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global power generation

A Fifth of Global Power Generation Assets at Risk of Being...

A fifth of current global power plant capacity is at risk of becoming stranded in order to meet the climate goals set out in...
global warming

‘Limiting Global Warming to 1.5C Will Help Countries Avoid Climate Impacts...

A new study conducted by authors at the Oxford Martin School shows that there are significant economic benefits to realising the aims of the...
nature

New Report Raises Alarm at Vanishing Wealth of Nature

New research from a team of Oxford economists launched at the World Forum on Natural Capital in Edinburgh today shows that governments' Ministries of Finance...
blindness

Could nanotechnology offer a cure for inherited blindness?

An Oxford Martin School visiting fellowship has enabled two academics to kickstart an experimental approach to tackling a form of blindness that affects one in...
artificial intelligence

Researchers collaborate with Google DeepMind on artificial intelligence safety

Academics from the Future of Humanity Institute (FHI), part of the Oxford Martin School, are teaming up with Google DeepMind to make artificial intelligence...
vascular dementia

New study links high blood pressure to vascular dementia

High blood pressure could significantly raise the risk of developing the second most common form of dementia, according to a new study from The...
technologies

Researchers forecast future technological costs, and find good news for solar...

Can we predict what will happen to the cost of technology in the coming decades?
insects

Transparency and future-proofing needed on GM insects, say academics

Transparency, future-proofing and improved monitoring are needed if the UK is to pursue the development and use of genetically-modified insects, Oxford Martin School academics...

Wealth creation, not job creation is impact of tech industries

Oxford Martin School study shows that less than 0.5% of US jobs have been created by technology industries so far this century

Oxford Martin School launches three new research programmes

The Oxford Martin School is launching three new research programmes. Each of them has been created in response to a call from the School...