2013 Global Scholars Symposium in Cambridge. More
Natalie Day blogs in The Guardian on the role of the Commission, asking: How can we overcome the chronic short-termism of our politics? More
Flies behaving badly

Flies behaving badly

Tiny fruit flies are likely to have their own personalities, leading some into bad behaviour, says new research from a team led by Professor Scott Waddell of Oxford Martin School's programme on Mind and Machine. More
Video: Shining light on the brain.
Professor Gero Miesenböck explains why controlling the brain will help us understand its function. More
Featured events

Upcoming events

Register here for our May/June events:
* No time to lose: A life in pursuit of deadly viruses. 1 May

* Next Big Thing: Hands off the wheel. Is it time to re-think urban mobility? 14 May
* Future of Finance Conference. 29-30 May
* Next generation nuclear energy - the UK’s role. 5 June
Latest blogs


Thought-provoking blogs by Oxford Martin School academics:
* Kenya's hopes for justice in the hands of the accused. More

* Planetary boundaries as millenarian prophesies. More
* UN approval for first global arms trade treaty. More
* The feminisation of migration: Are more women migrating? More
Vacancies at Oxford Martin School

Opportunities in the heart of Oxford

Looking for a new challenge? The Oxford Martin School has vacancies in external relations and research. Find out more:
* Head of External Relations and Media. More
* Research roles in the Oxford Martin Programme on Bio-Inspired Quantum Technologies
; the George Centre for Healthcare Innovation; the International Migration Institute
We have moved office while our building is being refurbished!
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