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FQxI Members are an essential part of our organization and our mission. An FQxI Member is a researcher (theoretical or experimental, or both) or outreach specialist who works on topics within the purview of FQxI, has a mindset supportive of FQxI’s goals and philosophy, and has excellent credentials and significant research/outreach accomplishment, and promise.*

Member benefits include

  1. Eligibility to apply for Fulcrum Grants of $1,000 to $15,000 for travel, workshops, collaborations, equity work, and more related to questioning the foundations of science. These grants are for Members only.
  2. Invitations to international conferences hosted by FQxI (based on capacity).
  3. Posting privileges on FQxI’s Forums.
  4. Participation in a community with scientists and outreach specialists excited to explore the foundations of science.

Criteria for Nominations and Self-Nominations

  1. Is an exceptional researcher and/or has an exceptional record of outreach and equity work,
  2. Works on Foundational Questions in Physics or Cosmology,
  3. Has a Ph.D.,
  4. And their academic interests align with FQxI’s foundational themes.

*Note on our current Membership nomination process: We are reconsidering the way Members are invited to expand beyond just the people our current Members know. In the meantime, we have decided to open our call for Membership to all, not just FQxI’s Members.


Members are initially listed in random order, but you may control that using the sort control in the list header below right. Use the search option (magnifying glass icon below) to find people by name or institute.





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