The James Martin 21st Century school has received 36 million pounds in a matching grant donation from James Martin. [H/T to Michael Anissimov at Accelerating future
The Institutes who will share the money:
Ethics of Biosciences
Future of Humanity [this is where Nick Bostrom, Robin Hanson, Anders Sandberg and others are working]
Future of the Mind
Innovation & Society
The James Martin 21st Century School was founded in June 2005 at the University of Oxford with about 3 million pounds in initial funding.
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