This Friday 24th: April seminar and recruitment deadlines

22 April 2015

A brief reminder that the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk’s next seminar will take place this Friday April 24th at 4pm at the Little Hall, Sidgwick Site, Cambridge, CB3 9DA. The speaker is Oxford’s Dr Toby Ord giving a seminar titled “Will we cause our own extinction? Natural versus anthropogenic extinction risks”. The seminar is free and open to everyone.

Toby Ord is a Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford University & Oxford Martin School. He works on theoretical and practical questions concerning population ethics, global priorities, existential risk and new technologies, and recently contributed a chapter on Managing Existential Risk from Emerging Tehnologies for the Chief Scientific Advisor’s annual report to the UK government.
All details are available here:

The deadline for CSER’s current recruitment round also closes this Friday 24th at 12 midday.

Oxford’s Future of Humanity Institute (Dr Ord’s home centre) is also recruiting for a postdoctoral researcher to work on artificial intelligence safety, closing shortly.

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