Remote collaborations deliver fewer scientific breakthroughs, says Oxford Martin research
Remote teams are less likely to make breakthrough discoveries compared to those who work onsite, according to research led by the universities of Oxford and Pittsburgh into the rise of remote collaborations among scientists and inventors across the world.
Kate Orkin wins ESRC Award
A researcher from the Oxford Martin Programme on African Governance has won the ESRC award for Outstanding Public Policy Impact.
Mobile network sharing has positive impact, say researchers
Researchers, including from the Oxford Martin School, have explored the impact of mobile network sharing across 29 European countries and reported a wide range of benefits for operators and consumers.
AI demand is booming for the right skills and for the technology ‘glue-guys’
Over the past decade, automation technologies have been a key driver of change in the labour market. There has been a huge increase in the demand for AI skills, which has led to different recruitment processes, different job titles and different job specifications.
Oxford Martin researchers recognised for outstanding economic and societal impact
The government's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has shortlisted two Oxford Martin School researchers for its Celebrating Impact Prize 2023. The prize recognises researchers for 'outstanding economic or societal impact' from their research.
Jobs will be automated, but not because of the latest Generative AI
Everyone is worried about Artificial Intelligence. From writers in Hollywood to computer programmers, recent advances in technology are causing concern about what Generative AI is going to mean for the future of work, our society and the wider world. Is there nothing machines will not be able to do?
Generative AI can potentially disrupt labour markets, say Oxford experts 10 years after ground-breaking study
Ten years ago, two experts in AI from the Oxford Martin School predicted that almost half of jobs were at risk of automation. In a new upcoming study, Professors Carl-Benedikt Frey and Michael A Osborne now say that while Generative AI has increased the scope of automation further, it will also make many jobs easier to do for people with lower skills.
Oxford Martin School researchers explore Generative AI’s impact
Researchers from the Oxford Martin School have investigated the potential Generative AI has in transforming work across industries, boosting productivity and democratising innovation.
New programmes to focus on challenges of Net Zero, AI and critical metals
The Oxford Martin School has launched three new research programmes focussed on solving a diverse set of critical challenges: sourcing the critical metals needed for the energy transition, achieving global Net Zero, and managing the risks of Artificial Intelligence.
Switzerland, UK and Norway "dangerously unprepared" to keep people cool if global 1.5ºC target is missed
Researchers from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Cooling have predicted the impact of rising temperatures on climate adaptation requirements for cooling on a country-by-country basis if climate targets are missed.
Autocratic regimes less effective than democracies in responding to COVID-19
Their analysis shows that on average, social capital is approximately 30% higher in democratic societies.
Damehood for Professor E.J. Milner-Gulland in King’s Birthday Honours
The Director of three Oxford Martin School programmes is one of six members of Oxford University recognised in the 2023 King's Birthday Honours list.
The Agile Initiative invites ideas for new Sprint research projects.
Ideas and EoIs for new Sprints invited from University of Oxford researchers
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