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UC Berkeley Announces the 2018/2019 Philomathia Recipients of the Graduate Student Fellowships

The Philomathia Graduate Fellowship in the Environmental Sciences provides fellowships for graduate students studying issues related to the environment at UC Berkeley. Students are nominated to receive the award on the basis of their high level of academic distinction and exceptional promise. For the 2018-2019 academic year, there are four new fellows and two continuing […]

August 1, 2018 Foundation News no Comments
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The University of Cambridge and the Philomathia Foundation launch second phase of innovative Social Sciences Research Programme

The University of Cambridge and the Philomathia Foundation launch second phase of innovative Social Sciences Research Programme The second phase of the interdisciplinary Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme, a collaboration between the Philomathia Foundation and the University, has been launched to enable  further pioneering work in addressing  some of the major issues facing humanity today. […]

May 14, 2018 Foundation News no Comments
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Fourth Annual Philomathia Symposium

Fourth Annual Philomathia Symposium 9 November 2017 The fourth symposium focused on the question ‘Where does democracy reside?’ – a topic that has become more timely and pressing since the election of President Trump, the outcome of the referendum on British membership of the EU, and the rise of populism in Europe. Session one: Democracy […]

April 9, 2018 Foundation News no Comments
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Cambridge and the Philomathia Foundation launch new Africa programme

Cambridge and the Philomathia Foundation launch new Africa programme

A programme launched jointly by the University, Trinity Hall and the Philomathia Foundation will create new research and teaching collaborations with African universities, scholars, and students in the social sciences to help seek solutions to some of the world’s most intractable challenges. The Philomathia Africa Programme in the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) […]

April 1, 2018 Foundation News no Comments
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Fellow Spotlight: Dr. Poornima Paidipaty, University of Cambridge

Periodically on the Philomathia website, we will spotlight the work, research, and thoughts of our distinguished faculty and fellows — providing them with a platform to share their background and tell us about their work, in their own words. In this post, we hear from Poornima Paidipaty, a Philomathia fellow in the History Faculty at […]

August 28, 2017 Foundation News no Comments
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