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Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

The MacArthur Research Network on Law and Neuroscience is examining multiple effects of modern neuroscience on criminal law and trying to make neuroscience accessible and beneficial to America’s courtrooms.

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Matias Zaldarriaga on MacArthur Fellowship

Cosmologist Matias Zaldarriaga was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2006. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Linda Griffith on MacArthur Fellowship

Bioengineer Linda Griffith was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2006. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Jennifer Richeson on MacArthur Fellowship

Social psychologist Jennifer Richeson was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2006. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do more.

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Atul Gawande on MacArthur Fellowship

Surgeon and author Atul Gawande was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2006. The Fellowship is a $500,000, no-strings attached grant for individuals who have shown exceptional creativity in their work and the promise to do ...

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Remarks by Lukas Haynes at the Public Announcement of the Jefferson Science Fellows

Lukas Haynes, one of MacArthur's International Peace and Security Program Officers, discusses the importance of communication between policymakers and experts in the fields of science and technology. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Public Announcement of the Jefferson Science Fellows

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the importance of linking scientists and diplomats in dialogue. Read More

$2.5 Million Grant to the Federation of American Scientists

MacArthur has announced a grant of $2.5 million to the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) for policy research and activities to provide scientific expertise to policymakers in areas of critical national importance. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Inauguration of the Jefferson Science Fellows Program

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton argues that science and public policy are linked, and should also learn from and at times complement each other. Read More