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Inaugural Philomathia Prize at Berkeley has been Awarded

Assistant Professor Markita del Carpio Landry of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has been named the inaugural recipient of the Philomathia Prize. The prize recognizes demonstrated excellence and future potential of a UC Berkeley faculty member’s research. Established in 2021 through a generous endowment gift from the Philomathia Foundation, the Philomathia Prize will […]

May 24, 2022 Foundation News no Comments
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Philomathia Social Science Research Programme — Phase II Update

Despite the challenges of the COVID crisis, there are been many positive developments with Phase II of the Philomathia Social Science Research Programme at the University of Cambridge. Readers are invited to peruse the 2020 Programme, which contains report updates on each of the Phase II projects: I) The Anthropology of Medicine & Care II) […]

April 14, 2021 Foundation News no Comments
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Inaugural Philomathia Award presented to Professor Dustin Garrick

The grant will enable Associate Professor Dustin Garrick to investigate one of the most fundamental puzzles in science – how and why people cooperate – in the urgent context of environmental change and resource conflicts. It is almost thirty years since the late Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom produced her landmark study, Governing the Commons. Ostrom showed […]

October 19, 2019 Foundation News no Comments
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Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute 2019 Annual Report

The Kavli Foundation is dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of humanity, promoting public understanding of scientific research, and supporting scientists and their work. The Foundation’s mission is implemented through an international program of research institutes, professorships, symposia and other initiatives in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience, neuroscience and theoretical physics. The Foundation is also a founding […]

August 10, 2019 Foundation News no Comments
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Phase 2 Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme at Cambridge University Now Underway

The second phase of the interdisciplinary Philomathia Social Sciences Research Programme, a collaboration between the Philomathia Foundation and the University, has been launched to enable further pioneering work in addressing some of the major issues facing humanity today. SUMMARY OF PHASE 1 (2013-2018)   Faculty of History (2013/14) Historicising the Measurement of Inequality PI – […]

February 26, 2019 Foundation News no Comments
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