Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, an independent foundation in Sweden that supports research in the humanities and social sciences, has announced the recipients of its 2020 grants. Among the funded projects are a few with philosophers as their principal investigators. (more…)
Several philosophy professors are among the newly announced winners of grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). (more…)
The National Science Foundation (NSF) may not be the first place people think of when they think about support for philosophical research, but several philosophers are among recent winners of grants from the agency. (more…)
An interdisciplinary research group has received funding totalling approximately US$2.6 million to pursue its study of “the world’s largest research instrument”: the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva. (more…)
Some professors see their students, at least sometimes, as partners in education, but Matthew Slater, professor of philosophy at Bucknell University, does impressive work to make that partnership a reality.
The American Philosophical Association (APA) has announced the recipients of its latest round of grants offered by its Small Grant Program and Diversity and Inclusiveness Grant Program. (more…)
The previous Australian Minister of Education, Senator Simon Birmingham, quietly vetoed Australian Research Council (ARC) funding recommendations over the past two years, denying 11 peer-reviewed humanities projects AU$4.2 million in funding, according to reports. (more…)
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the winners of its starting grants. The grants provide support of up to €1.5 million (approximately $1.75 million) for a five-year period and are awarded to early-career researchers who have “already produced excellent supervised work” and are “ready to work independently” and show “potential to be a research leader..
What is the “political-theoretical background” of the central concepts of Kantian ethics? Pauline Kleingeld, professor of philosophy at the University of Groningen, was just awarded a €745,000 (approximately $860,000) grant to find out. (more…)
Christopher Smeenk, associate professor of philosophy at Western University, and James Weatherall, professor of logic and philosophy of science at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), have been awarded a $1.37 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation for their project, “New Directions in Philosophy of Cosmology.”
Philosophers have been among the recent winners of substantial grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a variety of projects.
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the recipients of its Advanced Grants. Funded by the European Union, the grants, totaling €653 million (approximately $802,000,000), went to 269 senior researchers. There are a number of philosophers among the winners. (more…)