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Oxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute

About Us

Oxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute (OxHainan) is closely associated with the University College Oxford Blockchain Research Centre and is strategically located in China's first officially licensed Blockchain Pilot Site, within the Hainan Free Trade Zone.

The Institute primarily focuses on the research and development of technology and products that support the concept of digital civilization constructed based on blockchain. OxHainan's main research areas include blockchain infrastructure, consensus algorithms, digital identity, cryptographic protocols, information security engineering, privacy protection, code security detection, formal verification, regulatory sandboxes, game theory, etc.. The Institute will build an innovational application platform, talent development programme, a startup incubator, and a training centre geared towards comprehensive blockchain education. The institute aims to move blockchain to the mainstream and to cultivate a new generation of digital economy technologies.



Prof. Bill Roscoe

Executive Director

Dr. Bangdao Chen

Chief Strategy Officer

Dr. Raphael Yahalom


Blockchain Consensus Algorithm and Architecture

Cryptographic Information Security and Privacy Protection

Digital Identity

Regulation and Formal Verification

Game Theory

Blockchain Token Economy




Breakthrough: An Automatic Security Analysis System for Defi

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    Oxhainan Team Won the Best Demo Award at IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS2020)

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    Oxford-Hainan Blockchain Research Institute Was Successfully Certified ISO/IEC 27001:2013 by British Standards Institution

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    The 2020 DCC Student Bootcamp was held in Hainan

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    Digital Civilization Conference: Technology in the Service of Humanity

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    Director and Chief Scientist of OxHainan Invited to Participate in 2019 Guizhou International Big Data Expo

Contact Us

contact@oxhainan.org(Business cooperation) hr@oxhainan.org(Recruitment)

Wok Park, Hainan Resort Software Community

Chengmai County, Hainan Province

China, 571924