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Philomathia Forum on Energy and Environment at UC Berkeley

The Philomathia Forum on Energy and Environment is a series of symposia on topics related to contemporary issues concerning energy and the environment. Since 2009, The Philomathia Foundation has supported these forums at UC Berkeley. The upcoming Philomathia Forum will focus on data science which is being used to better understand energy and the environment, […]

February 6, 2017 Events 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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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 no Comments
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