The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford.  It enables a select set of leading intellects to bring the tools of mathematics, philosophy, and science to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects.  The Institute belongs to the Faculty of Philosophy and is affiliated with the Oxford Martin School.

ft-small Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology
cards-small Amlin Research Collaboration on Systemic Risk of Modelling
gpp-small Global Priorities Project
GCReven Vacancy for Research Fellow in Philosophy (Population Ethics)



Toby Ord gives TEDx talk at Cambridge University — April 2014

FHI’s Toby Ord recently presented his talk, “How to Save Hundreds of Lives,” at a TEDx event in Cambridge University. In it, Toby demonstrates that even a modest amount of giving can save thousands of quality adjusted life years.

Vacancy for Research Fellow in Philosophy (Population Ethics) — April 2014

Applications are invited for a full-time Research Fellowship to work on the project Population Ethics: Theory and Practice.

Carl Frey’s work on employment featured in The Guardian — April 2014

Could a “zero marginal cost society” maintain an equitable distribution of wealth?  An article in The Guardian takes on this issue, citing Carl Frey’s work on automation and employment. 

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