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Regional roles in global shocks explored in workshop

The Oxford Martin Programme on Changing Global Orders recently held a workshop on the role regional bodies play in managing shocks to the international system (e.g. the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East or the effects of the global pandemic) in collaboration with the United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies.

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The just transition in South Africa: jobs and livelihoods in the coal industry

Our programme on the Future of Development collaborated with researchers from the Development Policy Research Unit in the University of Cape Town to conduct an in-depth analysis of the coal labour market in South Africa.

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Oxford Martin skills report shapes Polish youth school

In 2016, the Oxford Martin School collaborated with learning company Pearson and innovation foundation Nesta to provide a report offering new insights and evidence about the skills and competencies that would be required for businesses, governments, and education experts in 2030.

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AI ethics are ignoring children, say Oxford Martin researchers

Researchers from the Oxford Martin Programme on Ethical Web and Data Architectures (EWADA), University of Oxford, have called for a more considered approach when embedding ethical principles in the development and governance of AI for children.

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About The Oxford Martin School

This century, specifically the next few decades, is a critical turning point for humanity. Our community of more than 200 academics, work across more than 30 programmes of solutions-focused, pioneering research. We support novel and high-risk projects that often do not fit within conventional funding channels, with the belief that breaking boundaries and innovative collaborations can help to solve the most pressing global challenges of our time.

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COVID-19: our research

Many of the Oxford Martin School’s researchers are involved in the urgent global effort to understand novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and its health, economic and social impacts. Some of our leading researchers are also involved in the UK government response to the pandemic.

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