The Oxford Martin School is pleased to invite proposals for new research programmes to investigate how society can steer a path through the unpredictable consequences of scientific progress. More
Â£1m for artificial intelligence risk research
Â£1 million from a fund set up by Elon Musk will go into creating a joint Oxford-Cambridge centre for policy and technical research into the development of machine intelligence, headed up by the Director of the Oxford Martin School's Future of Humanity Institute, Nick Bostrom. More
Tony Atkinson to chair poverty commission
Professor Sir Tony Atkinson, of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, is to chair the new World Bank Commission on Global Poverty, which will report on the best ways to measure and monitor poverty around the world. More
New data on birthweight and cancer risk
New data from an international consortium led by Professor Terry Dwyer of the George Institute for Global Health, Oxford Martin School, is helping unlock the mystery of the causes of childhood cancer. More
Assessing and strengthening cyber security
The launch of a report on strategic priorities for Kosovo marks a key stage in the partnership between the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre and the World Bank to help countries around the world protect themselves from cyber threats. More
Op-ed: Europe in 'halfway house of horrors'
Writing for Bloomberg View, INET Oxford Executive Director Eric Beinhocker says the Greek bailout deal "does nothing to address the fundamental issues that have repeatedly landed Europe in crisis since 2009". More
Why are we waiting to tackle climate change?
On 19 October the School will welcome Lord Stern, a member of the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations, for a talk on his new book, 'Why are we waiting? The logic, urgency, and promise of tackling climate change'. More
Chris Lintott awarded 2015 Kelvin Medal
Professor Chris Lintott, Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford and former Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Computational Cosmology, has been awarded the Institute of Physics Kelvin Medal. More
Prestigious fellowship for INET economist
Dr Felix Pretis, a Fellow in the Economic Modelling team at INET Oxford, has been awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship by the British Academy. More
Blog: Can nanotechnology reduce inequality?
Professor Sonia Contera, Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Nanontechnology, looks at the potential impacts of widespread technological transformation. More
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