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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 initiative that focuses on the future of Canadian and global water resources. The Global Water Futures Project is a $143 million undertaking that involves researchers from four universities, including McMaster. In addition […]

September 21, 2016 Events, and Foundation News no Comments
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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 is what’s going on around the programme during the autumn of 2016 and beyond: Symposium 2016 preparations continue Preparations for Symposium 2016, first detailed here, continue to take shape. Registration for […]

September 6, 2016 Events no Comments
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UC Berkeley Welcomes New Crop of Philomathia Fellowship Recipients

The Philomathia Center at UC Berkeley has awarded graudate student fellowships to six new recipients for the 2016-2017 academic calendar. The Graduate Fellowships are awarded to students based on their prior level of academic distinction and the promise that they have demonstrated in their work relating to the study of environmental science issues. The six […]

September 2, 2016 Foundation News no Comments
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2016 Symposium Plans Taking Shape at Cambridge

A busy year for the Philomathia programme at the University of Cambridge is winding down, but the new academic year will bring with it the promise of more exciting developments. Planning for Symposium 2016, the showcase event for the programme is already underway, and some details are already in place. The event will be held […]

May 30, 2016 Events, and Foundation News one Comment
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Renowned Harvard Professor Dazzles Crowd at Chinese University of Hong Kong

One of the world’s most popular modern philosophers recently spoke at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and made quite an impression. Michael J. Sandel, a Harvard professor who has risen to great notoriety over the course of his career, delivered an address organized by the Research Centre for Human Values, which receives funding from […]

March 30, 2016 Events no Comments
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