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3rd Annual Symposium to address the dilemmas of regulating new technologies

The Philomathia programme at Cambridge is eagerly preparing for the 3rd annual Symposium – Body Politics: the dilemmas of regulating new technologies. Soc...

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McMaster Water Network researchers to contribute to $143 million initiative

Some key figures in McMaster University’s McMaster Water Network, which receives funding from the Philomathia Foundation, will be involved in a major research...

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A Busy Academic Season Rolls on at Cambridge

Another new year at the Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme, University of Cambridge, brings with it a fresh slate of events and developments. Here i...

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Featured Faculty

Dr. Paul Alivisatos
Director of the Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute at Berkeley

Dr. Paul Alivisatos is Director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and is the University of California (UC) Berkeley’s Samsung Distinguished Professor of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He also directs the Kavli Energy Nanoscience Institute (ENSI), and holds professorships in UC Berkeley’s departments of materials science and chemistry. In addition, he is a founder of two prominent nanotechnology companies, Nanosys and Quantum Dot Corp, now a part of Life Tech.