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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of Sponsored Programs

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of Sponsored Programs was awarded $6,098,000 between 1981 and 2014, including 21 grants in Human Rights, International Peace & Security, and Population & Reproductive Health.


2014 • 2 years, 10 months • Human Rights

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 • Population & Reproductive Health

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


2010 • 5 years • Population & Reproductive Health

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


2006 • 6 years, 1 month • Population & Reproductive Health

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 • Population & Reproductive Health

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


1988 • 1 year

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


1987 • 1 year, 1 month • International Peace & Security

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


1987 • 1 year • International Peace & Security

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

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

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