Clarissa Rios Rojas

Research Associate

Centre for the Study of Existential Risk

About Clarissa

Clarissa works at the interface of science and policymaking at the project ‘A Science of Global Risk’. She is a Peruvian scientist that started her career as a researcher on molecular biology, neurosciences, biomedicine and developmental biology. Her current work is focused on a variety of topics such as science policy, international security, risks of emerging technologies, science diplomacy, foresight, co-creation of policy and management of Global Risks (such as nuclear war, the misuse of Artificial Intelligence, bioweapons, human-engineered pandemics, etc). She uses her experience and scientific background to conduct research on global risks and provides scientific evidence and advice to policymakers and international institutions around the world. (

Their Sessions

11:00 am - 11:40 am 14th June 2021

We live in unpredictable times. From emerging conspiracy networks and rogue AI to despot regimes and disastrous cyber security failures. The threats loom large. What do the experts say about...

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