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People Dr Anders Sandberg

James Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology


Research Fellow

Research centres on societal and ethical issues surrounding human enhancement, estimating the capabilities and underlying science of future technologies, and systemic risks of risk modelling. Topics of particular interest include enhancement of cognition, cognitive biases, technology-enabled collective intelligence, neuroethics and public policy.

Media Coverage

Sep 2014
Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich
Aug 2014
Electromagnetic disaster could cost trillions and affect millions. We need to be prepared
May 2014
The five biggest threats to human existence
May 2014
Is taking ‘smart drugs’ for exams a dumb idea?
Feb 2014
Radio: The Why Factor
Dec 2013
The Age Science Communication prize
Sep 2013
FutureFest considers ideas for coming decades
Aug 2013
Scientists find clues to visions from other side
Aug 2013
Light at the end of the tunnel for scientists studying near-death experiences
Jul 2013
Man vs Robot: How far would you go to keep your job?
Jun 2013
Today
Jun 2013
Surely it’s only transhuman nature to want to live for ever
Jun 2013
Freeze a jolly good fellow
Apr 2013
Malcolm Boyden
Mar 2013
Chemical seduction: How ‘love drugs’ may one day help couples save failing relationships
Mar 2013
How much longer until humanity becomes a hive mind?
Mar 2013
Google Glass - the end of privacy?
Mar 2013
Brain-to-brain interface lets rats share information via internet
Feb 2013
What if we fall in love in the future?
Feb 2013
Night Waves
Feb 2013
My chemical romance: can medicine cure divorce?
Oct 2012
Future Human
May 2012
The brain processes behind love
May 2012
Engineering love
May 2012
‘Love pills' that save marriages could soon be a reality
Apr 2012
I shrink therefore I am: in short, a whole new order
Apr 2012
Final frontier of climate policy
Mar 2012
Engineering humans: a new solution to climate change?
Mar 2012
Inconvenient truth
Mar 2012
How bright is the world's future?
Mar 2012
Bioengineer humans to tackle climate change
Mar 2012
Save the world by genetically engineering humans to be smaller
Mar 2012
How engineering the human body could combat climate change
Mar 2012
Is the Six-Million-Dollar Man possible?
Nov 2011
Brain doping
Nov 2011
Do cognitive enhancing drugs work?
Sep 2011
Moral disgust
Sep 2011
How far should scientists 'play God'?
Mar 2011
It will happen at some point
Aug 2010
Should we delete our memories?