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.
|Order Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies|
|Now Hiring: Interdisciplinary Researchers|
|Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology|
|Amlin Research Collaboration on Systemic Risk of Modelling|
|Global Priorities Project|
On October 13th Professor Nick Bostrom will present his recent book Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies at the Oxford Martin School. The lecture will be followed by a book signing and drink reception, open to the public.
The Future of Humanity Institute is hiring for two positions. We are looking for ambitious interdisciplinary researchers interested in issues of systemic risk.
On October 13th, Dr. Seth Baum, the executive director of the Global Catastrophic Risk Institute, will lead a seminar on deterrence theory and global catastrophic risk reduction at FHI.
Today Carl Frey presented his economics research in an article in the Financial Times.
Professor Marc Lipsitch will be giving a talk on recent experiments with potential pandemic pathogens and their ethical alternatives on September 25th. Professor Lipsitch is a professor of epidemiology and the director of the Centre for Communicable Disease Dynamics at Harvard University.