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The Oxford Martin School brings together the best minds from different fields to tackle the most pressing issues of the 21st century.

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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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Researchers providing vital public information in the fight against COVID-19

Oxford Martin School researchers played a key role in contributing scientific research for ‘Coronavirus: The Science Explained’, a website created by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI).

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Experts defend safety of reusables during COVID-19 pandemic

Academics including Professor Charlotte Williams, one of the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Plastics’ lead researchers, have sought to reassure the public that reusable containers are safe to use during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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Planetary alignment for global Net Zero

Next year will see an alignment of three of the big planetary bodies of diplomatic summitry – the UNFCCC’s Conference of the Parties (COP26), the G7 and the G20.

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New report shows that COVID-19 has accelerated the shift to remote working

The fifth edition in the Citi GPS Technology at Work series, A New World of Remote Work, looks at how COVID 19 fast-forwarded existing trends and quantifies the possible impact of these trends on the future of work.

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Cold chains can help mitigate the COVID-19 food crisis: key lessons from Uganda

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Challenging Circumstances: we need international guidelines for human infection studies

Would you be willing to infect yourself with coronavirus to test a vaccine?

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More sustainable plastics are within our grasp, but more research is needed - report

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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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