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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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International Panel on the Information Environment launches at 2023 Nobel Prize Summit

This new, independent global science organisation is Co-founded and Chaired by Professor Philip Howard, Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Misinformation, Science and Media. It is committed to providing actionable scientific knowledge about threats to the world’s information environment.

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Professor Ricardo Soares de Oliveira awarded Senior Research Fellowship by The British Academy

The Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on African Governance is one of 11 British Academy/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowship recipients for 2023

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The global supply of Cyber Skills is not meeting demand

Managing cyber security risks is a complex endeavour due to the rising costs of investment in equipment, software, and cyber talent. A new Citi GPS Report, The Cyber Problem: Causes and Consequences of the Risk in Cyber Skill Demand, looks at the market failures involved.

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“No more harm to nature”: citizens’ assembly calls for urgent change

The first ever UK-wide citizens’ assembly for nature has today published its recommendations for renewing and protecting our natural environment, calling for urgent and immediate action from every part of society.

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UNDP and Oxford Martin Programme to host workshop on Adapting International Institutions

A new workshop aims to support the next generation of Human Development Research

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Oxford Martin School project leads to £8.7m UKRI investment in energy demand observatory

The new Energy Demand Observatory and Laboratory (EDOL) will scale the use of household energy data to understand how, why, and when domestic activity is impacting energy demand and associated carbon emissions.

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Is the robot revolution compatible with maintaining workers livelihoods in the UK?

Robotic technology has revolutionised production and manufacturing sectors in industrialised nations, shaping the modern world over the last three decades.

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