Over the summer, 21st Century School Director, Dr Ian Goldin travelled to several international gatherings in Asia, presenting the School's groundbreaking work in the areas of social change, the frontiers of medicine, energy and the environment to business and government leaders from around the world.
This month, Dr Goldin was joined by several researchers from the 21st Century School to give presentations at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Dalian, China. Following on from the immensely successful IdeasLab session held at Davos earlier this year, the School was invited to hold a further session at the WEF's Annual Meeting of the New Champions. The latest IdeasLab session included presentations from:
- Dr Ian Goldin, Director - 21st Century School
- Prof John Ryan, Co-Director - Institute of Nanoscience for Medicine
- Prof Gideon Henderson, Co-Director - 21st Century Oceans Institute
- Dr Paul Fairchild, Co-Director - Oxford Stem Cell Institute
- Prof Sarah Harper, Director - Oxford Institute of Ageing
- Dr Rafael Ramirez. James Martin Senior Research Fellow – Institute of Science, Innovation and Society
This year's Meeting of the New Champions is focused on the key role of scientific innovation and creativity in the process of reviving economic growth. Presentations highlighted innovative ideas from a variety of Institutes, offering a creative look at new concepts and policies that could aid economic recovery and help governments to prepare for future systemic shocks.