• Dan David Prize

    Three Dan David Prizes of US$ 1 million each are annually awarded for achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social impact on our world.
    Each year fields are chosen within the three Time Dimensions – Past, Present and Future. The past dimension for 2018 is the history of science (see here).
    You will find a text explaining the aims of the prize more precisely there.
    This text explains in particular that "The Dan David Prize laureates donate 10% of their (...)

  • (April 2017) Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Fellowships, ERC project "MEDEA-CHART", Lisbon

    Deadline: April 28, 2017

  • (September 2017) HAPP Visiting Fellowships at St Cross College

    The Centreis able to offer one Visiting Fellowship per term, which is based at St Cross College and has a tenure of one term, to established academics/scholars coming to Oxford. Visiting Fellowships carry full membership of the College with use of all its facilities and Visiting Fellows are required to be based in Oxford for the term in which they hold the position.
    When considering whether to apply, applicants are advised to assess the financial implications carefully. Each Visiting (...)

  • Allan Slaight Chair for the Study of the Conjuring Arts

    Carleton University Presentation text
    Endowed by the Slaight Family Foundation with a $2 million matched leadership gift, this Chair reflects Allan Slaight’s lifelong dedication to, intellectual interest in, and scholarship on magic. Areas of research related to the conjuring arts include psychology, history, literature, communication, media, religious studies, and theatre. Focusing on perception, illusion, deception, influence, and the history of magic, the study of the (...)