Smith School researchers are featured in this round up of Oxford experts applying AI to society's greatest challenges. From analysing corporate net zero goals to influencing sustainable finance, find out more about how we are harnessing artificial intelligence in our work.
One of the many reasons I am excited to lead the Smith School is our collective ambition of making an impact based on interdisciplinary research. The School has been collaborating for fifteen years over a variety of disciplines.
Refrigeration & Air Conditioning magazine features commentary from Dr Laurence Wainwright during the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee inquiry into sustainable cooling, where he highlighted the mental health impacts of extreme heat.
Oxford University and Unilever report identifies actions needed to put cleaning and laundry products on net zero pathway
New report identifying the policy interventions needed to address the carbon emissions of everyday cleaning, laundry and home care products.
During recycling week, reflect on various approaches to handle plastic waste, optimising recycling technologies, and the need for business opportunities, regulatory measures, and international cooperation to address the plastic waste problem effectively.
An article exploring Ukraine's clean energy plans references a Smith School working paper on green recovery in the country led by MSc candidate Anastasiia Zagoruichyk.
Russia's ongoing, devastating invasion has pushed Ukraine to the edge of survival as a nation-state, inflicting severe damage to its economy and population. But, amid global calls for urgent climate action, Ukraine now finds itself at a crucial crossroads.
Credible, feasible and actionable transition plans are critical to achieving net zero.
UK policy has failed to improve approaches to climate adaptation and resiliency, with a new report warning that billions of pounds of new infrastructure planned in the UK are at risk.
How can we learn to live with rising UK temperatures, and what steps should we take to adapt to their effects?
As the UK swelters in heatwaves driven by the El Nino weather pattern, which has pushed up global temperatures in recent weeks, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) launches a new inquiry on heat resilience and sustainable cooling.