What is the best use of scientists’ time, energy, and grant funding? Should researchers investigate the fundamental nature of the universe…or cure cancer? Or is there a way to ensure that we can do both, even if financial support is harder to get? Click ...
The 2017 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences has been awarded to János Kollár , Member (1986, 2014–15), and Claire Voisin , Distinguished Visiting Professor (2014–15) both in the School of Mathematics. The pair was awarded for their remarkable results...
Peter Redfield , Member in the School of Social Science, has been named President of the Society for Cultural Anthropology . Redfield will rejoin the board, on which he served from 2007 to 2012 as an elected member, and succeed Robert Foster...
Eric Maskin , Professor in the School of Social Science from 2000–2011 and Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences in 2007, and Amartya Sen, Institute Trustee (1987–1994) and Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences in 1998, return to their recent essay “ The Rules of...