Finished Theses

Explore the research of students we have previously coached.


Global Priorities Research

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  • Quadratic funding mechanism under incomplete information and aggregate uncertainty – Luís Mota
  • Do anthropic ‘doomsday arguments’ offer a compelling reason to believe that the future will be short? – Marek Sklenka
  • Non-additive approaches to moral reasoning, value and decision making (provisional) – James Hart
  • The health state-dependence of risk aversion – Evelyn Morris

Animal Welfare

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  • Influence of documentaries on individual meat consumption – Tereza Hacová
  • Trade-offs between animal welfare and environmental impacts of given meat production systems and people’s perceptions and preferences of those trade-offs – Jacob Schmiess
  • Policies for different nutrition – How can the state take influence on eating habits? – Adrian Schawalder
  • Understanding healthy and sustainable food systems change: an analysis of recommended policy interventions using a systems thinking framework – Luke Spajic
  • Using labelling to improve transparency in animal production: a review of regulatory and consumer choice approaches in the European Union (EU) – Ruth Martin
  • Do vegan claims on the product package impact their consumption by non-vegans in the European context? – Anita Jürson
  • Following and Defining Embryonic Development In Vitro to Mass-Produce Muscle Tissue in 3D – Michelle Hauser
  • Cueing taste and familiarity on plant-based food packaging: Product descriptor influence on purchase intention for a meat-eaters – James Odene
  • Methodology standardisation and characterisation of important parameters in alternative seafood meat science – Kieren Watkins


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  • Discovering immunological phenotypes associated with unannotated-ORF products in the human translatome – Joe Choo-Choy

AI safety

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  • Exploring the interpretability of Deep Neural Networks using Information Theory – Jamie Bernardi
  • Frontiers in Inverse Reinforcement Learning – Sayan Sarkar
  • Detection of new states encountered by a reinforcement learning agent – Lukáš Bátrla


  • Managing Food Security in the wake of Global Population Growth and Climate Change – Fabio Rappenecker
  • Can the Collective Action Problem framework help us understand the lack of global coordination on Existential Risks? A comparative study with collective action failures and successes (provisional) – Miguel Gimeno Xipell
  • The effect of early childhood economic shocks on adult psychology and welfare: Evidence from Indonesia – Duncan Webb
  • Initial food production scaling calculations for alternative foods (specifically big scale seaweed farming) – Aron Mill
  • Causes and Consequences of Farmer Suicide in India: Data analysis and policy recommendations – Esther Wenger
  • Carbon abatement with renewable energies in Germany – Johannes Lill
  • An Analysis of Progress in Image Classification – Onni Arne
  • The effect of calibration training on the accuracy of month-long forecasts of future events – Viktorie Havlíčková
  • The Policy Diffusion of Localization in China (provisional) – Caleb Huffman
  • Should Universal Basic Income Be Implemented to Deal with Changes on the Job Market Caused by Automation from the Perspective of Hedonistic Utilitarianism? – Risto Uuk
  • How different transport schemes of climate models could influence the outcome of a geoengineering experiment – Ann-Kristin Dugstad