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 Plastics
- Future of Work
- Global Development
- Illegal Wildlife Trade
- Inequality and Prosperity
- Informal Cities
- Misinformation, Science and Media
- Planetary Health
- Science & Society
- Technological & Economic Change
- Transboundary Resource Management
Five new programmes will explore technological solutions to global challenges
The Oxford Martin School is pleased to announce the launch of five new programmes of research, identified through an open competition across the University.
New report shows that COVID-19 has accelerated the shift to remote working
The fifth edition in the Citi GPS Technology at Work series, A New World of Remote Work, looks at how COVID 19 fast-forwarded existing trends and quantifies the possible impact of these trends on the future of work.
Cold chains can help mitigate the COVID-19 food crisis: key lessons from Uganda
Challenging Circumstances: we need international guidelines for human infection studies
Would you be willing to infect yourself with coronavirus to test a vaccine?
How Natural Resource (Mis-)management in the Nile River Basin May Threaten Stability
As the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) nears completion, the Nile River Basin is at a crossroads. The next few months will be consequential for relations between countries in the river basin—notably Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt—because dam management upstream could have consequences for the supply of water downstream.
Democracies have responded more effectively to COVID-19 than autocracies, study shows
Autocracies imposed harsher lockdowns but democracies have responded more effectively to COVID-19.
Proactive engagement to understand and address wildlife trade in an unsettled world
'Current challenges of renewable energy: integration in China' with Jose Maria Valenzuela & Hao Zhang
19th August 2020: 11:00am
'How can we achieve Net Zero?' with Malcolm McCulloch & Eric Brown
2nd September 2020: 11:00am
'Energy efficiency in a post-lockdown world: Earthshot not Moonshot' with Nick Eyre, Paul Massara & Andrew Wright
16th September 2020: 11:00am
Prof Doyne Farmer, R. Maria del Rio-Chanona & Prof Cameron Hepburn in conversation: "Supply and demand shocks in the COVID-19 pandemic: an industry and occupation perspective”
16th September 2020: 5:00pm