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New book sets out practical solutions for reducing the gap between rich and poor

Public awareness of inequality is at an all-time high, with frequent discussion of both the one per cent and the 99 per cent. But what are the practical solutions to dealing with the problem? In a new book, Inequality: What Can Be Done?, distinguished economist Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, looks at the extent of inequality today, takes lessons from history, and sets out a comprehensive set of policies that could help to reduce the gap between rich and poor. More

Where next for treating HIV-1 infection?

Dr John Frater, Principal Investigator at the Oxford Martin School's Institute for Emerging Infections, looks at how far the field of treating HIV has come in the past 30 years, and at the possibilities for future breakthroughs. More

Climate negotiations 'a test of multilateralism'

Professor Ian Goldin, Director of the Oxford Martin School, spoke at the Progressives 4 Climate conference in Paris on 10 April, as part of the preparations for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) taking place in December. More

Q&A: Shaping the future of tidal energy

Following the 2015 Oxford Tidal Energy Workshop, Dr Christopher Vogel of the Oxford Martin Programme on Globalising Tidal Power Generation explains the potential of new tidal power technology. More

Water insecurity's impact on global economy

A new report, co-authored by Professor Jim Hall of the Oxford Martin Programme on Resource Stewardship, shows floods, droughts and a lack of investment in providing good quality, reliable water supplies are dragging down the global economy. More

Full house for Oxford Literary Festival events

Book lovers from Oxford and beyond packed out the Oxford Martin School's lecture theatre and seminar rooms during ten days of events for the Oxford Literary Festival. More

Missed an event? Catch up on YouTube

From Professor Vlatko Vedral's talk 'Living in a Quantum World' to the latest from our 'Creating a Climate for Change' seminar series, a wide range of Oxford Martin School events are available to watch on our YouTube channel. More
Forthcoming events...

27 April 'The world is fast' by Thomas L. Friedman

30 April 'Realising human rights in a warming world' by Prof Simon Caney

5 May 'Nanotechnology for energy: an entrepreneurial perspective' by Prof Javier Garcia Martinez

18 May 'Inside climate negotiations: a personal perspective' by Connie Hedegaard
'Interdisciplinary working means stepping outside your comfort zone'
Dr Sophie Haines and Dr Ana Lopez look at the challenges and opportunities that arise when researchers from different disciplines come together for a common goal. More
Food system sustainability: a hub for knowledge and networking
The new Food Climate Research Network website is an information and networking platform for anyone interested in a broad array of food system sustainability issues. More
Poverty is falling faster than ever but the 1% are racing ahead
In an article for The Guardian's DataBlog, INET Oxford's Dr Max Roser examines the complex reality of income inequality, and argues there are reasons to be optimistic. More

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