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First Oxford India Lecture highlights role of ‘smart health’

16 Sep 2014

Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to healthcare and involving patients more in their own...

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Leading experts to debate the future of healthcare, geopolitics, globalisation and technology

12 Sep 2014

What are the major health challenges of the future and how should we deal with them? How can we manage the risks that are the flipside of...


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What is China's role in global climate governance?

10 Sep 2014

China's role in global climate policy will be explored when the Oxford Martin School hosts a public lecture by Professor Huan Qingzhi...

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Oxford Martin School Director addresses 40th Forum Villa d'Este

09 Sep 2014

The Oxford Martin School's Director Professor Ian Goldin joined heads of state, government ministers, other leading academics and sen...


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Africa migration paper scoops award at key conference

04 Sep 2014

A working paper from the International Migration Institute, an Oxford Martin School institute, has been recognised at a key European conf...

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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...