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Dr Nic Cheeseman

Promoting democracy in Africa

Dr Nic Cheeseman, Hugh Price Fellow in African Politics, has advised the UK government and World Bank on free and fair elections in Kenya and Zambia.

Strategies to reduce animal disease in Africa

Strategies to reduce animal disease in Africa

Four years’ research among South African smallholders has resulted in an argument for attention to local practices in the treatment of livestock diseases.

Balancing conservation

Balancing conservation and commerce in the world’s forests

Research into forest ecology at the University of Oxford is helping to reconcile the competing pressures of biodiversity and economic development.

Anna Imburi

Saving the world’s threatened languages

Oxford linguists play a major role in preserving two Austronesian languages.

Government building

Influencing HIV/AIDS policy in India through mathematical modelling

Mathematical research at the University of Oxford has played a significant role in shaping the Indian Government’s response to the growing HIV/AIDS crisis.

Professor Bent Flyvbjerg

Understanding ambition

It is human nature to be optimistic. If asked, we will almost all claim to be good drivers; statistics indicate that the truth is otherwise. Research by Professor Bent Flyvbjerg of Oxford University’s Saïd Business School has analysed this sensibility, among other things, to achieve a better understanding of ambition and risk in megaprojects.

Dülük Baba Tepesi

Smartphones become Smart Stones

Research at Oxford is demonstrating how ordinary smartphones can be turned into cheap, simple devices to monitor climate and environment.

Bethecar Moor

The value of a green and pleasant land

Oxford research work helps to highlight the value of the natural world.

Peter Tufano

Making winners out of savers

Oxford research leads to new legislation in the United States to improve financial planning among ordinary Americans.

alanhudsonmagnolia

Improving social provision in China

An Oxford academic helps mould the young leaders who will make a difference in the world’s economic powerhouse.

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