Yeling Tan appointed as Professor of Public Policy
Professor Yeling Tan joins the Blavatnik School of Government as a Professor of Public Policy, with a focus on the political economy of globalisation, development and policymaking, particularly in China and the Asian region.
Work starts on the Net Zero Regulation and Policy Hub
Researchers across Oxford and partners around the world are coming together to build the Net Zero Regulation and Policy Hub, a centre of expertise dedicated to studying and supporting the urgent task of aligning policy and regulation to climate objectives.
Heywood Fellowship report calls for reimagined relationship between business boardrooms and governments to stay ahead of geopolitical change in a ‘new era of statecraft’
New book co-written by Jonathan Wolff explores a vision for a ‘City of Equals’
Jonathan Wolff, Alfred Landecker Professor of Values and Public Policy and President of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, and Avner de-Shalit, Max Kampleman Professor of Democracy and Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, have co-written City of Equals.
Blavatnik School appoints Rachel Kyte as Visiting Professor of Practice as COP 28 begins
As COP 28 begins in the United Arab Emirates, the Blavatnik School of Government is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Visiting Professor of Practice, Rachel Kyte. Rachel is Dean Emerita of The Fletcher School at Tufts University, the first woman to lead the United States’ oldest graduate-only school of global affairs, and brings with her a wealth of expertise in climate change and sustainable development.
Award for Kate Orkin’s role in keeping millions out of poverty
Faculty member Kate Orkin has won the ESRC award for Outstanding Public Policy Impact, for her role advising the South African government during COVID-19 and beyond. She influenced £4.87 billion in spending that helped 28.5 million people and saved 5.5 million from extreme poverty.
The Chandler Papers: the world’s anti-corruption efforts need a reset, say experts
A unique group of global experts today called for a reset on anti-corruption efforts, as the first in a ground-breaking series of papers highlighting strategies to dislodge entrenched corruption was published.
Professor Janina Dill appointed to Dame Louise Richardson Chair in Global Security
Professor Janina Dill has been appointed to the inaugural Dame Louise Richardson Chair in Global Security, building on the School’s expertise in international law and government, and its wide-ranging engagement on issues from cyber security to reducing state fragility.
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