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Junling Huang

Fellow Spotlight: Junling Huang, University of California, Berkeley

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 Junling Huang, a Philomathia fellow at the Berkeley Energy and […]

November 29, 2016 Foundation News no Comments
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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. Society is facing major challenges as advances in bio-medical technologies pose fundamental philosophical, ethical, legal and political questions. Who directs investment in the search for new technologies, and who has ownership and control of […]

October 18, 2016 Events no Comments
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mcmaster water network

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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