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Symposium 2017

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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Philomathia Research

UC Berkeley Announces New Philomathia Recipients for the Graduate Student Fellowship

As one academic year is slowing down the next is gearing up. The Philomathia Center at UC Berkeley has just named the six graduate student new recipients for the 2017-2018 academic year fellowships! The Philomathia Graduate Fellowship in the Environmental Sciences provides fellowships for graduate students studying issues related to the environment and are awarded […]

June 27, 2017 Foundation News no Comments
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Grace Wu – Philomathia Fellow at University of California at Berkeley

Background I am currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Energy and Resources Group, an interdisciplinary graduate program at University of California at Berkeley. Before graduate school, I worked at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) leading a project to understand climate change impacts on an endangered butterfly in the Great Lakes region. I also worked as […]

June 1, 2017 Research Articles no Comments
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