The Oxford Martin School aims to become a leading source of policy-relevant research.
Impact is an essential consideration in all our research. Our scholars work hard to translate and promote their ideas in ways that will inform evidence-based policy making.
Oxford Martin School academics have informed thinking around significant global policy debates. They have helped develop alternatives beyond the Kyoto Protocol, provided timely advice to organisations such as the World Health Organization on dangerous global pandemics, and contributed to influential UN Human Development reports. Closer to home, our academics have helped challenge the UK Government to explore policy questions beyond the electoral term – from drug scenario planning, to the future sustainability of tropical forests, to the longer term implications of an ageing population for public services.
Through workshops, lectures, private forums, policy debates and seminars, the School provides opportunities for policy makers, industry leaders and experts to explore and debate critical issues of the 21st century, whilst also fostering networks for robust exchange and advice.
Oxford Martin School's Head of Policy is Natalie Day.