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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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Micha el Sandel

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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McMaster Water Network Forum an Annual Highlight

One of the important mandates of the Philomathia Foundation is to support research and learning relating to issues of global importance, and the ongoing work of the McMaster University Water Network in Hamilton, Ont., certainly fulfills that directive. Established in 2014, the McMaster Water Network connects water science, policy and technology to deliver transformative impacts […]

March 21, 2016 Events no Comments
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Berkeley Climate Change Summit

Berkeley Philomathia Forum Will Examine Climate Change, Urban Issues

The issue of climate change could be the single biggest scientific story in our collective lifetimes. But beyond the science of how and why it’s happening, another question must be asked: how it will be affecting the people of the world, and impact the cities that they live in? That’s what the 2016 Philomathia Forum […]

January 27, 2016 Events no Comments
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Simon Haines

Professor Simon Haines: Fostering Moral Values Through Poetry

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 expertise and insight in their own words. This is the first such post, coming to us from Professor Simon Haines at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. […]

December 16, 2015 Research Articles no Comments
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