Below are FHI’s periodic updates, outlining key outputs and activities of each of our researchers and for the organization as a whole.

Quarterly Update Winter 2020

This is the FHI quarterly update for January to March 2020. It was an exceptional quarter due to the challenges and restrictions created by the COVID-19 pandemic. We implemented enhanced precautions a little while before the rest of the University and the UK as a whole kicked into action. We’re currently operating entirely online, with [...]

Quarterly Update Winter 2017

From the entire FHI team, we wish you all a great start into 2018! In this post, we would like to provide you with a summary of the FHI highlights over the last quarter of 2017. Highlights FHI launches the Governance of AI Program FHI is delighted to announce the formation of the Governance of AI […]

Quarterly Update Autumn 2017

In the third quarter of 2017, FHI staff have continued their work in the institute’s four focus areas: AI Safety, AI Strategy, Biorisk, and Macrostrategy. Below, we outline some of our key outputs over the last quarter, current vacancies, and details on what our researchers have recently been working on. This quarter, we are saying […]

Quarterly Update Summer 2017

Key outputs and activities from the first quarter of 2017 at FHI.

Quarterly Update Spring 2017

Key outputs and activities from the first quarter of 2017 at FHI.

FHI Annual Review 2016

Future of Humanity Institute Annual Review 2016 [pdf] In 2016, we continued our mission of helping the world think more systematically about how to craft a better future. We advanced our core research areas of macrostrategy, technical artificial intelligence (AI) safety, AI strategy, and biotechnology safety. The Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) has grown by one third, […]

Quarterly Update Autumn 2016

This post outlines activities at the Future of Humanity Institute during July, August and September 2016. We published three new papers, attended several conferences, hired Prof. William MacAskill, hosted four interns and one summer research fellow, and made progress in a number of research areas.

Quarterly Update Summer 2016

This Q2 update highlights some of our key achievements and provides links to particularly interesting outputs. We conducted two workshops, released a report with the Global Priorities Project and the Global Challenges Foundation, published a paper with DeepMind, and hired Jan Leike and Miles Brundage.