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Externally Funded Research

Externally funded research awards and projects

The number of externally funded research awards hosted by the Faculty is testament to the quality of philosophical research taking place at Oxford, and to the vigour and vibrancy of the research environment here. Below you can find details of externally funded research centres, research projects, and research fellowships hosted by the Oxford Philosophy Faculty.

 

Research Centres hosted by the Faculty

Uehiro Logo The Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics
Director: Professor Julian Savulescu
Sponsor: The Uehiro Foundation
Further Details: http://www.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/
Neuroethics logo The Oxford Centre for Neuroethics
Director: Professor Julian Savulescu
Sponsor: The Wellcome Trust
Further Details: http://www.neuroethics.ox.ac.uk/ 
ISE Logo The Institute for Science and Ethics 
Director: Professor Julian Savulescu
Sponsor: The Oxford Martin School
Further Details: http://www.ise.ox.ac.uk/ 
FHI Logo The Future of Humanity Institute
Director: Professor Nick Bostrom
Sponsor: The Oxford Martin School
Further Details: http://www.fhi.ox.ac.uk/ 
FutureTech Logo Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology
Director: Professor Nick Bostrom
Sponsor: The Oxford Martin School
Further Details: http://www.futuretech.ox.ac.uk/ 
FHI-Amlin Research Collaboration on Systemic Risk of Modelling
Director: Professor Nick Bostrom
Sponsor: The Oxford Martin School
Further Details: www.fhi.ox.ac.uk/research/amlin/;

 

Research projects hosted by the Faculty

Powers Logo Power Structuralism in Ancient Ontologies
Director: Dr Anna Marmodoro
Sponsor: European Research Council (ERC)
Further Details: http://www.power-structuralism.ox.ac.uk/  
SRC Logo Science and Religious Conflict
Director: Professor Julian Savulescu
Sponsor: Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC)
Further Details: http://www.src.ox.ac.uk/ 
New Insights Logo New Insights and Directions for Religious Epistemology
Director: Professor John Hawthorne
Sponsor: John Templeton Foundation
Further Details: http://www.newinsights.ox.ac.uk/ 
New Insights Logo

Metaphysics of Entanglement 
Director: Dr Anna Marmodoro
Sponsor: John Templeton Foundation
Further Details: http://www.metaphysics-of-entanglement.ox.ac.uk/

Population Ethics: Theory and Practice
Director: Dr Hilary Greaves
Sponsor: Leverhulme Trust
Further Details: http://www.populationethics.org/ 
Information at the Quantum Physics/Statistical Mechanics Nexus
Directors: Dr Christopher Timpson/Professor Huw Price (Cambridge)
Sponsor: John Templeton Foundation
Therapeutic Conflicts: Co-Producing Meaning in Mental Health
Director: Dr Edward Harcourt
Sponsor: Wellcome Trust

 

Research fellowships 

Dr Thomas Douglas, Christ Church
Wellcome Trust Biomedical Ethics Research Fellow
The science of morality
1 March 2010 to 28 February 2013

Dr Helen De Cruz, Somerville College
British Academy Fellow
1 October 2013 to 30 September 2016

Dr Oliver Rashbrook, Christ Church
British Academy Fellow
1 September 2013 to 31 August 2016

Dr Joshua Shepherd, Jesus College
Wellcome Trust Fellow in Society and Ethics
The Ethical Significance of Consciousness for Bioethic
1 November 2014 to 31 October 2017


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