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Alondra Nelson
Alondra Nelson , Harold F. Linder Professor in the School of Social Science, has been awarded the 2020 Morison Prize in Science, Technology, and Society. Conferred by MIT, the award recognizes outstanding individuals who combine humanistic values with effectiveness in practical affairs, particularly in...
IAS Director and Leon Levy Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf moderated a panel of Nobel Prize & Kavli Prize Laureates to discuss how curiosity-driven, blue-sky science can help address major challenges and prepare the world for an uncertain future post Covid-19. Watch the video here .
Harold F. Linder Professor Alondra Nelson joins Rick Kittles and Vence Bonham in a discussion about how new findings in genetics tear down old ideas about race, grapple with ​the unfinished business of slavery, inspire meaningful conversation of reparations, establish ties with ancestral...
Ahmed Almheiri speaks on the stage at Wolfensohn Hall at the Institute for Advanced Study
The Breakthrough Prize Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2021 Breakthrough and New Horizons Prizes, including current Member Ahmed Almheiri (New Horizons Prize in Physics) and former Member Martin Hairer (Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics). 2021 New Horizons in Physics Prize...