Working together to face humanity’s greatest threats: Introduction to the Future of Research on Catastrophic and Existential Risk

Published on 11 July 2018


  • The special issue brings together a wide range of research on existential and catastrophic risk.
  • Research into existential and catastrophic risk is increasingly multi-disciplinary and broad in scope.
  • We consider how existential risk is conceptualized as well as challenges in communication, responsibility and epistemology.

This paper was published in a Special Issue of Futures edited by Dr Adrian Currie, which collected many papers which were originally presented at our first 2016 Cambridge Conference on Catastrophic Risk in 2016.

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