Oxford University — Research on the Global Politics of AI

Organization:
Oxford University
Award Date:
07/2018
Amount:
$429,770
Purpose:
To support Professor Allan Dafoe in conducting research on the global politics surrounding existential risks from AI.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a gift of £323,646 ($429,769.52 at the time of conversion) to Oxford University to support research on the global politics of advanced artificial intelligence. The work will be led by Professor Allan Dafoe at the Future of Humanity Institute in Oxford, United Kingdom. The Open Philanthropy Project recommended additional funds to support this work in 2017, while Professor Dafoe was at Yale University.

This funding falls within Open Philanthropy's focus area of potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence.

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