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New George Institute director launches major focus on childhood cancer

26 Aug 2014

A major new research programme on childhood cancers has been launched by the George Institute for Global Health, part of t...

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Catch up with the Oxford Martin School's most popular videos

15 Aug 2014

From our Distinguished Public Lecture by former US Vice President Al Gore to Dr Eric Drexler's insights into the potential of atomica...


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Big changes needed for treating blood pressure, new study says

15 Aug 2014

In a landmark study published in The Lancet today, a global team of researchers including members of The George Institute at th...

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FoodSwitch app wins Public Health England Award

14 Aug 2014

An app developed by the George Institute for Global Health was one of three winners of a new competition run by Public Health Englan...


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Many heart failure patients in poorer countries not receiving recommended treatments

13 Aug 2014

Researchers who conducted a large-scale review of heart failure data in low- and middle-income countries say the issue is a major pu...

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Migration policies have actually become less restrictive, research reveals

06 Aug 2014

A recent paper analysing the evolution of migration policies over the 20th and 21st centuries has shown that, contrary to popular as...


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How do asset management trends affect long-term economic stability?

01 Aug 2014

A new study from the Bank of England, led by the bank's Director of Financial Stability, Andrew Haldane and compiled with the experti...

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How will systemic risk impact on the future of innovation and investment?

29 Jul 2014

The 14th annual conference of “Les Rencontres économiques d’Aix-en-Provence” drew together academics, business a...


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Researchers map the ‘what and where’ of hepatitis C

28 Jul 2014

Researchers at the Oxford Martin School have for the first time mapped the global ‘what and where’ of hepatitis C infect...

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Centre vacancy - Knowledge Exchange Programme Manager

25 Jul 2014

Knowledge Exchange Programme Manager Fixed term to 31 March 2015 THIS IS A READVERTISEMENT – PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APP...


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Professor Sir Paul Collier awarded President's Medal by British Academy

24 Jul 2014

Professor Sir Paul Collier, Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Global Economic Development, an Oxford Martin School institute, has b...

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Paracetamol for low back pain does not speed recovery – new research

24 Jul 2014

Paracetamol, the pain relief medicine that is universally recommended to treat people with acute low back pain, does not speed recovery o...