Hyperconnectivity, creativity and collapse

09 February 2012

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, a Professorial...

Portrait of Professor Dame Angela McLean

with Professor Dame Angela McLean
Professor of Mathematical Biology

Professor Dame Angela McLean is Lead Reseacher on the Oxford Martin Programme on Pandemic Genomics and the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease. She is also Professor of Mathematical Biology in the Department of...

World Economic Forum, Davos, 2012. Oxford University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Andrew Hamilton, and the Director of the Oxford Martin School, Professor Ian Goldin, as part of a delegation of Oxford academics who participated in an ‘IdeasLab’ asking, "In today's hyperconnected world, what collaborative models are emerging to solve global issues?"

The ideas under discussion at this year’s IdeasLab were:

Hyperconnectivity, creativity and collapse, led by Professor Ian Goldin
Pandemics - more connection, more risk?, led by Professor Angela McLean, Co-Director, Institute for Emerging Infections
Supply Chain - building resilience, mitigating risk, led by Felix Reed-Tsochas, Director, Oxford Martin Programme on Complexity
Data deluge and citizen science, led by Chris Lintott, Co-Director, Programme on Computational Cosmology
Governance for a complex world, led by Ngaire Woods, Dean, Blavatnik School of Government