Do Research that Improves the World
We help students choose impactful thesis topics and build research careers.
Are you a bachelors, masters or PhD student searching for a thesis or research project that has great potential to significantly improve the world? Start by exploring the thesis topics we recommend and applying for coaching. We’ll help you find the ideas and resources you need to increase your impact.
Students we've advised
Our expert network
Our coaches can connect you to researchers from our network of over 100 experts, who can help you find the most important open questions in your field.
Philip Trammel is a research affiliate at the Global Priorities Institute at Oxford University. He advises students on applications of economic theory to global priorities research.
Dr Cassidy Nelson
Cassidy Nelson is Co-Lead of the Biosecurity Research Group at the Future of Humanity Institute. She advises students on health security, biosecurity and pandemic prevention.
Vanessa is a research associate at the Machine Intelligence Research Institute. She advises students in mathematics, computer science and other quantitative degrees interested in human aligned artificial intelligence research.
Prof David Denkenberger
David Denkenberger co-founded and directs the Alliance to Feed the Earth in Disasters (ALLFED). He has 65 peer-reviewed publications and is the third most prolific author in the field of existential and global catastrophic risk.
Maxime is a co-founder and chief executive officer of the Simon Institute for Longterm Governance. Max advises students in political science, behavioural sciences, mathematics and physics interested in improving political decision making.
Parendi Birdie is the Head of Brand Strategy at Mission Barns. She advises students who are interested in both technical and non-technical areas of the field of cellular agriculture.
David is the Principal Research Manager at Rethink Priorities and a research fellow at Canterbury Christ Church University. David advises students interested in moral psychology and empirical social science.
There are many other researchers and collaborators for whose support we are very grateful.