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Research suggests that high blood pressure is a major cause of heart valve disease

New research has conclusively found that long-term exposure to high blood pressure increases risk of heart valve disease, with significant implications for clinical practice guidelines and health management.

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Eight ways to halt a global food crisis

There are serious challenges to global food supply everywhere we look.

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Achieving Paris Agreement goals: How the private sector is engaging

The first day of the Global NDC (Nationally Determined Contribution) Conference ended in Berlin with a powerful thunderstorm cooling an unseasonally hot day (33°C). It’s far worse in Delhi where it hit a record-breaking 48°C on 12th June. At the conference the message is clear that action on climate change has to happen now and not in the future.

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I Am a Carbon Abolitionist

The future of our species and planet depends on creating a mass social movement motivated by moral arguments, not statistics.

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Meet your ‘Meat Persona’ at Oxford's Westgate centre

Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) researchers will be at Oxford’s Westgate Shopping Centre from Monday 24th to Sunday 30th June and they want you to 'Meat Your Persona'.

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Professor Dame Angela McLean will be the MOD’s next Chief Scientific Adviser

Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has announced that Professor Dame Angela McLean will be the MOD’s next Chief Scientific Adviser.

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New report shows lessons from the past can help societies navigate an uncertain employment future

A new GPS report from the Oxford Martin School and Citi analyses the future of labour markets in a world on the brink of being transformed by advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation.

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Funding applications open for technological solutions to major global challenges

The Oxford Martin School has opened its latest round of research funding, inviting expressions of interest for research into technologies that create solutions for the major challenges of the 21st century.

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UK net zero emissions commitment: ‘Humanity can’t afford not to adopt such targets’ say researchers

Climate experts and economists at the Oxford Martin School have welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement today that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050.

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New Zealand’s farmers have a chance to be climate leaders

New Zealand’s new 2050 climate targets are good news, as the country’s contribution to global warming could be halted before 2050 if the stated cuts start immediately.

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Urgent action needed to address stagnating productivity, says report

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‘Climate change cuts across everything’ - International Development Committee urges aid strategy that centres climate finance

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Making economics forecasting accessible

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