Bringing careful thinking to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects.
Research, advising policy, public engagement, existential risk reduction.
The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford. It enables a select set of intellects to bring careful thinking to bear on big-picture questions about humanity and its prospects. The Institute belongs to the Faculty of Philosophy and the Oxford Martin School.
It encompasses the Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology, which aims to study the possible trajectories of world-changing technologies, and the impacts of these emerging and future technological developments on the world around us