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'UN must be more flexible and focused to meet challenges of the 21st century'

Speaking at the Oxford Martin School, Baroness Valerie Amos called for a UN that is more flexible, innovative and suited to dealing with the challenges faced by humanity today. More

Insights into Google's machine minds

Google Principal Scientist Blaise Agüera y Arcas discussed advances in machine learning and perception, and the question of what artificial intelligence might mean for humanity, in a lecture at the Oxford Martin School. More

Conference examines Europe's future

Academics joined representatives from business, international organisations and media at the Oxford Martin School to consider the factors that will determine Europe's successes and failures in the coming decades. More

New approach to climate change economics

Are the models underpinning global efforts to tackle climate change fit for purpose? Alex Teytelboym and Penny Mealy from INET Oxford look at why a different approach should be tried. More

Improving clarity in emissions targets

Myles Allen and colleagues propose a new way of accounting for greenhouse gas emissions that would align commitments better with long-term temperature goals. More

Fat tax 'led to healthier diets' - new study

Researchers from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food find the short-lived and controversial Danish Saturated Fat Tax had a positive impact on the nation's health. More

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Many of our lectures and seminars are available to watch live on our YouTube channel, where you can also catch up with any events you might have missed. Watch
Forthcoming events

17 May The clean energy revolution: science and policy with Professor Daniel Kammen

19 May The human factor: collective responsibility for infectious disease with Professor Mark Harrison and Dr Hannah Maslen

24 May Age of Discovery: Navigating the Risks and Rewards of our New Renaissance with Professor Ian Goldin and Dr Chris Kutarna

26 May Panel discussion: Our shared world: reconciling individual need and collective responsibility

2 June Markets and morals with Professor Michael J. Sandel

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