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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of Sponsored Programs

Cambridge, Massachusetts


2014 (2 years 10 months)

The grant will support the Cyber Norms Workshop hosted by the Computer and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology April 6-8, 2014. The workshop will bring together a cross-section of cybersecurity experts from governments, universities, the private sector, civil society, and think tanks to explore sources of instability and stability in cyberspace.

2013 (1 year)

New forms science communication that combine objective science with culture and personal storytelling have already begun to humanize scientists and science, connect it to popular culture, and lower the barriers to enjoyment and understanding. The Evolving Culture of Science Engagement workshop is a collaborative effort between researchers at MIT, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and Culture Kettle to understand and shape the future of science communications. This grant will support a workshop and follow-on activities in which leading scientists, journalists, policy makers, and artists will compare and develop new approaches to science communication.

2011 (2 years)

To support an action-research program on young people's reproductive health and education (over two years).

2010 (5 years)

In support of an action-research program on improving maternal health in Nigeria (over three years).

2006 (6 years 1 month)

In support of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab's study to measure the effectiveness of school-based strategies to prevent HIV/AIDS among youth in rural Kenya (over 44 months).

2005 (2 years)

For a project to develop the capacity of local organizations in India on monitoring and evaluation (over two years).

1988 (1 year 1 month)

To plan an international conference on the pharmacology of memory disorders associated with aging (Alzheimer's).

1987 (1 year)

To support the Program in Science and Technology for International Security, to develop a readily usable computer model for analyzing nuclear arms reductions.

1987 (1 year 1 month)

For "Seminar XXI: Foreign Politics and the National Interest."

1987 (1 year 2 months)

For "Seminar XXI: Foreign Politics and the National Interest."

1987 (1 year 1 month)

To support the research project Using Computers to Combat Illiteracy (over two years).

1986 (1 year)

To support a conference on Alzheimer's disease sponsored by the Center for Brain Science and Metabolism Charitable Trust.

1986 (1 year 3 months)

To support a project on how dyslexics and readers differ in visual resolution of form.

1986 (1 year 3 months)

To support the joint MIT-Harvard project on the social and political implications of science and technology in the Soviet Union.

1985 (1 year 6 months)

To support the summer institute on technical and scientific problems of disarmament and arms control.

1985 (1 year)

To support an experimental course on political and societal change designed for future decision-makers.

1984 (1 year)

To support effective and sustained collaboration among researchers from different fields on problems of international security and for graduate student fellowships in international security (over three years).

1984 (1 year)

To support a conference on Alzheimer's disease research.

1981 (1 year)

Support to establish a John D. MacArthur Chair.

1981 (1 year)

To support a series of faculty and research staff mini-symposia.

1981 (1 year)

To support a concert by the Experimental Music Studio.