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Philomathia establishes the Philomathia Center at UC Berkley

In keeping with it’s longstanding support of environmental research, the Philomathia foundation its pleased to announce the creation of the Philomathia Center at UC Berkeley. This center will facilitate  energy and climate research while fostering learning, innovative thinking and the dissemination of ideas. Philomathia Center programs include a fellows program to recruit talented post-doctoral reseachers to UC Berkeley, […]

March 1, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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Green Chemistry: Collaborative Approaches & New Solutions, March 24 2011

The Philomathia Foundation hosted the Green Chemistry: Collaborative Approaches & New Solutions as the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry’s first national conference. First described by Paul Anatas in 1991, Green Chemitry refers to efforts to design chemical products and processes with the aim of reducing or eliminating the formation of hazardous substances. The role of […]

January 1, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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The Humanities and Public Discourse, November 1, 2011

The dramatic changes to the public funding of higher education in the UK and elsewhere, with their implication that the humanities confer a mainly private benefit, raise serious challenges and questions for those charged with leadership of the humanities. Even where that implication, as in Hong Kong, has not yet had significant direct bearing on […]

September 1, 2011 Foundation News no Comments
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Valuing the Humanities, October 14, 2010

Hosted in conjunction with the Research Centre for Human Values (RCHV) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, this workshop will address questions pertaining to the importance and means of promoting the humanities. This  conference is the first in a series of conferences by the RCHV aimed at promoting discussion and research concerning questions involving human […]

September 1, 2010 Foundation News no Comments
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The Philomathia Foundation Symposium at Berkeley: Pathways to a Sustainable Energy Future, October 1-2, 2010

The Philomathia Foundation Symposium at UC Berkeley served as a platform where leading scientists and experts to explored ways to achieve a sustainable energy future. The best course of action for a clean, green energy future was outlined through this series of engaging and thought provoking presentations.  This conference emphasized the alarming rate at which the planet’s climate is […]

August 1, 2010 Foundation News no Comments
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