From risk to opportunity - 2013 Ideas Lab at the World Economic Forum

11 April 2013

Portrait of Professor Ian Goldin

with Professor Ian Goldin
Professor of Globalisation and Development

Professor Ian Goldin was the founding Director of the Oxford Martin School from September 2006 to September 2016. He is currently Oxford University Professor of Globalisation and Development, Senior Fellow at the Oxford Martin School, Director of the...

Portrait of Professor Sadie Creese

with Professor Sadie Creese
Professor of Cybersecurity

Sadie Creese is Professor of Cybersecurity in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford. She is Co-Director of Oxford’s Cyber Security Centre, Director of the Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre at the Oxford Martin School, and...

Portrait of Professor Sir Charles Godfray

with Professor Sir Charles Godfray
Director, Oxford Martin School

Professor Charles Godfray was appointed Director of the Oxford Martin School on 1 February 2018. He is a population biologist with broad interests in the environmental sciences and has published in fundamental and applied areas of ecology, evolution...

Portrait of Professor Tim Palmer

with Professor Tim Palmer
Royal Society Research Professor in Climate Physics

Oxford Martin Senior Alumni FellowProfessor Palmer was Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Modelling and Predicting Climate.Tim's DPhil was in general relativity theory (from Oxford in the mid 1970s) after which Ihe moved into the field of ...

'From systemic risks to systemic opportunities’ was the focus of the University of Oxford IdeasLab at the World Economic Forum in Davos 2013. Academics from the Oxford Martin School debated five key ideas: How do we manage globalisation without succumbing to systemic risk?; how can 9-10 billion people be sustainably fed?; how do we develop an adequate understanding of climate change?; how do we tackle new medical threats?; and how do we deliver a new form of governance for 21st century cyberspace?