The mission of the School is to tackle the most pressing global challenges of this century. Understanding how societies are structured, how they interact, how people behave and what motivates them is crucial to understanding how to chart a course to a better future.
- African Governance
- Ageing Populations
- Cyber Security
- Ethical Web and Data Architectures
- Future of Development
- Future of Plastics
- Future of Work
- Global Development
- Inequality and Prosperity
- Informal Cities
- Misinformation, Science and Media
- Planetary Health
- Science & Society
- Technological & Economic Change
- Transboundary Resource Management
- Wildlife Trade
- Women’s Equality and Inequality
It is the debt which kills the person: Mobile livelihoods in Delhi
To understand the impacts of the pandemic on different groups it is important to engage with the experience at the margins of society and to examine the socially and long-lasting effects of the virus.
Banning wild meat could increase biodiversity loss, reveals study
A blanket ban on the trade of wild meat could create risks for nature and for human health, finds a first of its kind study from an international group of researchers.
Targeted support needed to prevent automation hitting low wage workers hardest
Low-wage workers face a double blow from automation, a new study from INET Oxford has found; they are both more likely to lose their jobs due to new technologies and less likely to have the skills required to switch to newly created jobs.
‘Building Back Better’ addressed at public online events
From Thursday 21st January, the Oxford Martin School will restart its series of events discussing how the world can ‘Build Back Better’ from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Polymer Diversity: Online Outreach with the Museum of Natural History
We must change what we eat to solve the climate crisis, shows research
Even if fossil fuel emissions stopped immediately, emissions from the global food system alone could raise global temperatures by more than 1.5°C, new research from an international team led by the University of Oxford shows.
Filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam is unlikely to significantly affect Egypt, but coordinated drought planning is essential
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), currently under construction, has strained relations between Nile countries.
'What counts as ’success’? Girls and achievement in primary and secondary schools' with Dr Shereen Benjamin
27th April 2021: 1:00pm
IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva & Ian Goldin in conversation: "Roadmap to the Sustainable Development Goals"
29th April 2021: 2:00pm
'Investing in agricultural research: lessons from the green revolution and the pandemic' with Prof Douglas Gollin
5th May 2021: 4:00pm
Sir Partha Dasgupta & Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "The Economics of Biodiversity Review"
6th May 2021: 5:00pm